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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

27 November 2021
Aston Park Fisheries, off Fiddle Neck Ln, Mansfield Rd, Sheffield S26 5PQ
Open to all
Ticket Sales are Over

SilverFish – Aston Park Fisheries – NON MEMBERS

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27 November 2021
Aston Park Fisheries, off Fiddle Neck Ln, Mansfield Rd, Sheffield S26 5PQ
Members only
Ticket Sales are Over

SilverFish – Aston Park Fisheries – MEMBERS

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28 November 2021
HQ: Jubilee Bridge Car Park, DL15 0DJ
Members only
Ticket Sales are Over

AT-TEFF Rivers National 2021 Qualifier – River Wear – 28th November

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04 December 2021
Lindholme Lakes, Don Farm West Carr, Doncaster DN9 1LF
Members only
10 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – Lindholme Lakes – MEMBERS

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04 December 2021
Lindholme Lakes, Don Farm West Carr, Doncaster DN9 1LF
Open to all
13 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – Lindholme Lakes – NON MEMBERS

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04 December 2021
Farmoor Reservoir, Cumnor Road, Oxford, OX2 9NS
Open to all
29 Tickets Remaining

AT Brumal Loch Style 2021 – Farmoor Reservoir – 4th December

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Get Fishing for Wellbeing
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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Marine
22 November 2021

Angling Trust Response to Proposal to add Porbeagle Shark and Common Blue Skate to Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act

A proposal has been made for the porbeagle shark and the common blue skate to be added to Schedule 5…
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Angling Trust
19 November 2021

Benwick Sports give the Angling Trust their backing and a whole lot more!

Top independent tackle retailers and match specialist Benwick Sports have recently signed up as Reta…
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Campaigns
18 November 2021

About time! Angling Trust and Fish Legal welcome announcement to crack down on water companies

The Angling Trust and Fish Legal have welcomed the announcement that the Environment Agency and OFWA…
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Get Fishing News
12 November 2021

Take a Friend Fishing is back…

Take a Friend Fishing is back… Get together with a friend and create some amazing angling memories!…
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Get Fishing Blog
12 November 2021

Graham Mabey Vlog from Get Fishing Event In West Sussex

Back in September, Graham Mabey (Angling Development Officer – South East) visited a Get Fishi…
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Enforcement
12 November 2021

Angling Trust helps provide training for North Yorkshire Police Rural Crime Team

The Angling Trusts Fisheries Enforcement Support Services were recently approached by North Yorkshir…
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Campaigns
08 November 2021

MPs urged to secure ‘a pathway out of pollution’ in response to weakened government amendment on sewage discharges

The national groups fighting sewage pollution have branded today’s government amendment on sewage di…
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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!