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 and its tributaries as a leisure facility. 2. To ensure that our local authorities, United Utilities and the Environment … Continue Reading..........
Salford Friendly Anglers Society celebrates turning 200 years old this coming Sunday the 2nd April 2017 The committee of Salford Friendly Anglers Society would like to invite all members and their friends to watch a fishing demonstration from Ian Heaps World Angling Champion in 1975 at the Old River in Irlam this coming Sunday the 2nd April The event will be taking place on the pegs behind … read more....
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
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. Salford Friendly Anglers was instituted on 2nd April 1817. As well as offering fishing on the … .......continue reading
Welcome to Salford Friendly Anglers Society Please click on the links below for a welcome message in your … More................
Over the last 18 months we have been making a big effort to improve the fishing on the Old River … [Read More...]
We have a long, and ever growing dialogue with the Environment Agency regarding the large number of … [Read More...]
These rules printed in 1904 reflect the fact that Salford Friendly Anglers Society had dropped the … [Read More...]
Thanks to everyone who voted for Salford Friendly Anglers project in the recent round of funding … [Read More...]
It's voting time again - please click this link to the Salford Council Recycle and Reward … [Read More...]
We will be holding our annual Christmas "fish in" at the Old River in Irlam on Saturday 31st … [Read More...]
For anyone who is interested - today is the last day of the trout fishing season for this year - … [Read More...]
27 anglers took part - on a sunshine bathed Salford Quays Nearly everyone caught fish - with the … [Read More...]
IMPORTANT UPDATE - THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF KHV AT SALFORD QUAYS - BUT PLEASE CONTINUE TO BE VIGILANT … [Read More...]