Bideford, United Kingdom (PressExposure) November 04, 2009 -- The âGet Hooked! Guide to Angling in South West Englandâ is the latest result of the partnership between the Environment Agency and Diamond Publications Ltd based in Devon. The guide, now in its 16th edition, covers 2009 and 2010 and gives comprehensive details of more than 900 fishing locations in the south west.
Weâre making sure all south west's 2008 rod licence holders have free access to the guide. Anglers who purchased a rod licence online will be sent a free link to the excellent website at http://www.gethooked.co.uk where you can find all the information you need to help you enjoy more fishing. Itâs got all of the individual fisheries in a searchable format with map locations, plus all the Environment Agency regional byelaws. The website is updated regularly so that it gives the latest information. Other 2008 south west licence holders will have been sent a FREE paper copy of the guide in early April â share the guide with your friends and take someone fishing in 2009!
The guide is a one-stop-shop for fishing enthusiasts, with details of where to fish, types of water, species of fish and charges, as well as tackle shops and accommodation. There are also interesting articles extolling the benefits of fishing in the West Country and details of the new anglerâs voice, the Angling Trust â join up now!
âGet Hooked just gets better and better. Weâre sure that this will give a real boost to angling in the region. Thereâs something for everyone, local or tourist, beginner or expert. Itâs packed with invaluable information on the south westâs wide variety of excellent fishingâ said Martin Williams for the Environment Agency. âOne great example is the Angling Passport scheme run by Westcountry Rivers Trust which allows anglers to fish for wild trout in many new, exciting and previously un-fished areasâ. But whatever you want to fish for, be it barbel, carp, salmon, roach or bass â this is the guide for you.
Graham Sleeman of Diamond Publications and editor of Get Hooked said, âWeâre very pleased to produce another edition of this definitive guide. The quality of information is superb and it is a âmust haveâ for resident or visiting anglers. People thinking of taking up the sport will also find the guide invaluable. Thereâs information on how to find âlearn to fishâ events and a tuition feature which highlights organisations and individuals who will provide equipment and advice on game, coarse and sea fishing.â
You can buy the Get Hooked guide for Â£4.99 from Tourist Information Centres, tackle shops and book shops or order it online at [http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/wheretofish] or by ringing the Environment Agency on 08708 506 506.
The ISBN number is 978-0-9549175-3-1