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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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UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

20 July 2024
HQ: Ferry Boat Inn, Riverside, Stoke Bardolph NG14 5HX 
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RiverFest – River Trent, Burton Joyce 1 – Saturday 20th July 2024

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21 July 2024
HQ: Fiddleford Inn Pub, Stuminster, DT10 2BX
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RiverFest – Dorset Stour, Sturminster, Newton – Sunday 21st July 2024

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24 July 2024
HQ: Rose and Crown, 25 Main Street, Farndon NG24 3SA.
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RiverFest – River Trent, Newark 2 – Wednesday 24th July 2024

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27 July 2024
HQ: Cromwells Bar and Restaurant, 18 Church St, Conisbrough, Doncaster, DN12 3HR
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RiverFest – River Don, Sprotborough – Saturday 27th July 2024

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28 July 2024
HQ: New Inn, Clifford Chambers, Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8HR  
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RiverFest – Warwickshire Avon, Stratford 2 – Sunday 28th July 2024

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31 July 2024
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley Common, Shrewley, Warwick CV35 7AN
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Angling Trust Veterans & Masters National Championship 2024

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Lines On The Water
18 July 2024

Fishing Books for Kids

If you are looking to introduce a young person to fishing this summer, then the very best way is to…
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Marine
17 July 2024

UK Recreational Catch-and-Release Bluefin Tuna: A step closer to opening on 3rd August

Over the last three years, the Angling Trust has worked extensively with the government and other re…
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Competitions
15 July 2024

MESTER THE MASTER AT FREE SPIRIT MATCH BODDINGTON CLASSIC FINAL

Bogdan Mester is the 2024 Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic champion after a superb two days of f…
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Competitions
15 July 2024

ENGLAND LADIES CARP TEAM MISS MEDAL ON TOUGH LATVIAN VENUE

  ‘Challenging’ was Angling Trust England Ladies Carp Team Manager Adam Dowd’s summary of this…
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Anglers Against Pollution
11 July 2024

Angling Trust urges government to go further and faster to tackle sewage pollution and reform the water industry

The Angling Trust has issued a strong response to OFWAT’s draft determinations on the water in…
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Competitions
11 July 2024

ENGLAND YOUNG GUNS LEAD THE WAY IN HOME NATIONS CLASH

The 2024 Sea Angling Liaison Committee (SALC) Home Nations Shore Angling Championships produced a re…
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Competitions
11 July 2024

AMAZING ENGLAND COMEBACK SECURES EURO CHAMPS BRONZE

    The Angling Trust England Men’s team are beginning to make second day comebacks to…
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Competitions
10 July 2024

ELLIOT BAGS THIRD NATIONAL WIN AT MARSTON!

If they’re lucky, most match anglers might get the chance to win a National once – but not Ell…
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Competitions
10 July 2024

PATIENT APPROACH WIN WOMEN’S NATIONAL FOR LEANNE!

  A cold and blustery MAP Marston Fields Fishery played host to the 2024 Angling Trust Women’s…
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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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