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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

27 April 2024
Old Hough Coarse Fishery, Forge Mill Lane, Middlewich, CW10 0HQ
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FishOMania – Old Hough – Saturday 27th April 2024

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28 April 2024
Open to all
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Angling Trust TroutFest – Ellerdine Lakes – Sunday 28th April 2024

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28 April 2024
Blagdon Lake, Blagdon Fishing Lodge, Bristol, BS40 7UL
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AT TEFF Loch Style National – Block A – Blagdon Lake – Sunday 28th April 2024

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04 May 2024
The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, Thirsk, YO7 3BJ
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FishOMania – The Oaks – Saturday 4th May 2024

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05 May 2024
Ellerdine Lakes, Telford, TF6 6QR
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AT TEFF Bank National Final 2024

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08 May 2024
Moorlands Farm Coarse Fishery, Manor Lane, Hartlebury, Worcs, DY11 7XN
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FishOMania – Moorlands Farm Fishery – Wednesday 8th May 2024

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Anglers Against Litter
23 April 2024

Anglers United Against Litter: Angling Trust launch litter snapshot survey

In an ambitious move towards a cleaner environment, the Angling Trust is mobilising its Anglers Agai…
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Anglers Against Pollution
23 April 2024

Angling Trust statement on the government’s proposed ban on wet wipes containing plastic

The Angling Trust welcomes the UK Government’s announcement to introduce long overdue legislation ba…
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Competitions
22 April 2024

SUPER SAUL WINS PENN SEA LEAGUE FINAL

  England international Saul Page has won sea angling’s biggest competition – the Angling…
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Competitions
22 April 2024

CARP TEAM ENGLAND LADIES | WORLD CHAMPS SQUAD REVEALED

England Ladies Carp Team Manager Adam Dowd has selected an experienced and talent packed-squad for t…
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Ambassador - Reg Phillips
Marine
17 April 2024

Angling Trust supports proposals to ban trawling and dredging in Beachy Head East MCZ

The Angling Trust has responded to a consultation on proposed amendments to the management of Beachy…
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Competitions
16 April 2024

SPECIES HUNT 2023-24 SEASON – FINAL LEAGUES REVEALED

  Congratulations to Martin Avons, Ben Price, and Reuben Judge who are the Angling Trust Tronix…
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Anglers Against Pollution
15 April 2024

The River Wye Action Plan: A small step when big strides are needed.

Monday, 15th April, 2024. The government’s £35 million action plan for the River Wye is small compen…
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Anglers Against Pollution
15 April 2024

Kennet Catchment River Keepers Lead Anglers Against Pollution Protest

Sunday, 14th April. Newbury, UK — The Kennet catchment, home to globally rare chalk streams includin…
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Anglers Against Pollution
12 April 2024

Angling Trust criticises the government’s new Water Restoration Fund as inadequate and demands more robust measures to deter polluters

The Angling Trust has described the government’s recent announcement of a new Water Restoratio…
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Fishing in Wales

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