What can an individual do to help?
- Become a member off the Ribble Fisheries Consultative Association.
- Keep abreast of
developments affecting angling in both the Ribble area and in the wider
- Be an active member
of a local angling club.
- Be prepared to
lobby on behalf of angling and associated issues.
How do I become a member of the Association?
Membership of the Association is open to all riparian owners, lessees
of fishing, clubs & associations, individuals and Council of Management
appointees. There is a range of subscription fees to reflect the
various categories of membership – from as little as £20 per annum for
Who do I contact to become a member?
Please email the
What do you get for the money?
- You can directly contact officers of the Association to get your
- You can get up to date information on what is happening on
the river from a conservation point of view.
- If there are proposals, for
example from the EA, which affect the Ribble system then the RFCA will
be involved and you can be involved through your membership.
- An annual report comes to members on the state of play on the
Ribble with reports from clubs and the E.A.
- As an individual member you can attend
the AGM, find out what is happening and get your views heard.
the most important benefit is that as an individual member you will be
part of an organisation dedicated to the welfare and improvement of the Ribble system.
Membership fees are due on 1st January each year and there is
provision for membership to be arranged via a Banker’s Order.
Ribble Area Issues:
- Preservation and Improvement of Riverine Ecology
- Fly Life
- Impact of
- Calder Improvements
- Game and Coarse
Predation of Stocks
- Through our anti-poaching scheme
- Through the Angling Trust Voluntary Bailiff Scheme
- Hydros, footpaths, easements, barrages etc
Pollution at Sea
Exploitation at Sea
- Over-fishing & exploitation of fish stocks
Preservation of Angling for Recreation and Sport
Download bankers order