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The Angling Trust

We are a not for profit organisation, representing anglers, fighting for fish, fishing and the environment.

We are recognised by the Government as the National Governing Body for angling in England and partner with Visit Wales and NRW to promote Fishing in Wales.

We are a member-based organisation made up of anglers of all disciplines providing a united front to represent, grow and protect our sport.

Help protect our waterways

By becoming a member of the Angling Trust you are helping to protect the waterways you fish in and the fish which live within them, ensuring their health and protection for future generations. JOIN US TODAY

Help grow our sport

By joining, you help us to invest in participation initiatives to introduce more people to fishing. Did you know in 2019-20 we helped 37,000 people try fishing for the first-time? JOIN US TODAY

Enjoy world class competitions

Whether you compete in coarse, game or sea matches, on commercial or natural venues, locally, nationally or internationally, as a member of the Angling Trust you have access to Britain’s biggest and best competitions programme. JOIN US TODAY

Receive great member benefits

Become a member of the Angling Trust and receive exclusive discounts on products and services from companies including CC Moore, Farlows, Sportfish, Aptus Tackle and Pallatrax Baits.  Save money on day tickets up and down the country with our 10% Club and relax in the knowledge that your angling activities are covered with our £10m public liability and personal accident insurance.  JOIN US TODAY

OUR PARTNERS

The Angling Trust's work is supported by our Trade Associate Members

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UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

14 August 2022
The White Horse, 5 Norwich Rd, Chedgrave, Norfolk, NR14 6ND
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RiverFest – River Yare, Langley – Sunday 14th August 

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14 August 2022
Washlands Sports Club, Meadow Road, Burton on Trent, DE14 1TD
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RiverFest – River Trent, Burton on Trent – Sunday 14th August 

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15 August 2022
The Friendship Inn, Main Road, Laughterton, Lincoln.  LN1 2JT
Members only
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RiverFest – River Trent, Tidal Stretches 1 – Monday 15th August  

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20 August 2022
Ferry Boat, Riverside, Stoke Bardolph, Burton Joyce, Nottingham. NG14 5HX
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RiverFest – River Trent, Burton Joyce 2 – Saturday 20th August 

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21 August 2022
Gordon League Rugby Club, Hempstead Lane, Gloucester GL2 5JN
Open to all
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AT & CRT Canal Pairs Gloucester & Sharpness Canal- Sunday 21st August

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21 August 2022
 JD Weatherspoons, The Hippodrome, Queen Street, Market Drayton. TF9 1PS
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AT & CRT Canal Pairs Shropshire Union, Soudley 2 – Sunday 21st August

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Campaigns
10 August 2022

It’s a drought, stupid! We need hosepipe bans NOW

As rivers and streams across England and Wales shrink and dry up, causing damage to fish and other w…
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Campaigns
09 August 2022

Fishing to return to Attenborough Nature Reserve following Angling Trust intervention

Anglers in the Midlands are celebrating the prospect of the return of fishing to the famous Attenbor…
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Week 2, National Fishing Month 2022 | The Environment | jimmy willis
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09 August 2022

Week 2, National Fishing Month 2022 | The Environment

It’s week 2 of National Fishing Month and Jimmy Willis chats with Liberty Denman about the environme…
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News
09 August 2022

Partnership between Angling Trust and Fox International Group Limited to continue for another year

The Angling Trust is delighted to announce that Fox International Group Limited, one of the leading…
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Campaigns
08 August 2022

Joint Statement: Fishing on Attenborough Nature Reserve

The Angling Trust and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust are pleased to announce that following a constr…
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Competitions
07 August 2022

Ringer Baits Win Angling Trust Feeder National!

Ringer Baits are the 2022 Angling Trust Feeder National Champions following a hard-fought battle on…
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Competitions
05 August 2022

ANGLING TRUST FEEDER NATIONAL – PEG SETS REVEALED!

For those interested in the Angling Trust Feeder National this Saturday August 6, here are the pegs…
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Makins Scenic
Competitions
04 August 2022

Bumper Catches at Masters & Veterans Nationals

There were big weights galore as the in-form Makins Fishery played host to the 2022 Angling Trust Ma…
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Aimee Eaton holds a 29.6lb carp
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03 August 2022

Women’s Carp Team England member Aimee Eaton encourage survivors of domestic abuse to discover angling

Top angler Aimee Eaton, who secured a coveted place on the Women’s England Carp Team this year, has…
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Fishing in Wales

Get the most out of Fishing In Wales, essential information for coarse, game and sea angling – plus online booking!

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