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Annual PAAS Show
We’re back!

Our Annual Show will be taking place again this year beside the River Ribble near Ribchester in Lanacashire.

Sunday 12th June 2022

Open to everyone not just members. Its a great chance to find out more about the Society, see some excellent fishing demonstrations, attend talks on all aspects of angling, grab a bargain from one of the many trade stands and experience our famous ‘bring-n-buy’ second hand tackle marquee.

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How to find the Show Ground:

From the M6 take the A59 toward Clitheroe/Skipton. At the junction with the B4625, turn left toward Ribchester. Follow the road over the River Ribble and look out for the entrance to the show ground on the left. (Marshals will be directing traffic to help you park).

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NEW PAAS WATER! – Stocks Reservoir in the Forrest of Bowland

We have a limited number of Season Tickets available for this water for non members of the Society.

Season Ticket Application Form

Stocks Reservoir is a large fly fishery, some 350 acres, situated in the Forrest of Bowland at the head of the Hodder Valley. Rainbow Trout are stocked during the season and there is head of resident fish. The fishing is fly only, primarily for trout although perch may be fished for, again by fly only. Only barbless or de-barbed hooks may be used. All Trout and perch must be returned to the water unharmed. No boats or float tubes are allowed, it is strictly bank fishing only, dawn until dusk from 25th March until 31st October (inclusive).

Britain’s Hidden Fishes

PAAS have been delighted to support Wildlife Filmmaker Jack Perks project to produce a film to uncover the hidden underwater world of Britain. More information on his funding campaign can be found here…