WELCOME TO THE SALFORD FRIENDLY ANGLERS SOCIETY The Salford Friendly Anglers Society was instituted on the 2nd of April 1817, and is by some considerable margin the worlds oldest angling society. We would like to invite you to join us via our free membership option, to join what has become the River Irwell and its tributaries largest environmental lobbying group. Our four primary objectives are: 1. To raise the profile, and public awareness of the River Irwell as a leisure facility. 2. To ensure that our local authorities, United Utilities and the Environment Agency continue to … Continue Reading..........
It’s a while since we last gave a comprehensive update on club activities so here we go. Headlines First Our next fishing match is THIS SUNDAY the 28th Sept on the Old River in Irlam. Draw 9am at the Boathouse Pub car park, fish 10 til 3 £5 all in. Our next meeting is on the 22nd October, 7.30pm at the Kings Arms Salford – The EA are attending – and the main topic of the evening is to help devise a new fisheries plan for the Irwell. Everyone is welcome to attend and have their say. We were … more......................
As a result of the passing of the Friendly Societies Act in 1817 a group of like minded anglers in Salford, Lancashire decided to institute a Friendly Society for the benefit of local anglers. As well as offering fishing on the local River Irwell, society members as part of their subscriptions … .......continue reading
Our next meeting is Weds 22nd October 2014, 7.30pm at the Kings Arms, Bloom St, Salford M3 6AN
The main agenda item will be the “starting to produce an Irwell plan” – working with the EA and the Angling Trust – we would like to develop a fisheries plan for the Irwell and its tributary rivers and streams. The Irwell needs an action plan – and we need you to help us develop and implement it.
Our local Environment Agency Officers Ian Hayes and Darren Bedworth will be attending – they will be happy to answer any fisheries related questions that you might have.
Welcome to Salford Friendly Anglers Society Please click on the links below for a welcome message in your … More................
Will be Sunday 28th September - at the Old River in Irlam £5 all in Draw 9am Fish 10 til 3
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