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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

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

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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TAKE A FRIEND FISHING IS BACK - DEC 17TH to JAN 2ND

PLUS: Beginner events - find one near you - learn to fish or take a friend

 
 

Take a Friend Fishing

Get together with a friend and create some amazing angling memories!
December 17th 2021 to January 2nd 2022

December and January are a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and enjoy some time next to the water. Taking a friend or family member for a winter fishing trip is the ideal opportunity to catch-up at Christmas. Anglers with a fishing licence can get a FREE one-day fishing licence worth £6 from the Environment Agency to take someone they know fishing.

 

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

18 December 2021
Castle Ashby Fisheries, Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LA
Members only
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SilverFish – Castle Ashby – MEMBERS

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18 December 2021
Castle Ashby Fisheries, Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LA
Open to all
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SilverFish – Castle Ashby – NON MEMBERS

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15 January 2022
Barston Lakes, Marsh House Farm Ln, Barston, Solihull B92 0LB
Open to all
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SilverFish – Barston Lakes – NON MEMBERS

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15 January 2022
Barston Lakes, Marsh House Farm Ln, Barston, Solihull B92 0LB
Members only
3 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – Barston Lakes – MEMBERS

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29 January 2022
The Oaks Lakes Fishing Complex, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3BJ
Members only
18 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – The Oaks Fishery – MEMBERS

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29 January 2022
The Oaks Lakes Fishing Complex, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3BJ
Open to all
12 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – The Oaks Fishery – NON MEMBERS

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03 December 2021

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01 December 2021

GO Outdoors and Fishing Republic give Angling Trust their backing

The Angling Trust is delighted to announce that leisure and tackle retailers GO Outdoors and Fishing…
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01 December 2021

How To Cast – Beach Fishing Tips

Jimmy Willis and Graham Mabey from the Get Fishing Team look at how to do a basic beach fishing cast…
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News
01 December 2021

Two new record fish make British angling history

The BRFC met remotely via online meeting facility on 26th November 2021. Present were: Mike Heylin O…
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Angling Trust
29 November 2021

Get Fishing Fund creates priceless angling opportunities at The Norfolk Hospice

Get Fishing Blog Tom Humphreys – Regional Angling Development Officer, Angling Trust At the An…
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Marine
29 November 2021

Angling Trust throws its support behind the Sea Angling Diary Project

Make Your Catch Count – Count Your Catch! The Angling Trust is joining Defra, the Welsh Government,…
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26 November 2021

Get Fishing for Wellbeing | Angling Trust

Anyone who has been fishing will know how beneficial angling is at boosting mental health and wellbe…
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Enforcement
25 November 2021

Reports of fisheries crimes rose in 2020 while convictions plummeted, wildlife survey shows

A new report published by nature experts has revealed a worrying increase in reporting of wildlife c…
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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!