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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

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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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Angling Trust Pike Final 2020

The Pike qualifiers have been up and running for over 30 years. The qualifiers are held by local organisers from September to April each…
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26 February 2021

Angling to remain at Sevenoaks

Anglers in Kent are celebrating the decision of Kent Wildlife Trust to allow angling to continue on…
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Campaigns - Standing Up For Fish & Fishing
23 February 2021

Time Running Out for Freshwater Fish

Freshwater fish populations around the world are undergoing catastrophic declines, with as many as a…
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22 February 2021

Covid-19 Roadmap Out Of Lockdown: What it means for angling

The Angling Trust has responded to today’s government announcement on the easing of lockdown restric…
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19 February 2021

Update on 2021 Bass Fishing Regulations

David Mitchell, Head of Sea Angling, shares his views on the ongoing negotiations between the govern…
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18 February 2021

Angling and Nature Conservation Success in the Colne Valley

In the Colne Valley, a region famous for its coarse fishing and home to a large network of gravel pi…
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16 February 2021

Volunteer bailiff praised for timely action on flooded Fenland drain

The Angling Trust is reminding anglers of the dangers of fishing flooded waterways after a Cambridge…
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12 February 2021

Pollution spotlight: Oxford

Yes, it has been very wet. Rivers swollen and many fields flooded. Water meadows doing what they wer…
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11 February 2021

Angling Trust submits case for removal of travel restrictions and a resumption in match and night fishing when lockdown is eased

For the fourth time in ten months, the Angling Trust is making a detailed submission to Government o…
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11 February 2021

Report on the interactions between beavers and fish published

In recent years, beavers have been reintroduced into the UK, mostly in enclosed (fenced) environment…
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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!