Cumbria is open for fishing

reports_CB_010416This winter cumbria was hit hard by the storms and at first glance, it would seem that with all the devastation incurred there was little hope of recovery any time soon. Nature is very resilient and has been since time began, so too are the people in Cumbria!
The first salmon on the Eden when the water levels eventually dropped, was caught on February 24th, a Continue reading

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Events For April / May

Each month we will be sharing fishing events in the UK for salmon and trout offering tuition and advice. This months events include Scottish salmon courses, ladies days in Hampshire and junior salmon, trout days . Continue reading

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FishPal Reel In National Award!

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FishPal with the Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism – copyright

FishPal have landed the Scotland CAN DO Award for Innovation at the National Final of the Scottish Thistle Awards last Friday (18 March). Continue reading

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Flies For Spring

2570We are settled into normal spring conditions, bright sunny mornings, dropping water levels and your breath can be seen by your angling friend in the next pool. Yes its perfect for that Spring fish to take your fly and knock off those ice particles early in the morning sun. Continue reading

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Gary Scott Casting Course

One place has become avail486798_544122122300869_1151657157_nable, due to a cancellation, on the popular casting course with World Spey Casting Champion and AAPGAI Instructor Gary Scott.

This 3 day residential course in May is structured to suit all levels of spey casting from the absolute beginner to the more advanced angler. Continue reading

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Cheque of £8,348 to AST

Fishpal“Dear Mark,

I want to find a way of thanking your fishing customers direct for their generous donations, which has enabled you to send a cheque for £8,348.50 to support the work of AST.

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Tony Andrews Valedictory

DSC_0400I once asked a senior government scientist what is distinctive about the contribution made by AST. He replied, “independent, creative and measured”. He added that the Trust’s reputation depends on these values. His words are still valid, while huge advances in science and management of wild salmon and sea trout over the last decade have radically changed the Continue reading

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