Tour of the River East Allen

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A tour in pictures of the seven fishing beats of the River East Allen. The pictures were taken during the summer of 2011 and aims to highlight the river's natural assets as well as identifying some of the conservation and river management priorities.

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2011 Achievements Allen Valley Angling & Conservation:

2011 Achievements Allen Valley Angling & Conservation www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk

March 2011:

March 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Paul Frear sets out to strike up support and revive an angling club on the River East Allen…

March 2011:

March 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Land Factor agree to lease parts of the River East Allen Including fishing rights

May 2011:

May 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Paul strikes up support with locals and advertises a meeting in the post office window Strong interest 30 people turn out! Allendale Angling Club I am holding a meeting at the Golden Lion on Thursday, 8 th May and welcome all those who would be interested in fishing on the River East Allen. Thanks for your interest and see you there! Paul Frear

June 2011:

June 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Within just 3 weeks of the initial meeting… Committee is formed Constitution is drawn up Rules & pricing are agreed

June 2011:

June 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Club name is agreed a ims to encapsulate both a ngling and environmental agenda a nd Striking new logo is d esigned

June 2011:

June 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Company bank account set up Become members of Angling Trust and Insurance Cover is secured

July 2011:

July 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support 7 Fishing beats identified and mapped Anglers Guide produced Riparian owners contacted and on board

July 2011:

July 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Leaflets and Application forms are designed and p rinted

July 2011:

July 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support AVAC goes social! C hannels launched on facebook and YouTube

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support allenvalleyanglers.co.uk goes live 273* visitors 413* visits – Average 3.7 visits per day 1,168* page views *Source: Webtrends 18 th Sept – 8 th Jan

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Official launch event at Allendale Agricultural Show Over 200 people visit the stand…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …to experience a close encounter with the fly life…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …see live brown trout caught from the river…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …take part in our casting competition…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …and learn about Allen Valley Angling & Conservation…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Launch event attracts support and promotional coverage i n press…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …on popular fishing websites…

August 2011:

August 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …and on forums & blogs

September 2011:

September 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Applications for membership start flooding in! 29 new members are welcomed to the club within 1 month of launch

September 2011:

September 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Fishing permits go on sale w ith the support of 5 local businesses: Village Shoppe Golden Lion Hotel Top Tackle Post Office Caravan Park

September 2011:

September 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Sage UK become official sponsors

October 2011:

October 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Himalayan Balsalm and debris removal work begins

By November 2011 (End of Season):

By November 2011 (End of Season) www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support 42 member fishing sessions 101 fish caught on the fly and released*… *Source: Catch returns received from 24 members

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www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support …including this lovely brown trout – a memorable first catch for 5-year old Lucy

December 2011:

www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support Supported local causes - providing guided fishing days as auction prizes: Great North Air Ambulance Allendale First School December 2011

December 2011:

December 2011 www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support 50th Member joins 10% of our members are female >1/4 of our members are under 17 years old

A great start! So much to be proud of Thank you to our members for being part of it To apply for membership or find out more about Allen Valley Angling & Conservation, visit www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk:

A great start! So much to be proud of Thank you to our members for being part of it To apply for membership or find out more about Allen Valley Angling & Conservation, visit www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk www.allenvalleyanglers.co.uk Strike Up Support

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