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Angling Trust South West (Devon) Fisheries Forum - EXETER - September 10th 2016

Submitted by jane on August 8, 2016 - 10:02am

South West (Devon) Fisheries Forum



The Kenn Centre

Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7UE


Tea & Coffee served from 9.45am   -   Meeting begins 10.15am

In Association with The Environment Agency

This meeting is open to all anglers and fishery owners and is free to attend

Love Your Lakes Photography and Video Competition 2023 - South West Lakes

Submitted by admin on October 5, 2023 - 7:44pm

Last chance to enter your photos and videos in South West Lakes Love Your Lakes Photography and Video Competition.  

The deadline for entries is Tuesday 31 October 2023. The winning images will be part of an exhibition at Roadford Lake, your photo could win a prize of up to £250 cash and might also feature in the 2024 South West Lakes calendar! 

There are four categories to choose from - Wonderful Wildlife, Stunning Scenery, Awesome Adventures and It's Your Outdoors (video entries). 

How to Enter

Charity Fishing Match at Emerald Pool Saturday 14th October 2023

Submitted by Mandi on September 11, 2023 - 10:16am

Calling all Fishermen & Women - Emerald Pool Fishery in Somerset will be hosting a Charity Fishing Match on Saturday 14th October in memory of Luke Organ to raise money for SADS charity. Everyone welcome - just £20 per person with 100% proceeds going to the charity. To secure your place please email [email protected] or call 07794597678. To manage expectations on the day all placement fees need to be paid by Sept 30th with no refunds available.

Fishing Holidays on the Isle of Wight

Submitted by Mandi on October 18, 2022 - 10:16am
The Isle of Wight is a beautiful island off the south coast of England. It’s known for its beaches and seafront promenades such as sandy Shanklin Beach and some wonderful fishing spots, including the perfectly located Nettlecombe Farm.
Nettlecombe Farm offers nine award winning dog friendly self-catering cottages, unique farm feeding experiences and three coarse fishing lakes. 
The coarse fishing lakes at Nettlecombe Farm are well-stocked with Carp, Roach and Tench of various sizes and offers a great day’s fishing.

Acoustic Fish Deterrent (AFD) System Hinkley Point C Removal Consultation - Environment Agency

Submitted by Mandi on March 19, 2019 - 4:14pm

The company now wants to vary their existing permit to amend or remove conditions relating to the design and operation of the Acoustic Fish Deterrent (AFD) system. This was initially proposed as part of the station’s marine intake system i.e. pipes used to abstract cooling water from the Severn Estuary. Please read more in attached pdf.

Help Shape the Future of Angling ~ Take part in National Angling Survey

Submitted by jane on December 9, 2018 - 1:18pm
National Angling Survey - A New National Strategy for Angling
TAKE PART in the National Angling Survey HERE.
A new National Angling Strategy is being produced to shape the future of the sport – and we need your help. The Environment Agency has commissioned research company Substance to research and develop a new National Angling Strategy for 2019-2024.

Weak enforcement and water pollution – call for evidence

Submitted by jane on November 14, 2018 - 1:31pm

A group of researchers are carrying out an in-depth examination of the impacts of deregulation and weak enforcement on social and environmental well-being in the UK. In order to bring this issue to life and create a strong public mandate for policy change, the team is looking for visual evidence of the impacts of the enforcement gap around the country. One of the areas under consideration is the pollution of UK waterways from the farming, water and waste sectors. 

South West Fisheries Forum - Chippenham Wiltshire - Wednesday September 5th 2018

Submitted by jane on August 9, 2018 - 2:06pm
All anglers are invited to the Angling Trust South West Fisheries Forum at Chippenham, Wiltshire
Taking place on Wednesday September 5th 2018
at Biddestone Village Hall, Yatton Road, Biddestone SN14 7BZ
Tea & Coffee served from 6.45pm - Meeting begins 7.00pm
In association with the Environment Agency

World Fishing Day on 23rd June 2018

Submitted by jane on June 5, 2018 - 1:07pm

The first ever World Fishing Day is on 23rd June 2018.

Fishing TV are launching the event after research reveals fishing is one of the life skills modern dads are no longer teaching their children. They hope to unite the angling community, bring more people into the sport and highlight environmental issues