South West Fishing for Life




The committee of SWFFL wish everyone a  Healthy  and Peaceful New Year.

Group number 9 was launched on the 6th September- The North Devon, group  meet at Blakewell fishery nr Barnstaple. EX3 4ET from 2pm -4pm please contact Gillian if you wish to come and join the group, 1st Wednesday of the month.. 01398 371244


Mrs Brown Boys TV programme showed a copy of our cook book. 

Mrs Brown uses the SWFFL cookery book, we have still got copies for sale



The Cornwall group is not meeting at the moment as the Lead coach is poorly. We wish him a very speedy recovery.


We are always looking for Level 2 coaches to help with the growing groups and volunteers to make cups of tea and chat with people. If you would like to get involved please contact  Patrick Chairman ,  Sally fishing co-ordinator  or Gillian -secretary   Thank you..









North Devon Group

SWFFL are delighted to announce the opening of another group-no9! Our Taster day is on Wednesday 6th September 2017.

Then we will meet monthly. Check the web site for dates.

The Taster day was a huge success and the sun shone! Staff from the hospital came down and had a go to see th benifits of the fishing and  enjoyed the afternoon. The next dates are on the events page.

If you would like to come along please contact Gillian.

North Devon group of SWFFL will meet at Blake well fishery.

Please contact Gillian on or call 01398 371244 if you would like to come along to see us.

Blakewell Fishery
EX31 4ET

How to find Blackwell fishery
Coming into Barnstaple from any direction follow signs for Lynton and Lynmouth. Take the left fork on to the B3230 towards Ilfracombe after North Devon Hospital. Blakewell Trout Fishery and Water Gardens is approximately 500 yards down the hill on the left.