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Anglers Against Pollution: our campaign for cleaner waters

Fishing for Good: Angling Trust Strategic Plan 2023-28

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We Fish as One: connecting people from all backgrounds with angling


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 the waters we fish

By becoming a member of the Angling Trust you are helping to protect the waters 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


The Angling Trust's work is supported by our Trade Associate Members


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22 June 2024
HQ: Shoulder of Mutton pub, Lee Green, Mirfield, WF14 0AE
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RiverFest – River Calder, Mirfield – Saturday 22nd June 2024

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23 June 2024
HQ: Oundle FC, Station Road, Oundle, PE8 4BZ
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RiverFest – River Nene, Oundle – Sunday 23rd June 2024

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26 June 2024
Drennan Lindholme Lakes, Don Farm, West Carr, Doncaster, DN9 1LF
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FishOMania – Lindholme Lakes 2 – Wednesday 26th June 2024

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26 June 2024
HQ: Wribbenhall Social Club, Kidderminster Road, Bewdley, DY12 1DA
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RiverFest – River Severn, Bewdley – Wednesday 26th June 2024

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26 June 2024
Boddington Reservoir, Boddington Road, Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6UD
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Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic Qualifier 5 – Wednesday 26th June 2024

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29 June 2024
Gold Valley Lakes, Gold Lane, Government Road, Aldershot, GU11 2PT
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FishOMania – Gold Valley – Saturday 29th June 2024

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21 June 2024

Eel breaks British record after 46 years

The BRFC met at The Natural History Museum, London, on 14th June 2024. Present were: Stephen Mardlin…
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21 June 2024

Summer of Fishing is here – get into fishing with summer holiday have-a-go angling activities all across the country

WHAT’S ON THIS SUMMER Beginner FISHING EVENTS July, August and September 2024 Have-a-go at fis…
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21 June 2024

📷 NEW PHOTOS: Reel Education gets schools fishing! Pupils and teachers get into fishing in Greater Manchester

Following Reel Education days held at eight schools in the Greater Manchester area, Level 2 Angling…
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Lines On The Water
18 June 2024

‘It’s the water, stupid’ – the big challenge for any new government

‘When the world ends, someone will have daubed on a wall somewhere “It was the water, stupid” in a p…
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Lines On The Water
17 June 2024

Opening Day; A River, Its Fish And Its Healing Properties

The Opening Day of a new coarse fishing river season is always magical. For one angler, June 16th co…
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14 June 2024

Angling Trust challenges political parties to secure Britain’s fishing future

The Angling Trust has issued a challenge to all the major political parties vying for the votes of B…
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11 June 2024

New safety advice for anglers to avoid risk of illness from sewage in our rivers

With pollution in our rivers continuing to cause concern, the Angling Trust has issued new advice fo…
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07 June 2024

Historic moment for UK recreational angling as bluefin tuna fishery approved

Recreational bluefin tuna fishery to open in August Follows long campaign by the Angling Trust &…
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06 June 2024

📷 NEW PHOTOS: Uxbridge Rovers Grand Opening event gets loads of newcomers fishing!

Uxbridge Rovers Angling and Conservation Society held a grand opening of their recently renovated Kn…
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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!

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