Get Fishing is the Angling Trust’s campaign to get more people fishing more often. Each year we run hundreds of events for all ages and abilities. They are funded by the Environment Agency from fishing licence income
Beginner angling events - want to get into fishing? Get back into angling, find out where to go fishing, accessible venues, who to go fishing with, tackle to use to start fishing and how to go fishing for the first time.
Fishing can be prescribed to help physical and mental health and wellbeing issues. Get Fishing for Wellbeing Approved Partners use quality assured angling services to treat symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression, loneliness and many long-term conditions
2 Minute Watch: Rob Hughes explains Fishmark in YouTube video
Why should your club or fishery get its Fishmark Certificate?
Here, carp fishing legend and fishing dad Rob Hughes explains what Fishmark is and why it’s a good idea for all clubs and fisheries to take the assessments.
Its FREE to get the Fishmark certificate and clubs and fisheries achieving Fishmark become ‘Get Fishing Approved‘ and are recognised as providing a safe, effective and child friendly fishing environment. Here’s Rob…
Achieving the Fishmark award also sends a clear message to parents that their needs have been thoroughly considered and addressed.
We heard from Martyn Green, Coordinator at Baywater Anglers that:
“It has raised the club’s profile, helped us to recruit new members, enabled us to build up an extensive stack of loan tackle and granted us access to funds which would not have been available to us without it. I would therefore unhesitatingly recommend the new Fishmark Accreditation to any club that is seriously considering its future development. Its acquisition can only be beneficial to your future plans as indeed is it central to ours“