Restocking The River Irwell December 2018

Great news for anglers today – The our local Environment Agency Fisheries Team have restocked the River Irwell with 7,000 Barbel Chub and Dace. 4,000 fish were stocked at Littleton Road playing fields in Salford, and another 3,000 further upstream in Radcliffe and Bury. This restocking is a continuation of the Environment Agencies support for […]

Christmas Fish In 2018

We are holding our annual Christmas Fish In / social event on Saturday 29th December 2018 and would be delighted if you decide to come down and fish, or just come say hello for a drink and a chat. Venue – Old River Irwell – Ferry Road, Irlam M44 6DN – free parking in the […]

Restocking Drinkwater Park Lake And Agecroft Pond

We are delighted to share with you the videos and photos from today’s’ restocking of Drinkwater Park Lake and Agecroft Pond by the Environment Agencies Fisheries Team. These two lakes are extremely popular with young anglers from the local housing estates, and todays restocking will ensure their popularity for years to come. We had no […]

Many Thanks To Monton Tackle

Many thanks to Mike Donigan the owner of Monton Tackle shop who has generously donated some fab bits of tackle to be used as raffle prizes at future club meetings. The money raised from these raffles will be put towards our clubs restocking fund. We have ambitious plans for 2019 and need all the ££ […]

Friday Fishing

Attention angling people – Salford Friendly Anglers are going to be holding a fishing session every Friday in September and October between 10am and 12am at Broughton Park Lake in Salford.. Everyone welcome to attend – a great time to bring non-fishers and people who want to learn how to fish. Hot drinks, bait and […]

A Great Response

As always – we have received a tremendous response from our members after a recent call for help regarding needing people to help out manage our waters.. A great example is this bit of work clearing the vegetation on the path around Waterdale in Philips Park by Ste and Dave. I’ve had a walk around […]

Club Update August 2018

We’ve had a great summer 2018 with all our waters fishing well. There have been the usual issues to deal with – litter, low water levels on Drinkwater Park Lake, and on the River Irwell caused by the long hot summer – but this hot weather has resulted in fantastic amounts of fish fry in […]

We Need Your Help

We don’t ask for much from our members – other than for you to respect our waters, our fish, and other users of the waterside. However – this is a call to arms from the committee to you our members. We are having a real struggle to maintain our waters this summer – as new […]

Family Fishing – Does It Get Better Than This ?

One of our members David James Bendle decided to do a short write up about the reasons why he takes his daughter (now aged 4) fishing with him, and how fishing is a great ying to the yang of life. Davids blog is also a great read – take a look here No more words […]

Irwell Grayling

Great to see that local angler Jamie Needham has caught a Grayling from the River Irwell in the Bury area. We have always known that they are in there …. and in the River Roch too …. its just that they are as rare as hens teeth Catching an Irwell Barbel is a special achievement […]