News headlines May 12 - Jun 12
31.05.12 Top River Matchman to Speak at Rivers Conference One of the UK's top river match experts, Dave Harrell, is to speak at the forthcoming conference on 'Improving Coarse Fish Stocks in Rivers' organised jointly by The Rivers Trust and The Angling Trust. The event takes place from 9am - 3pm on Saturday 9th June 2012 - Barston Lakes, Marsh House, Farm Lane, Barston, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0LB.
31.05.12 Angling Trust Promotes 2012 Fundraising eBay auction for International Coarse Angling Teams The Angling Trust are offering a unique opportunity to bid for equipment used by England International anglers, Alan Scotthorne, MBE and Steve Ringer.
30.05.12 Environment Agency Approves Controversial Thames Turbines The Angling Trust has reacted angrily to the news that the Environment Agency has approved a controversial application for a hydropower development on the River Thames at Abingdon without any meaningful protection for fish and fishing.
30.05.12 NFU challenged about water pollution claims The Angling Trust and the Salmon & Trout Association have written to the Director General of the National Farmers Union (NFU) demanding a retraction of the NFU's false claims in its "Farming Delivers for Britain" campaign that 73% of rivers are in good condition and that agriculture is responsible for reductions in gross pollution since the 1990s.
29.05.12 Angling Trust’s England Ladies Win Fly Fishing Silver in the Home International 2012 After winning gold medals at Llandegfedd, Wales in 2010 and Bewl Water, Kent in 2011 in the Home Internationals, The Angling Trust’s England Ladies Fly Fishing team was keen to continue this momentum and gain gold at the Lake of Menteith, Scotland on 24th May 2012 - something which has eluded them for 18 years. Depite a brilliant performance, they were unfortunately pipped to Silver by the host nation.