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
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
Take a look at some of the work your membership supports
The Angling Trust's work is supported by our Trade Associate Members
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Get Hooked on Fishing – Family Fishing Days
Get Hooked on Fishing – ‘Have a Go!’ Sessions
Get Hooked on Fishing – Improving mental health, well-being and social inclusion sessions
FULLY BOOKED: Get Fishing at Packington Somers Fishery, CV7 7PL
Spring into Fishing – find an event near you this April, May and June
Spring into Fishing at Oakside Fishery, Cornwall, TR8 4QL
Spring into Fishing at Plantations Lakes, Somerset, BS21 6XW
Spring into Fishing at Orrell Water Park, WN5 7AT
FULLY BOOKED: Spring into Fishing at Kilnsey Fly Fishery and Trout Farm, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PS
Let’s Fish with the Canal & River Trust at Loughborough, LE11 2NS during Spring into Fishing
Let’s Fish with the Canal & River Trust at Wakefield, WF11 9AQ during Spring into Fishing
FULLY BOOKED: Spring into Fishing at Trent and Mersey Canal, Rugeley WS15 1DF
FishOMania – Boldings Pools – Wednesday 5th April 2023Read more
FishOMania – Lindholme Lakes 1 – Saturday 8th April 2023Read more
AT TEFF Bank National – ElinorRead more
FishOMania – Partridge Lakes 1 – Saturday 15th April 2023Read more
AT-TEFF Rivers Qualifier – River Ure, Wensley – Sunday 16th April 2023Read more
FishOMania – Todber Manor 1 – Wednesday 19th April 2023Read more
ANGLING TRUST MEMBERSHIP
Ready to become a member and support our work for fish and fishing? Find out more about our membership types below.
Club or Syndicate
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