is a list of websites and contacts, in no particular
order, which members and readers might find of interest Feel free
to Email us with more suggestions.
Firstly, the tackle dealers who sell our club books can be your first point of call for tackle, bait and other supplies:
- Outdoor Antics, 10-12 High Street, Downham Market, PE38 9DB; tel 01366 858016 [www.outdoor-antics.org.uk]
- Denver Post Office & Stores, Denver; tel 01366 382373
- Anglers' Corner, 8 Horsley Fields, Kings Lynn; tel 01553 775852 [also now in Hunstanton]
- Ches' Tackle and Bait, Unit One, Algores Square, Wisbech, PE13 2TQ; tel 01945 588410
- Shipshape Tackle, 7 Austin Fields, Kings Lynn. Tel: 01553 764058 [www.shipshapetackle.co.uk]
or Fresh, Coarse, Game or Sea, traditional or modern, here it matters
not, the idea is simply to create a varied collection of articles and
writings from across the angling world." Sadly, Purepiscator has
now closed although it will remain on the web in a dormant state, so
the content can still be accessed. The good news is that a new
site, Piscatoribus Sacrum, has been started and will take over where Purepiscator left off.
Magic: A leading internet site, now "under new management" as they say.
Anglersnet: Similarly, a leading internet site for all things angling.
Go Fishing: website for the top-selling magazines Angling Times, Improve Your Coarse Fishing, Trout and Salmon, etc.
an eclectic mix of angling paraphernalia, described as "an antidote to
Waterlog: beautifully-produced quarterly fishing magazine with a stylish and irreverent website.
Catching the Impossible/A Passion for Angling: sites run by Hugh Miles with information on the best angling films ever made.
Norfolk Anglers: a site dedicated to fishing in Norfolk, run by the Norfolk Anglers Conservation Association.
Norfolk Sea Fishing: two sites providing information on sea fishing on and around the Norfolk coast. These are http://www.seafishing.org and http://www.fishingmarks.co.uk
Tide tables: essential for those wishing to make use of the information provided by the sea fishing sites. Can be found at: http://www.lucasbooks.co.uk/times%20norfolk.html and also at http://www.deepdalefarm.co.uk/tides/
Weather Forecasts: again, essential information for anglers. There are lots of weather resources on the web, but try these first: BBC; Farmers Weekly; and Meteorologica (click on FreeData).
find out what phase the moon is going to be in when you go
fishing.....if you believe in all that stuff! Best viewed with Internet
Environment Agency: buy your rod licence online.
Rod and Line: coarse fishing news and events.
Go-Fish: the angling directory for the UK.
3WS: directory of fishing clubs, angling societies,
fishing tackle shops and angling suppliers.
Fishingnet: the site's aim is to promote fishing and to provide an information
service for anglers. There is a wealth of information on fishing, particularly in Scotland.
Find out more about Downham Market and the local facilities
at http://www.downhamchamber.co.uk and http://www.downhammarkettowncouncil.org.uk.
DM&DAA member Danny has started a blog on fishing in Norfolk (and elsewhere). Read it here.
Another member, artist John Richardson, has an excellent blog about life in West Norfolk here.www.carpinfo.co.uk is the largest carp and angling site in the UK.
Commercial Site Links
These links have been sent to DM&DAA, offering everything from tackle to fishing holidays:
www.guesthouseinspain.co.uk offers fishing in Southern Spain; mention Downham Market and District Angling Association for discount prices.
firstname.lastname@example.org has informatioon on fishing holidays in Bulgaria.
Chaunigan Lake Lodge in British Columbia offers amazing fishing in stunning lcoations.
Norfolk Heritage Holidays
offers 2 lovely holiday cottages and a beach hut in North Norfolk -
perfect bases for relaxing and exploring. Trout fishing as a guest can
be arranged, sea and coarse fishing are all around.