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St Ives Fish Preservation and Angling Society

"Established in 1881, we are currently according to the Angling Times, the oldest club in the UK, a friendly society with traditional values"

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Welcome to St Ives Fish Preservation and Angling Society Home page

Click this link and watch this short video of the wonderful little market town of St Ives in Cambridgeshire on the river Great Ouse

St Ives Fish Preservation and Angling Society is a small friendly club

The clubs main objective is to promote good fellowship among anglers, and to provide genuine sport for its members by acquiring fishing rights from owners of private waters and occupiers of land adjoining the River Ouse, by protecting fish and restocking when necessary, by reporting evidence of pollution. by prosecuting cases of illegal fishing, netting, taking undersized fish.


The membership fee for the 2016/17 season, is £20 A Senior membership is £10 if you are 65+,you can gain access to 5 sections of the Great Ouse River with some excellent Bream and Roach fishing, see the membership tab  for details. Day Tickets are available at a cost of £5. Junior membership is free up to the age of 16.

You MUST have a valid Annual, Senior or Day ticket before you go fishing, failure to obtain one will result in a Penalty Day ticket £10 obtained from one our Bailiffs. Our Head bailiff is Paul Keepin and can be supported by any member of the committee.

Check the  Fish Catches  photo page to see local River Ouse fish catches. A nice net of Bream caught in 2 hours from Dolphin meadow 26.1.16

Membership can be purchased personally at St Ives Tackle, Unit 9 Houghton Hill Industrial estate , Stanjay Sports & Trophies tackle shop in Huntingdon or at  Petzone  in St Ives town.

New for this season 10% discount can be obtained at St Ives Tackle and Stanjay Sports and trophies on production of a club ticket
If you wish to gain more information about the club or our waters, feel free to contact any committee member, contact details can be found on the  commitee tab  or email your enquiry  or use the simple email form on the  contact us  tab.
We will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.

The club run regular Thursday (Daylight permitting) and Sunday club matches, details can be found here Club Key Dates The match results relevant to the current year, will be published weekly here Match Results

If we receive enough applications we run Junior competitions every year with cups and prizes, sponsored by local businesses, dates can be found here Junior Events


The local St Ives town website can be located here

Further infomation about the St Ives locailty can be found at

Local Weather details can be found here Local Weather

Satelite river map available Map

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