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The Angling Trust is a representative body for all anglers in England and Wales

From coarse and carp angling, to sea and game fishing, the Angling Trust brings together all branches of the sport with a strong, unified voice. No matter whether you fish for fun or competition, for wellbeing or a love of the outdoors, we are here for you! We are passionate about angling and the huge positives it brings to individuals, communities and businesses.

For fish. For fishing. For good.

From getting more people on the bank through our Get Fishing team, to campaigning to protect fish stocks and the environment, our core aim is to support angling and anglers everywhere. By becoming an Angling Trust Member, you are helping us in our mission to build a brighter future for the sport and to promote the amazing benefits it brings us.

From fighting pollution to flagship angling events

Our track record of success ranges from better protection of fish and fisheries with our Enforcement team, to the landmark wins of Fish Legal against polluters and others who threaten fisheries. We are recognised by Sport England as the National Governing Body for the Sport in England and promote active lifestyles and maintaining a regular angling habit. The Angling Trust deliver the Fishing In Wales programme in partnership with NRW and Visit Wales. We also run a wide range of fishing competitions at all levels, whilst providing member clubs and fisheries with free advice and support, among other benefits.

Join us today, to help build a brighter future and protect the sport you love! Whether you are an individual or an angling club, membership brings a wide range of benefits, from free expert advice to bait and fishing tackle discounts!

 

Angling Support Hub and Fishing Buzz

Guidance and support during the Covid-19 epidemic

Now that we are back fishing again, we are regularly updating our guidelines to anglers, clubs, fisheries, coaches and other angling organisations to ensure fishing complies with the latest Government guidance during the Covid-19 epidemic.

We have also continued to add to our Fishing Buzz website with new articles, videos, hints and tips to keep you going in between fishing trips.

For more information please click on the links below:

 

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UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

2020-08-05
Open to all

Fish O Mania – Weston Pools Q2 POOLS PAYMENT ONLY

This is a pools payment for the Weston Pools Q2 match.
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2020-08-05
Members only

Fish O Mania – Weston Pools Q2

To every match angler the Fish O Mania competition is one of the biggest in match fishing. With 20 qualifying rounds available, competitors will…
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2020-08-08
Members only

RiverFest – River Tees, Yarm & Bowesfield

The biggest and best river competition in the UK is back for 2020! The 24 qualifying matches will see anglers competing for a shot…
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2020-08-08
Open to all

Fish O Mania – Monk Lakes Q2 POOLS PAYMENT ONLY

This is a pools payment for the Monk Lakes Q2 match.
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2020-08-08
Members only

Fish O Mania – Monk Lakes Q2

To every match angler the Fish O Mania competition is one of the biggest in match fishing. With 20 qualifying rounds available, competitors will…
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2020-08-08
Open to all

AT & CRT Canal Pairs – Forth & Clyde Canal (Scottish Heat) POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA

The AT & CRT Canal Pairs Championship is a national competition held on canals around the country, including qualifiers in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.…
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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Angling Trust
05 August 2020

New crowdfunding initiative to offer welcome boost to angling clubs!

With a total of £1 Million in match funding available from Sport England, angling clubs are being ur…
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Campaigns - Offshore Fishing
Campaigns
04 August 2020

Anglers anger at Defra’s refusal to support UK programme on Tuna research: Ireland, Sweden, and Denmark forge ahead.

Bluefin Tuna UK, the Angling Trust, and over 70 charter boat skippers have published an open letter…
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Competitions
03 August 2020

John edges into Fisho Final

Perfect fishing conditions and a bit of room led to a great match at Monk Lakes, near Maidstone for…
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Campaigns
03 August 2020

Environment Agency and Natural England condemned over Norfolk Broads Plan

Scientists and Anglers to mount challenge to flawed decision making Leading fisheries scientists and…
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Get Fishing News
31 July 2020

Take a Friend Fishing extended to build on rush to give fishing a go!

The campaign has been extended to run from the 14th August to the 4th October Following the success…
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Competitions
30 July 2020

Mark makes no mistakes at Larford

The Seventeenth round of FishOMania saw one hundred and eighteen anglers descend on the picturesque…
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Blogpost
29 July 2020

New series: Legendary catches and the British Record Fish Committee

Have you ever dreamt of catching a British record fish? With a warming climate and more access than…
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Competitions
27 July 2020

Dan is the man at Lindholme

A trip back to Lindholme lakes was on the cards for the sixteenth round of FishOMania qualification.
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News
27 July 2020

Farmoor Reservoir launches new wheelchair-accessible boat

Disabled anglers across Oxfordshire can fish independently with new Coulam 16 Wheelyboat   A br…
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