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 Roch Water Quality Data
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 18th November at 7.30pm at the Boathouse Pub, Ferry Lane, Irlam M44 6DN
The main topic of discussion will be centered around improving the Old River and updates on the Mersey Basin Rivers Trust
Everyone welcome – should be a great night.
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................
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