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..........
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. 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................
In October 2015 one of our members called a committee member to report 2 people fishing on … [Read More...]
We were recently awarded a grant of £750 from Salford Fund 4 Good to help us re-stock Agecroft Pond … [Read More...]
One of our club waters Agecroft Pond has been off most anglers radar for a while now. I … [Read More...]
Fantastic news - The Old River Irwell Restoration Project has been awarded £10,000 from the Tesco 5p … [Read More...]
Thanks to a very generous grant from The Hamilton Davies Trust we have been able to stock 300 … [Read More...]
Restoring the Old River Irwell in Irlam after its near total wipe out from a pollution incident in … [Read More...]
Some great footage of Salmon attempting a weir on the Mersey - we are continuing our battle to sort … [Read More...]
After blanking three times on our weather beaten river I was getting desperate to catch a fish I … [Read More...]
At long last - we have some great news to share about the Old River Irwell in Irlam We have been … [Read More...]