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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 the waters we fish

By becoming a member of the Angling Trust you are helping to protect the waters 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

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

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UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

26 May 2024
The Hand Hotel, Bridge St, Llangollen LL20 8PL
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AT-TEFF Rivers Qualifier – River Dee, Llangollen, North Wales – Sunday 26th May 2024

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26 May 2024
Boddington Reservoir, Boddington Road, Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6UD
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Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic Qualifier 2 – Sunday 26th May 2024

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26 May 2024
Woodford Lodge, Chew Stoke, Bristol, BS40 8XH
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AT TEFF Loch Style National – Block B – Chew Valley Lakes – Sunday 26th May 2024

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29 May 2024
Hallcroft Fishery And Holiday Park, Hallcroft Road, Retford, DN22 7RA
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FishOMania – Hallcroft Fishery – Wednesday 29th May 2024

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08 June 2024
Boddington Reservoir, Boddington Road, Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6UD
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Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic Qualifier 3 – Saturday 8th June 2024

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08 June 2024
Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9ER
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FishOMania – Weston Pools 2 – Saturday 8th June 2024

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Lines On The Water
22 May 2024

Invasive Non-Native Species

Most people who fish know the impact Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) are having in and around our…
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Get Fishing Cast A Thought FishFEST - lead crop
Get Fishing News
21 May 2024

Cast A Thought and Kent Police incorporate Get Fishing Awards at FishFEST anti-social behaviour initiative

Local community group, Cast A Thought and Kent Police ran their second FishFEST programme to reduce…
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Anglers Against Pollution
20 May 2024

Huge increase in fish kills linked to sewage pollution

The Angling Trust is calling for immediate government intervention following confirmation of a huge…
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News
17 May 2024

We’re supporting Invasive Non-Native Species Week – and you can too

The Angling Trust is proud to be supporting Invasive Non-Native Species Week (20-26 May) and will be…
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Get Fishing | GHoF and Sporting Equals Get Fishing Awards
Get Fishing News
17 May 2024

🎥 NEW VIDEO: Sporting Equals visits Get Hooked on Fishing – research into the perceptions, opportunities and barriers for fishing among ethnically diverse communities

Sporting Equals visited Get Hooked On Fishing to support the Angling Trust’s Get Fishing community e…
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Get Fishing - UK Fishing School 1Picture2
Angling Trust
16 May 2024

£200,000 of fishing licence income invested to get more people fishing – Get Fishing Funding agreed to support 113 projects across England in 2024

Funding agreed to support 113 projects across England in 2024 People who enjoy going fishing have re…
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Get Fishing | Stephen Crowe Get Fishing and Angling Direct
Get Fishing News
14 May 2024

🎥 NEW VIDEO: Widget gives his bait some love 🧡⁠ 🧡⁠ 🧡⁠

Making your bait stand out from the crowd is important… ⁠Stephen Crowe at Angling Direct expla…
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Anglers Against Pollution
13 May 2024

New bathing water sites: statement from the Angling Trust

The announcement of 27 new bathing water sites in England should be put into context. The designatio…
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Lines On The Water
13 May 2024

Book Review: Cast Catch Release

Cast Catch Release Author: Marina Gibson This is really three books woven into one. On the one hand…
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Fishing in Wales

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