St Ives Fish Preservation and Angling Society is a small friendly club.
Believed to be the oldest angling society in England, the club was founded in 1881 and its first AGM was held in the House of Lords.
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.
For a small membership fee of £20 you can gain access to 5 sections of the Great Ouse river, with some excellent Roach and Bream fishing see the membership page for details.