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..........
River Irk Restoration Project
The "Dirty Irk" The river that time forgot - once described as one of the top 5 trout streams in the country and now a shadow of its former … ,,,,,,,,,,,,
We've been asking for information about water quality on the River Irwell from the EA since 2010. Our initial request was met by a very swift
Our next meeting is Weds 17th June at 7.30pm at the Mark Addy Pub, on the banks of the River Irwell in the city centre of Manchester. Post code M3 5EJ
Not one of our usual club meetings – no club agenda – just a couple of GOOD anglers stick float fishing, chatting and having a few beers on the river.
Everyone welcome – a great social event
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
Welcome to Salford Friendly Anglers Society Please click on the links below for a welcome message in your … More................
I was surprised to find that I had not fished this piece of the river since April last year. Why I … [Read More...]
Every now an then, anglers catch the most beautiful silvery blue wild trout on the Irwell, which if … [Read More...]
Well done to SFAS member Stewart Carson who caught the brownie of a lifetime this evening from the … [Read More...]
Please click the photo to see the full size version of the plans for our new inner city wetland, … [Read More...]
Went to Nob End, crossed the Croal and then the Irwell, by the canal aqueduct, and made my way down … [Read More...]
Does anyone remember our Old River restoration plan which we first set out back in August 2012 … [Read More...]
The sun shone, we litter picked, cut back over grown willow, cleared pegs and generally got stuck … [Read More...]
The Irwell was up a little and still had some colour, in fact it looked a bit sick. The day was … [Read More...]