Fishing Information: Fishing Events Advice and Articles

The Fishing articles below provide information and contact details for Angling Associations, Charities and Angling bodies

Not all are specific to Game, Coarse or Sea Fishing. All the clubs and associations cover our South West region - an area which includes Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire and a small part of Hampshire. We are keen to promote Angling events within our region. If you have an event or article you would like considered for publication on our website please email [email protected] along with your contact details.

South West Fishing For Life have started a new Fly Fishing group for breast cancer patients in North Devon.

Gillian Payne who founded the group says its offers support and new friendships for ladies that have had breast cancer or lymph node surgery.

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South West Fishing for Life | September 20 2017 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
Environment Agency | April 18 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Fishing is not on the top of the list of things to do when you have been through the trauma of breast cancer, and trying to get your life back together again. But as the members of an organisation called Fishing For Life have discovered it is exactly what this group has helped them to do. SWFFL provides a network of friends and support to help breast cancer patients with ‘moving on’ and coping... Read more

Gillian Payne | March 13 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Fred Leach | March 13 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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   ******** South West Fly Fair, Roadford Lake - Sat 9 Mar 2013 **********

  Calling all fly fisherman, both novice and advanced!

On Saturday 9 March Roadford Lake, near Launceston, will be hosting a new attraction - The South West Fly Fair, organised jointly by South West Lakes Trust and the Westcountry Rivers Trust. The event, which is set to become a... Read more

South West Lakes Trust | February 27 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Fly Fishing Courses at Wimbleball 2013

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John Dawson | February 22 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Angling Trust | August 24 2012 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Angling Trust | August 24 2012 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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November 2011

One of the questions many people ask me when they find out I’m an angler is what got me into it and why is it such a big part of my life. My response always is, “My Dad got me into the sport and for that I am eternally grateful.” Angling like with many of us, to me is more than just a hobby, it is my life and everything I do, the people I know and my career... Read more

Lucy Bowden | November 3 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Salmon farming and
wild fish just don't mix!
What is the problem?
There is overwhelming scientific consensus that salmon farms pose a threat to wild salmon and sea trout. Parasitic sea-lice from salmon farms can kill wild fish, particularly juveniles migrating to sea, while
farm escapees breed with wild adults, diluting natural gene pools.
Fish farms are... Read more

Salmon & Trout Association | July 13 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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English and Welsh rivers were colonised by sea trout at the end of the last Ice Age, and their descendents are the populations of brown trout and sea trout we know today (both Salmo trutta). Resident and migratory characteristics have developed within individual catchments, so that some fish now remain permanently
resident (brown trout), some always migrate (sea trout) and others can do... Read more

Salmon & Trout Association | July 11 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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