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
Sat 21st July Learn to fish for Free (Beginners coarse fishing) Harper’s Lakes Exeter (new ponds by Double Locks Hotel) 10:00am – 4:00pm Have a go at coarse fishing and get expert tuition from trained angling coaches. Equipment provided so you can fish as long as you want after your coaching session. Free licence for the day and bait provided FREE All equipment and tuition provided free of... Read more
Are you providing a safe environment for your Junior Members?
Clubmark is quality accreditation scheme, first developed by Sport England in 2002, to recognise sports clubs that have a non-discriminatory membership policy. Clubmark provides a quality service to all their members through a set of consistent, accepted and minimum operating standards. Since 2006, angling clubs have had the... Read more
2012 – The year of family fishing fun…
The Environment Agency is once again running free introduction to fishing days. After the resounding success of last year’s events we are once again running some introduction to fishing days. The family days proved to be a bit hit during the Summer Holidays and we will be running more this year so the whole family can... Read more
Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland (CfR) is a registered charity which supports women who have or have had breast cancer. It provides an innovative outdoor programme, the first of its kind in this country, which combines fly fishing, counselling and education to promote mental and physical healing within a rural background. This innovative programme, the first of its kind in this... Read more
REPORT OF ANGLING PARTICIPATION EVENTS AND COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS 2011 – By Sally Gallop
Agency run days
Family Trout Fishing day 7th August at Siblyback Lakes
The weather was unsure but we were lucky not to get too wet. Good numbers of people arrived despite traffic and weather and two very lucky Liverpool supporters caught fish on the day. Great atmosphere and a great... Read more
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December 19th 2011
Salmon prepare to spawn as wet weather helps restore flows in south west rivers The wet weather has been bad news for Christmas shoppers, but couldn’t have come at a better time for salmon and sea trout returning to... Read more
Angling Under Threat
Illegal imports of live fish generate more comment than any other facet of angling. Most anglers believe illegal imports damage angling and should be stopped. Others feel that foreign fish should be allowed onto secure enclosed, licensed sites. A few in the angling fraternity feel that movements of live fish should be de... Read more
Throop Fisheries Enhancement at Glen’s Weir August 2011
Dorset Stour at Holdenhurst
For the ninth year in a row the Fisheries Recreation & Biodiversity Team at
Blandford combined with the Avon & Stour Ops Delivery Field Team, has now
successfully completed the latest enhancement works on the Dorset Stour.
The works were at Throop Fishery and the project... Read more