River Dart Emergency Salmon Protection Byelaw

River Dart Emergency Salmon Protection Byelaw

You may know that there have been problems with diseased salmon and sea trout in the River Dart this season? As a result of these problems the Environment Agency has brought in an emergency byelaw that makes it illegal to retain any salmon.  Therefore all salmon...
Time to go fishing….. the mayfly are up!

Time to go fishing….. the mayfly are up!

If you haven’t been fishing yet, now is definitely the time to get out and about – the mayfly have finally started in earnest. The picture above is one of the many seen at Druxton on the Tamar (beat 19) late yesterday afternoon. By 5pm they had really got...
The Kingfisher Diaries

The Kingfisher Diaries

Some of you may have already seen this but local man and well travelled international angler, Will Martin, has a fortnightly column in the Western Morning News focused on exploring some of the best wild fishing beats in the region. The first diary was published in the...
Lake Trout Fishing Season Off to a Flyer!

Lake Trout Fishing Season Off to a Flyer!

Lake Trout Fishing Season Off to a Flyer! The South West Lakes Trust Trout fishing season has got off to a terrific start with all the venues producing some fantastic opening weekend sport. Kennick near Exeter produced a rod average of 7.6 fish per person. The largest...
2015 – Start of a New Season

2015 – Start of a New Season

2015 – Start of a New Season Welcome – thank you for visiting our new site, we hope anglers old and new to the scheme will like the way it looks and works and will enjoy using the scheme in 2015. If you have fished on the Westcountry Angling Passport before you will...
2014 Season Summary

2014 Season Summary

A warm year with long periods of dry weather made fishing very tough at times. The general lack of migratory fish added to the difficulties for the salmon and sea trout anglers. However, like any year, there was some good angling had and, let’s face it, a day fishing...