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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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UPCOMING COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

25 June 2022
Moorlands Farm Coarse Fishery, Manor Lane, Hartlebury, Worcs., DY11 7XN
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FishOMania – Moorlands Farm 2 – 25th June 2022

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25 June 2022
Knighton Sports & Social Club, Shebdon, Staffs ST20 0QH
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AT & CRT Canal Pairs Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon – Saturday 25th June

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25 June 2022
Wribbenhall Social Club, Kidderminster Road/Spencer Avenue (next to Church), Bewdley. DY12 1DA.  
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RiverFest – River Severn, Bewdley – Saturday 25th June

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25 June 2022 - 26 June 2022
Draycote Trout Fishery, CV23 8AB
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AT Loch Style Team Championships – 25th & 26th June 2022

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29 June 2022
Boddington Reservoir, Boddington Road, Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6UD
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Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic Qualifier 5

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29 June 2022
Drennan Lindholme Lakes, Don Farm, West Carr, Doncaster, DN9 1LF
Members only
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FishOMania – Lindholme Lakes 2 – 29th June 2022

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Campaigns
24 June 2022

Angling Trust Publish Report on Socio-Economic Value of Sea Angling

The Angling Trust has published a report today on the social and economic contribution marine recrea…
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Campaigns
23 June 2022

Meeting called to challenge Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s policies against angling and termination of fishing at Attenborough reserve

The Angling Trust has mobilised support for Nottinghamshire anglers facing a fishing ban by the loca…
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Campaigns
21 June 2022

Angling Trust Call to Protect Salmon & Sea Trout by Ending Netting Activity

The Angling Trust has submitted a consultation response to the Environment Agency on measures to pro…
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Marine
21 June 2022

Highly Protected Marine Area Pilot Sites Announced

Five pilot sites of Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) for England have been announced. The propo…
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News
20 June 2022

Two shore-caught fish confirmed as records

The British Record Fish Committee met remotely via online meeting facility on 9th June 2022. Present…
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Blogpost
16 June 2022

Jamie Cook: Big Questions 2

In his second article answering anglers’ questions, Jamie Cook looks at Fish Legal, the ACA and how…
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Campaigns
13 June 2022

MPs support Angling Trust’s call for OFWAT to do more to stop pollution of our rivers

The water industry regulator OFWAT needs to do a lot more to make sure water companies clean up thei…
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Get Fishing | Greenhill House disability fishing
Get Fishing News
08 June 2022

New Activity Alliance Annual Disability and Activity Survey reveals disabled people left out of return to activity

National charity Activity Alliance – the leading voice for disabled people in sport and activi…
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News
07 June 2022

Volunteers Week: Angling Trust present Excellence Awards to 26 volunteers – and a club!

Our volunteers are vital to the work of the Angling Trust and to mark Volunteers Week 2022 we are pr…
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Fishing in Wales

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