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.

Environment Agency announces shake-up of rod licences after listening to calls from anglers

Environment Agency | November 3 2016 | Tips and Advice

South West (Devon) Fisheries Forum

SOUTH WEST FISHERIES FORUM

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2016

The Kenn Centre

Exeter Road, Kennford

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Angling Trust | August 8 2016 | Other Articles
SHADY  CHARACTERS  NEEDED  TO  COOL  OUR  RIVERS
Fish in Britain’s rivers are under threat from warmer waters. Cold-water species such as Atlantic salmon and brown trout, are struggling to cope as climate change brings significant increases in temperature.... Read more
Woodland Trust | June 28 2016 | Other Articles

Stillwater Fish Ageing Surveys
A service to stillwater fisheries April 2013
Understanding how the fish in your water are growing can provide vital information to help you manage your fishery. Our Fish Ageing Surveys are a quick and easy way of gaining vital knowledge about the growth and health of your fish. The service is free and easy to use.
Improving fisheries management... Read more

Environment Agency | June 19 2013 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Learn to Fish for Free

Coarse Fishing Events 2013
Exeter & District Angling Association
Harper’s Lake
Opposite Double Locks, Exeter
Sat 13 July 2013
10:00am to 4:00pm

Newton Abbot Fishing Association
Rackerhayes Ponds
Behind Tesco, Newton Abbot
Sat 10 Aug 2013
10:00am to 4:00pm

Free tuition, loan of tackle and bait... Read more

Environment Agency | May 21 2013 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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 Angling Trust 

  

           ************** Level 1 Course Dates 2012 *************

Level 1 courses are taking place on November 18th and December 1st at the Watersports Centre, Roadford Lake in Devon.... Read more

Angling Trust | October 12 2012 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Angling Trust | August 24 2012 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Angling Trust | July 9 2012 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Of all the types of fishing I have sampled, taking fish off the surface has to be my favourite.
I must have been about 15 when I caught my first carp on a crust. I had spent many fruitless hours lobbing crusts (boilies did not exist) at the carp that cruised around the middle of my local lake.
These fish invariably appeared in the summer months during the heat of the early... Read more

Graham Sleeman | September 22 2011 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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South West Lakes Trust manages around 30 lakes as fisheries in the South West of England. The Trust was formed to provide, promote and enhance sustainable recreation, access and nature conservation at these lakes. One of the most popular activities for visitors is angling for both coarse and game fish. Each of the lakes has its own unique character. Some lakes are found in wild and secluded... Read more

South West Lakes Trust | September 22 2011 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Historically the Dorset Stour between Blandford Forum and Wimborne Minster has provided a highly valued coarse fishery. However in recent years catches have fallen dramatically and poor fish recruitment has been detected by the Environment Agency’s monitoring teams. This has led to local angling clubs, Landowners, the Barbel Society and the Environment Agency to work together to develop a... Read more

Allan Frake | May 27 2009 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Chalk rivers are recognised as being one of the most managed types of river system in the UK, having suffered from excessive dredging and channel re-alignment for land drainage purposes, resulting in watercourses which are too wide and deep for natural river flows. This has destroyed habitats, damaged fish and vegetation communities, silted up gravels and disconnected the river with the flood... Read more

Allan Frake | May 27 2009 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Anglers have always been the first to notice when rivers and stillwaters are suffering from pollution or over abstraction. Their keen eyes and ears are needed more than ever.As with most fieldsports, angling is dependent on a healthy environment.... Read more

Mark Lloyd | May 26 2009 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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