Links to other web sites that you might find useful (in no particular order)
These links are given in good faith but the DAA is not responsible for the content of external web sites.
Please report dead links to webmaster at dartaa dot org dot uk. Requests for reciprocal links to the same address please.
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- General links
- Weather and river conditions
- Environment Agency
- Tackle and equipment
www.fishinginuk.co.uk – Fishing directory for game and sea angling in UK and worldwide.
www.dartmoor.co.uk – Everything about Dartmoor, including activities, events and where to stay.
The Angling Trust – The Angling Trust is the representative body for game, coarse and sea anglers in England. It campaigns on behalf of anglers to protect fish populations and the aquatic environment.
Fish Legal – Formerly the Anglers’ Conservation Association, Fish Legal is now part of The Angling Trust. It is a non-profit making organisation set up to use the law to fight pollution and other damage to the water environment – both freshwater and marine – and to protect the rights of anglers and angling.
Trout in the Town – Dr Paul Gaskell’s urban trout blog
Westcountry Rivers Trust – Helping to restore and protect the water environment in the Westcountry for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy.
Salmon & Trout Conservation UK – Formally the Salmon and Trout Association. “Protecting wild fish and their habitats since 1903”
Atlantic Salmon Trust – Working for wild salmon and sea trout in all their habitats. Reducing threats to survival and maximising abundance.
Weather and river conditions
Tide Tables – This is a useful set of tide tables for use when fishing Totnes Weir Pool. Unlike some tables they do include Totnes. Ideally you would fish the pool while the tidal height is less than 1.5 metres. When fishing past midnight remember to view the next day’s tables when appropriate.
River level at Austin’s Bridge – The EA’s gauging station.
EA fisheries page – You can buy your rod licence on-line here
EA South West Fisheries Bylaws – additional bylaws for the South West region
Nick Taylor – Some of you will know Nick, who has been a member of the association for several years now. He is an angler with considerable experience of fishing worldwide. He is also a qualified AAPGAI instructor in Spey Casting and would like to offer his services to fellow members of the DAA. He offers individual coaching, hosted overseas trips and backside support anything from an informal chat, an hour perfecting the snake roll or casting across some Russian monsters ! No website presently but Nick is contactable on 07970 641435.
Tackle and equipment
World famous tackle dealers John Norris of Penrith offer a 20% to DAA members. Your selection can be made from the website (click on the logo) but orders must be made by phone (see website for number), stating our discount code. Excludes sale items.
Snowbee UK – discount for members visiting Snowbee shop at Langage. (Membership card required)
Graham’s Vintage Tackle – “It may be well-used but it’s in working order”. For the collectors among you.
FastNet – Inovative landing nets
Gray’s of Kilsyth – Purveyors of Fine Fishing Flies. Needle tubes. Tube fly vices. Many good links, including Scottish fishing.
Dartmoor Lodge Hotel – near the river and sole outlet for DAA visitors tickets, available with or without accommodation.
Highdart – Peaceful breaks on Dartmoor. Yurt accommodation. Angling advice and limited guiding for guests. Also an excellent base for walking and electric bike tours.