Encouraging new anglers

Encouraging new anglers

Since receiving a small grant from Dreamstore, providing rods and nets and everything a beginner would require to get started, Craigmore Angling Association (CAA) has worked to invite hard-to-reach groups to have a go at angling. One of the successes of this past year has been Ladies Night, when a […]

Wheelchair accessible angling boats

Wheelchair accessible angling boats

Besides DreamstoreUK there are a lot of other great charities working hard to improve accessibility and engagement for anglers whether new or more experienced. From time to time Update will focus on one to help raise the profile of the great work being undertaken around the UK. Putting wheelchair accessible […]

Action speaks louder than words.

Action speaks louder than words.

In a tribute to Orri Vigfússon on an earlier Update we looked at the challenges for the North Atlantic Salmon – issues around sea lice infestation, disease and viral infection, genetic degradation, and displacement. For Orri words were never enough. Orri’s action was to buyout commercial nets to try and reduce […]

Angling needs diverse approach to development

Angling needs diverse approach to development

Angling Unlimited in the West Midlands is one of the few substantial charities that uses angling as its core activity promoting social inclusion, community and individual development. The 2017 Annual Report from Angling Unlimited shows value angling in reaching individuals and communities. The range and scope of activities and participants […]

more MUVEs

more MUVEs

From a simple angling day as a ‘trial’ activity MUVE (Mid Ulster Victims Empowerment) based in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, the level of interest expressed encouraged the setting up of a MUVE Angling Club to organise more regular activities. Dreamstore was pleased to be able to provide a small grant to […]