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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

03 March 2024
Lower Itchen Fishery, Gaters Mill, West End, Southampton SO18 3HW
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SEFFF Qualifier – Lower Itchen – Sunday 3rd March 2024

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17 March 2024
Open to all
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Angling Trust TroutFest – Chatton Fishery – Sunday 17th March 2024

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24 March 2024
Chatton Trout Fishery, Alnwick, NE66 5RA
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AT TEFF Bank National – Chatton Trout Fishery – Sunday 24th March 2024

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30 March 2024
Tunnel Barn Farm Fishery, Shrewley Common, Shrewley, Warwickshire, CV35 7AN
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FishOMania – Tunnel Barn Farm 1 – Saturday 30th March 2024

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31 March 2024
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Angling Trust TroutFest – Elinor Trout Fishery – 31st March 2024

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03 April 2024
The Boldings, Astley Abbotts, Bridgnorth WV16 4SS
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FishOMania – Boldings Pools – Wednesday 3rd April 2024

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Competitions
27 February 2024

BLACKHORSE WIN 2024 ANGLING TRUST WINTER LEAGUE FINAL

    PRESTON Innovations Blackhorse have won the 2024 Angling Trust Winter League Final…
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Marine
27 February 2024

Angling Trust seek clarification on commercial catch limits for pollack in 2024

The Angling Trust has received several messages over the past week, concerned about the potential fo…
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Angling Trust
23 February 2024

Angling Trust delivers a massive win for Salcombe Estuary

After months of hard work, led by the Angling Trust’s Sea Angling Engagement Manager, Grant Jones, w…
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Phil Spinks - EP. 12 - The Get Fishing Podcast with Jimmy Willis
Get Fishing Blog
22 February 2024

Phil Spinks – EP. 12 – The Get Fishing Podcast with Jimmy Willis

In Episode 12 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with Phil Spinks from Angling Direct. T…
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Competitions
22 February 2024

*** WOMEN’S AND ANGLERS WITH DISABILITIES NATIONALS 2024 – VENUE UPDATE ***

The Angling Trust can today confirm the Women’s and Anglers with Disabilities Nationals will both ta…
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Get Fishing News
21 February 2024

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project: Ace Special School Fishing Club gives 30 kids a chance to get into fishing

It’s always good to receive positive feedback! When I heard from Darren Sherwood about the ses…
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News
20 February 2024

Angling clubs come together to give the Kennet a fishing future

DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon officially opened a groundbreaking new coarse fish hatchery which loca…
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Angling Trust
13 February 2024

TV star Jim Murray becomes Angling Trust Ambassador

Actor Jim Murray, founder of conservation group Activist Anglers, has accepted an invitation to beco…
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Anglers Against Pollution
13 February 2024

Urgent answers sought from DEFRA and Environment Agency to address concerns over River Test sewage pollution

UPDATE: In response to our press release, Natural England has immediately confirmed to the Angling T…
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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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