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 gentle relaxing exercise, but in this wonderful atmosphere, refreshes the soul as well.
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FLY FISHING COURSES AT WIMBLEBALL 2015
Wimbleball Lake, Brompton Regis, Somerset. TA22 9NW
East Lyn Fishery to remain closed - September 2013
The Watersmeet and Glenthorne fishery on Exmoor’s River Lyn is to remain closed until the end of the 2013 season to safeguard salmon and sea trout stocks. The Environment Agency closed the fishery on July 12 following a higher than normal number of fish deaths due to disease. The action was taken to... Read more
At Kennick Reservoir, Christow, near Exeter
Full Day sessions
10:00am to 4:00pm
Starting with the basics of equipment, casting techniques, knots, fly selection, fishing techniques, playing and landing a fish. Also opportunity to fish in the afternoon. Price includes tuition, loan of all tackle and fishing permit..
Sat 8 June, Sun 23 June, Sun 7 July, Sat 27 July 2013... Read more
Trout Fishing Competitions 2013 - Sat 20 April 2013... Read more
The recent dramatic flooding before and after Christmas was a timely reminder of the power of Exmoor’s rivers. Bridges were damaged or destroyed, fields denuded of soil,tarmac ripped up on roads and lanes, trees and silt deposited in different places and many houses flooded. It could be argued that we neglect at our peril the importance that rivers
and streams play in our lives. Exmoor’... Read more
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