The Grayling Society
- United Kingdom.
In 1975 a group of enthusiastic Grayling anglers got
together and formed the Grayling Society with three
aims; to promote Awareness, Conservation and Angling for
Grayling. From those early days the Society has grown
from strength to strength, and is now an international
Society with members in a dozen countries, constantly
working to improve on the three aims.
Throughout Scotland, England Wales the grayling is
becoming more widely recognised as a valuable asset to
waters instead of as vermin. Clubs and Fishery owners
who run Trout fisheries are also seeing that opening up
their waters for grayling fishing can be beneficial,
extending the fishing season through into the new year.
As a consequence The Lady of the Stream is now seen by
many for the beautiful hard fighting game fish that it
Conservation / Research:
We still know relatively little about the biology and
ecology of grayling, but research by the Environment
Agency, The Grayling Research Trust and other interested
organisations has unlocked some of the grayling's
secrets. The Society recently appointed a Conservation
Officer to administer grant aid for grayling
The Grayling Society has prepared an Angling Code to
help us all fish for Grayling in a manner that shows
respect for the fish and contributes to its conservation
The Society publishes a full colour Journal "Grayling"
twice a year and a Newsletter, also twice a year.
Members also receive the "Grayling Anglers' Guide" to
waters in the UK where grayling fishing may be found,
and a catalogue of the many fine products, including
clothing, badges, and tackle, obtainable from the
New members are always welcome, and if you would like to
know more about the Grayling Society, or would like to
join us, please visit our website,
or contact out Membership Secretary, Mike Tebbs, by
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone at +44