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Thurne Fisheries website is designed to advise on issues related to the angling and access to the Upper Thurne Broads in respect of seasonal wildfowl refuges and limited access to Horsey Mere for pike fishing.

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Future Updates – Site for information only.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Just a note to advise that the Thurne Fisheries website is no longer beings actively updated and is now purely a resource for information purposes only and should only be used for this purpose. Contacts and information provided may be out of date or may no longer be valid. Future guidance about fishing access on […]

Horsey Mere -Pike fishing trial 2011 – new extended fishing area available.

Friday, August 5th, 2011

The title says it all really, Horsey Mere, thanks to agreement between the Horsey Estate, Natural England, Broads Authority and angling, now has an increased fishing access area available for the coming Winter period from October 2011 to February 28th 2012. Please remember that this is part of an ongoing trial fishing exercise and should […]

Horsey Mere-Pike fishing access for 2011-12 comfirmed

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Quick post to confirm that the pike access trial that has been operating on Horsey Mere over previous seasons has been approved to run again for the coming 2011/12 Winter season. There is even greater benefits for this coming season which will be fully revealed once all the details are confirmed, so revisit the site […]

Horsey Mere Open for Pike Fishing – Winter 2010-2011

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Following the recent meeting of the Horsey Estate, BA, NWT etc the agreement to continue the Pike Fishing access trials continue for the Winter period of 2010 and 2011. The panel reviewing the trial have been pleased with the actions and support from the pike angling community and are happy to continue to allow access […]

Horsey pike fishing access confirmed for 2009-2010 season

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Meeting today (19/10/2009) confirms that the Pike Fishing trial access continues to be available for the coming Winter period of November 2009 to 28th February 2010. So if you want to get a day on the Mere get a booking form here today and make a booking.

New Horsey permit for March open days

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Following the discussions earlier this year regarding a simpler way to administer permits for the end of season 2 week open day period on Horsey Mere, a new permit system will be trialled. The purpose of this is to facilitate both easier access and reduce the need to visit each boat and collect permit fee’s, […]

Winter 2008 – 2009 Pike Fishing Access confirmed

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Meeting today (3/11/2008) confirms that Pike Fishing trial access continues to be available for the coming Winter period of November 2008 to 28th February 2009. So if you want to get a day on the Mere get a booking form here today and make a booking. More details on access, management and permits etc will […]

Winter access for the 2008 -2009 season

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

A preliminary meeting of the partnership that is managing the access on Horsey Mere has revealed that despite the problems with the few anglers who broke the rules in the 2007-2008 season, Horsey Mere will be open to pike anglers for the 2008-2009 winter season, subject to further discussions. With regard to the individuals who […]

Access to Horsey under threat!

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

The trial which has opened an area of privately owned Horsey Mere for pike fishing is being jeopardised by anglers who have been caught fishing illegally with and without permits and outside the agreed area. The Broads Authority is taking the breach of the permit system very seriously and the offences are currently being investigated […]

Access for the 2007/2008 Winter Season confirmed.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Given the uncertainty of access to the Mere due to the delay in organising a pre-season meeting as would normally be the case, access for this Winter has been confirmed by the Horsey Estate and everything remains as set up last season. Ticket costs remain the same, the application form all remain the same, the […]

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