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

Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) has announced that bidding for unique and extraordinary encounters available through its annual auction will open on 18th September 2017.

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Salmon & Trout Conservation UK | July 6 2017 | 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

Wild brown trout on the moors, spring salmon in north Devon, sophisticated trout on the chalkstreams, big rainbows on famous reservoirs, night expeditions for sea trout, winter salmon in Cornwall - these are just a few of the pleasures awaiting the game fisherman in south west England.


And it is a long season too. Salmon are in season somewhere in the south west from... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Every year we seek a stunning cover picture. We plan it meticulously and it's a great excuse to go fishing. But it doesn't always work!
This year it was a two man, all night carp expedition to local water Clawford Vineyard. November is not my favourite month and I actually cancelled the trip on the preceding weekend due to forecasted `hurricanes' which didn't arrive on the night in... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Supplied by Mr. N Athay of Atlantic Tackle

The south-west of England has many fishing harbours and it is here that many anglers are to be found. All the harbours will contain fish at certain times. Some will be small fish; ideal for children or the beginner, whilst there may be better quality fish for the more serious angler.

Whatever sort of fisher-person you may be... Read more

N. Athay | December 10 2008 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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The majority of fly fishers in this country concentrate on fly fishing in stillwaters, whether reservoir, lake or pond. For many this is simply a choice of convenience, with few or no available rivers containing game fish in their area.


Others, such as I, are lucky enough to live in areas where there is an abundance of good river fishing at extremely reasonable prices, as... Read more

Simon Gawesworth | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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The art of taxidermy today remains very much alive, although gone are the days of every town having its own taxidermist. Today's exponents, however, still use the same basic techniques as their forbears.

The oldest existing specimen is said to be a rhinoceros dating from the 16th century, but the collector is highly unlikely to come across anything preserved before 1850. Along... Read more

David McKinley | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Russell Symons, MITD

The Southwest Peninsula's rugged coastline is washed by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream for much of the year. This combined with the milder climate of this wonderful part of the country, provides a rich and varied habitat for the prolific number of species prized by the sporting Sea Angler.

Anglers visiting the region for their annual holidays... Read more

Russell Symons | December 10 2008 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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This article was published in the February 1994 edition of Trout Fisherman under a different title.


So what has Dr. Beeching got to do with fishing? Well, if it wasn't for his infamous massacre of Britain's railways a particular piece of branch line on the Devon-Cornwall border might still be in use.

Instead about 220 yards of a secluded cutting has been nurtured into... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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A large number of Anglers visit the west country each year to take advantage of the excellent Sea and Game fishing to be had in and around Devon.
From Easter onwards the fishing gets better and better with any angler being spoilt for choice. Off the coast anglers can hire a boat for the day, with an experienced Skipper and the use of all tackle included in the cost. The quarry... Read more

Simon Gawesworth | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Any bites Josh?

Josh, you OK?

Josh?

Josh was asleep.

Well, it was just past midnight and he'd never been up that late before.
How many of you have experienced taking one of your children on their first 'all nighter'? How was it for you? for me it was hugely enjoyable, a mixture of pride and... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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