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.

Fly fishing not only provides... Read more

South West Fishing for Life | September 20 2017 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice

In Devon, the fish pass at Tipton St. John on the River Otter has now been completed. This site was previously discussed in our May edition of the newsletter and will allow upstream passage for fish, especially salmon.
Two weirs near Storridge, River Yealm in South Devon were dismantled and have been carefully rebuilt under the close supervision of Julian Payne, one of our... Read more

Environment Agency | November 29 2013 | Other Articles
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Fish passage improvements
We have paid for the feasibility studies and designs for fish and eel passes at Clapton and Seaborough on the River Axe, Dorset. Both of these projects are being managed by the Westcountry Rivers Trust with funding through the Axe Exe River Restoration Project. Feasibility studies and initial designs have also been completed for a number of other sites,... Read more

Environment Agency | September 9 2013 | Other Articles
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This newsletter is a quarterly update on some of the fisheries work undertaken by the Environment Agency and other partners including the Rivers Trusts, within the South West region.
Fish passage improvements
Our Cornwall fisheries team employed APEM to undertake assessments for fish and eel passage at 11 weir sites and 24 hydrometric structures owned by us. The weir sites were... Read more

Environment Agency | June 19 2013 | Other Articles
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River Exe & Tributaries Association | June 5 2013 | Other Articles
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Get Hooked | May 31 2013 | Other Articles
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Drift Reservoir | March 13 2013 | Other Articles
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Angling Trust | January 25 2013 | Other Articles
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Angling lands £1.8 million Sport England investment

The Angling Trust has welcomed the announcement today from Sport England that it has been successful in securing £1.8 million in funding over the next four years for some specific programmes of work to grow angling participation. This award represents an increase on the £1.56 million that was paid over the... Read more

Angling Trust | December 19 2012 | Other Articles
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The Environment Agency is to re-stock part of the Tiverton Canal following fish losses caused by a spectacular bank collapse. Thousands of fish including pike, perch, bream, tench, roach and eels were washed out of the canal after a section of bank near Halberton gave way following torrential rain.
Water from a two mile section of the canal flooded surrounding fields creating a temporary... Read more

Environment Agency | December 14 2012 | Other Articles
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   Environment Agency prepares to rescue trapped fish

Thousands of fish washed out of the Tiverton Canal and into a flooded field following the collapse of a section of canal bank are about to be returned to their former home thanks to a major fish rescue organised by the Environment Agency. The sudden collapse of the bank following torrential rain sparked a... Read more

Environment Agency | December 3 2012 | Other Articles
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