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No Plaice For Racism In Fishing

There's no plaice for racism in our sport. A fishery owner has put up this sign at his fishery -- … [Read More...]

Challenge Letter From Broughton Anglers 1903

A Historic Challenge From Broughton Angling Society Dated 1903

Back in 1903 it was commonplace for angling clubs to issue challenges to other local clubs.. We … [Read More...]

6 inch barbel being stocked into the River Irwell at Salford Racecourse December 2011

River Irwell To Receive Major Fish Restocking

Great news today from the EA -  that a winter restocking is on the way for the River … [Read More...]

Macclesfield Canal Angling Championship 1962 Poster

Wallness Social Angling Society Spastics Effort 1962

Like many old angling clubs the long lived but now defunct Wallness Social Angling Society was based … [Read More...]

Hand Written Minutes Of The First Meeting Of The Freshwater Fish Preservation League

The Freshwater Fish Preservation League

A meeting was held at the Swan Hotel, Fountain St, Manchester on the 11th November 1908 between … [Read More...]

Sticklebacks - The Angler Magazine 1948

The Angler Magazine 1948 Fish Prints

Stashed away in an old faded manila envelope we found these amazing fish prints - they are the … [Read More...]

Kaden Fish Of The Year 2017 v1

Manchester Monsters Of The Deep

Looking at old photos of the canal in the city centre of Manchester, the industry, the grime, the … [Read More...]


Restocking The Old River

Over the last 18 months we have been making a big effort to improve the fishing on the Old River … [Read More...]

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Update On Recent Reported Pollution Incidents

We have a long, and ever growing dialogue with the Environment Agency regarding the large number of … [Read More...]

Salford Friendly Anglers Society Rules 1904

Salford Friendly Anglers Rules 1904

These rules printed in 1904 reflect the fact that Salford Friendly Anglers Society had dropped the … [Read More...]