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.
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S&TC’s CEO, Paul Knight, is to retire at the end of June 2020 and Nick Measham, currently Deputy Chief Executive, will take over the reins of the UK’s premier wild fish charity.
Paul Knight stands down on June 30th after 26 years with the organisation, 18 of... Read more
The Westcountry Rivers Trust is an environmental charity, established in 1995 to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of the rivers and streams in the Westcountry, and advance the education of the public in the management of water.
The Trust was formed by a group of passionate conservationists who recognised that the integrity of our rivers... Read more
Whether fishing from a boat or a bank, take care you don’t leave lines and leaders behind. They can be a danger to wildlife - as well as an eyesore!
The money from your rod licence is re-invested by the EA in caring for the waters you fish. Always ensure you have one!
Always wear glasses when you fish to protect your eyes: many... Read more
Game anglers influencing national decision makers over the management and protection of salmon, trout and sea trout, the conservation of water and the diverse environments upon which all aquatic life depends.Cornwall... Read more
Fish Legal (previously known as the Anglers' Conservation Association, founded in 1948) was set up to protect all coastal and inland waters in the United Kingdom from pollution and other damage. Water pollution, over-abstraction and habitat damage kills hundreds of thousands of fish each year, leaving a huge impact on aquatic ecosystems and local economies, not to... Read more
South West Fishing For Life was started early in 2008 by Gillian Payne as a non profit organisation to help anyone suffering from, or recovering from, breast cancer. Fly fishing has been found to be very beneficial to anyone with breast cancer as it tones muscles and talking to other people in the same situation always helps. Tuition and tackle is provided to allow a mornings fishing, with... Read more
The Wheelyboat Trust is a small national charity dedicated to providing disabled people with hassle-free access to waterborne activities such as angling, pleasure boating and nature watching. Formed in 1985 as The Handicapped Anglers Trust, it has so far supplied 125 specially designed wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats to fisheries, water parks and other venues open... Read more
Bumper new ‘Get Hooked’ guide for South West anglers April 6th 2009
We want more people to go fishing, more often, and in more places..
A bumper new full-colour 228 page angling guide will help us to achieve this.It’s now available for game,... Read more