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Fir Tree Fishery CIC Needs Your Votes!!!

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Hello all, I am delighted to tell you that our ‘Angling for All’ project has been shortlisted for the Aviva Community Fund. Voting is now open! And i ask of all our followers, friends, family and community supporters to get as many votes as possible for our project. Here is our project link that we…

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Fir Tree Fishery CIC creates employment opportunities for more than 40 young people with the support of Wigan Council

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More than 40 local young people with special educational needs have secured employment after taking part in an outdoor volunteering project with Fir Tree Fishery. #TheDeal Full story: http://bit.ly/2uaBYKs

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Fir Tree Fishery CIC Open Day on the 6th July 2017

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Less than a month now until our big Open Day on the 6th July! Everyone is welcome to come and find out more about our education programmes designed to meet the needs of young people aged 14 – 25. This will also be an excellent opportunity for any school leavers and their families to learn…

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Charity Fishing Events in aid of Christie Hospital at Fir Tree Fishery CIC raise over £1000

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Many thanks to the Chorley & Leyland Guardian for running the following story. Three fantastic fishing matches in aid of The Christie Hospital with over £1000 raised by anglers talking part. A massive well done to everyone. Here is the full story.

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Martin’s Weekly Match Report – Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017

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Saturday 22nd April – Fir Water Two matches this weekend starting with the visit of Woolston Royal British Legion Club on Saturday. A sharp overnight frost had an impact on the fishing for the first hour or two, but as the sun started to warm the water, anglers started to catch fish more consistently. Winner…

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Martin’s Weekly Match Report – Sunday 16th April

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Sunday 16th April – Fir water Today was the second of the Christies charity matches and once again saw a brilliant turnout with over 30 anglers taking part. Winner this week was John Saunby on peg 12 with a total weight of 52-13-0 made up of Ide and Skimmers. John had deliberately targeted the sliver…

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Martin’s Weekly Match Report – Sunday 9th April 2017

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Sunday 9th April 2017 – Fir Water It was the turn of Ince Rose Bridge Angling Club this week on Fir Water. Top weight on the day this week went to Barry Ellison on peg 34 with 51-4-0. Barry kept his tactics simple, targeting the large head of Ide and Skimmers by fishing worm and…

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Community Fishing Day with Think Ahead Stroke Group

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Today was the first community fishing day with Think Ahead Stroke Group in the season and an excellent time was had by all with plenty of fish being caught. Our young learners with the aid of our fully qualified Level 2 Angling Coaches and Tutors delivered the session and offered support, advice and help to…

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Martin’s Weekly Match Report – Sunday 2nd April 2017

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Saturday 1st April 2017 – Fir Water On Saturday a charity match in aid of Christies Hospital took place with around 30 anglers turning out in support and a big effort by all concerned to raise funds. Despite the poor conditions on the morning, the lake fished well and the Carp are now starting to…

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Martin’s Weekly Match Report – Sunday 26th March 2017

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Sunday 26th March 2017 – Fir Water Apologies as my Sunday Match Report is a little late this week following a well deserved weekend in the Lake District. This week 20 anglers from Leyland Angling Club fished Fir Water in what turned out to be the first of the early Spring sunshine. Despite this, the…

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