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The Angling Trust is a representative body for all anglers in England and Wales

From coarse and carp angling, to sea and game fishing, the Angling Trust brings together all branches of the sport with a strong, unified voice. No matter whether you fish for fun or competition, for wellbeing or a love of the outdoors, we are here for you! We are passionate about angling and the huge positives it brings to individuals, communities and businesses.

For fish. For fishing. For good.

From getting more people on the bank through our Get Fishing team, to campaigning to protect fish stocks and the environment, our core aim is to support angling and anglers everywhere. By becoming an Angling Trust Member, you are helping us in our mission to build a brighter future for the sport and to promote the amazing benefits it brings us.

From fighting pollution to flagship angling events

Our track record of success ranges from better protection of fish and fisheries with our Enforcement team, to the landmark wins of Fish Legal against polluters and others who threaten fisheries. We are recognised by Sport England as the National Governing Body for the Sport in England and promote active lifestyles and maintaining a regular angling habit. The Angling Trust deliver the Fishing In Wales programme in partnership with NRW and Visit Wales. We also run a wide range of fishing competitions at all levels, whilst providing member clubs and fisheries with free advice and support, among other benefits.

Join us today, to help build a brighter future and protect the sport you love! Whether you are an individual or an angling club, membership brings a wide range of benefits, from free expert advice to bait and fishing tackle discounts!

 

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:

 

Search for fishing venues, river levels, tackle shops, clubs and coaches.

 

TAKE A FRIEND FISHING

Coming soon: Use your fishing licence to get a free one-day licence & introduce someone new to fishing!

 

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

2020-12-05
Weston Pools, Weston Lane, Weston, Oswestry, SY10 9ER
Open to all

Silverfish – Weston Pools – NON-MEMBERS ONLY

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2020-12-05
Weston Pools, Weston Lane, Weston, Oswestry, SY10 9ER
Members only

Silverfish – Weston Pools – MEMBERS ONLY

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2020-12-05
Castle Ashby Fishery, Northampton, NN7 1JB
Open to all

Silverfish – Castle Ashby 2 – NON-MEMBERS ONLY

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2020-12-05
Castle Ashby Fishery, Northampton, NN7 1JB
Members only

Silverfish – Castle Ashby 2 – MEMBERS ONLY

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2020-12-12
Lindholme Lakes, Epworth, Doncaster, DN9 1RZ
Open to all

Silverfish – Lindholme Lakes – NON-MEMBERS ONLY

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2020-12-12
Lindholme Lakes, Epworth, Doncaster, DN9 1RZ
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Silverfish – Lindholme Lakes – MEMBERS ONLY

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Enforcement
24 November 2020

Sad passing of volunteer bailiff Ted Pocock, excellence award winner

The Angling Trust are sad to report the passing of volunteer bailiff Neil ‘Ted’ Pocock, who received…
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Blogpost
17 November 2020

Anglers Needed to Fight the Plastic Tide

It’s no secret that plastic is suffocating our seas. From tiny microplastics invisible to the naked…
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Competitions
16 November 2020

AT-TEFF Announce Peter Scholes as Rivers National Coordinator

The AT-TEFF are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Scholes as AT TEFF Rivers National Coor…
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Campaigns
16 November 2020

Government rejects plea to add cormorants to the General Licence

Once again, government ministers have failed to approve proposals that would help control cormorant…
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Campaigns
12 November 2020

Take part in our online invasive species survey

Invasive non-native species are increasingly present in our waters causing significant impacts on ou…
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Campaigns
11 November 2020

Fish Legal forces Environment Agency to back down over Hoveton Great Broad fish barriers

Anglers can today celebrate winning the first round in their battle to save an important bream spawn…
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News
11 November 2020

Midlands angling club warned it could lose fishing rights after holding fishing match in lockdown

Angling Trust boss warns against ‘irresponsible actions’ that puts fishing at risk An angling club h…
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how to fish flooded rivers
Fishing
09 November 2020

Fishing tips for flood conditions

It won’t be too long now until the rainy days of winter. This latest blog post from Dom Garnet…
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News
04 November 2020

Fish safely, locally and respect the ‘rule of two’ during lockdown

Having now examined the government’s new Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No…
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