Engineering Works Drinkwater Park

Large scale engineering works are going to be taking place over the next 8 weeks in Drinkwater Park, as works are undertaken to protect the footings of the footbridge across the River Irwell between Drinkwater Park lake and Agecroft Pond side…. The Forestry Commission are placing large rock boulders around the bridge footings to protect […]

National Angling Strategy 2019-24

Remember when we asked you – our members to take part in a National Angling Survey back in 2018 ? Well now a new National Angling Strategy has been devised which uses the data from this survey and has been put together by Adam Brown – who works for www.substance.net in Manchester (who also happens […]

Restocking Our Waters

We’ve put together a few clips of us restocking our clubs waters…… Enjoy the fishing….. take your children/grandchildren with you – its your duty as an angler and as a good parent Take you litter home with you when you’re finished

More Irwell Heartbreak As Pollution Strikes Again

Yet again…. we are sad to report that there has been another significant pollution incident on the River Irwell just days before the new coarse fishing season starts again on the 16th June. Hundreds of dead fish were seen in the River upstream of Bury – with big wild brown trout to approximately 4lb in […]

Junior Competition Winners 4 & 5

Congratulations to Rachel and Archie – latest winners of rod and reel combos. Its great to see the wonderful pictures of excited youngsters catching great fish which members are sending in. Rachel Holgate and Archie Phythian both win a matching  9ft pellet waggler rod and reel combo for these great fish and fab photos Rachel […]

Junior Competition Winners 2 & 3

Gaia went fishing with her Dad and younger brother Judah to a local park lake in Middleton… she caught this amazing roach on float fish maggot….. just take a the look of awe on her younger brothers face….. delightful. Two rods and reels have made their way to Salford Friendly member Tosh Cross – hopefully […]

Salford Friendly Anglers Junior Photo Comp

The club has bought ten x 9ft pellet waggler rod and reel combos to give away to junior anglers this summer — all you have to do is send in a photo via our facebook page…. and the club committee will be giving prizes away on a regular basis all summer long. The size of […]

Drinkwater Park Restocking March 2019

Many many thanks to everyone who has contributed to our winter 2018/19 restocking fund appeal….. we raised just over £3,000 and have spent most of it on fish for Drinkwater Park. See video below – we have stocked 130 2-3lb carp.   We hope that these new carp will root about in the silt at […]

Restocking The River Irwell December 2018

Great news for anglers today – The our local Environment Agency Fisheries Team have restocked the River Irwell with 7,000 Barbel Chub and Dace. 4,000 fish were stocked at Littleton Road playing fields in Salford, and another 3,000 further upstream in Radcliffe and Bury. This restocking is a continuation of the Environment Agencies support for […]

Christmas Fish In 2018

We are holding our annual Christmas Fish In / social event on Saturday 29th December 2018 and would be delighted if you decide to come down and fish, or just come say hello for a drink and a chat. Venue – Old River Irwell – Ferry Road, Irlam M44 6DN – free parking in the […]