River irk Clean Up

River Irk Clean Up Event Oct 2015

Many thanks to everyone who turned out for our River Irk Clean Up event in Blackley. Heavy rain … [Read More...]

Manchester Pike

What A Cracker

Congratulations to 12 year old Kaden McCarthy from Salford, on the capture of this magnificent 20lb+ … [Read More...]


Police Catch Poachers Red Handed At Drinkwater Park

Many thanks to Greater Manchester Police, whose prompt response to our call for help resulted in the … [Read More...]


Irwell Clean Up September 2015

A new start to our series of river clean up and habitat improvement events. We deliberately chose … [Read More...]


Old River Plan Updated

I've spent some time writing a bid application to get some funding for a further restocking of the … [Read More...]

Irwell Ramsbottom

Irwell Ramsbottom 26 Jun 15

I was surprised to find that I had not fished this piece of the river since April last year. Why I … [Read More...]


An Irwell Sea Trout?

Every now an then, anglers catch the most beautiful silvery blue wild trout on the Irwell, which if … [Read More...]

Irwell Trout 10lb

What A Cracker

Well done to SFAS member Stewart Carson who caught the brownie of a lifetime this evening from the … [Read More...]


Salford Inner City Wetland

Please click the photo to see the full size version of the plans for our new inner city wetland, … [Read More...]

Irwell Nob End to Stoneclough 23 Apr15

Went to Nob End, crossed the Croal and then the Irwell, by the canal aqueduct, and made my way down … [Read More...]