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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

23 January 2022
Members only
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AT-TEFF Rivers Qualifier – Sunday 23rd January 2022 – River Dee, Llangollen

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29 January 2022
The Oaks Lakes Fishing Complex, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3BJ
Members only
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SilverFish – The Oaks Fishery – MEMBERS

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29 January 2022
The Oaks Lakes Fishing Complex, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3BJ
Open to all
10 Tickets Remaining

SilverFish – The Oaks Fishery – NON MEMBERS

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12 February 2022
Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Slack Lane, Bolton, BL2 4JW
Members only
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SilverFish – Bradshaw Hall Fisheries – MEMBERS

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12 February 2022
Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Slack Lane, Bolton, BL2 4JW
Open to all
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SilverFish – Bradshaw Hall Fisheries – NON MEMBERS

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19 February 2022
Packington Somers Fishery, Somers Rd, Meriden, Coventry CV7 7PL
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SilverFish – Packington Somers Fishery – MEMBERS

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LATEST NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Competitions
19 January 2022

Calling all ladies!

Dave Brooks and Jason Kirk will be holding a trial/ assessment day This will take place on the Stain…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
19 January 2022

The Get Fishing Podcast – EP. 5 – Get Fishing for Wellbeing

In Episode 5 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with Dean Asplin, Angling Development Ma…
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Marine
18 January 2022

Update on JNCC Review of Porbeagle and Common Blue Skate

The JNCC is reviewing Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act. During the evidence-gathering…
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Tribute
17 January 2022

Pat Byrne: angling coach who introduced hundreds of juniors to fishing

Pat Byrne at his Mill Cotton Fishery in 2020 Tribute by Kelvin Allen, Angling Trust East of England…
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Get Fishing Fund | Seans Place
Angling Trust
17 January 2022

The Get Fishing Fund is back for 2022 – £100k funding pot available to help get more people fishing, more often

Press Release: Angling Trust and Environment Agency. Monday 17th December 2022. For Immediate Releas…
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Campaigns
12 January 2022

Angling Trust welcomes hard hitting Commons pollution report

Ofwat and Environment Agency told to improve regulation and enforcement The increasing threat of pol…
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Competitions
07 January 2022

Angling Trust Tackle Guru Coarse Talent Pathway Now Open!

Entries are now open for the Angling Trust Tackle Guru Coarse Talent Pathway! The Angling Trust Tack…
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Blogpost
07 January 2022

2021: a pretty good year for fishing despite pandemic

As we enter a new year, 2021 will be remembered more for the Covid pandemic than anything else but i…
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Marine
05 January 2022

Angling Trust Secures Funding for Fisheries Management Plans

The Angling Trust is pleased to announce that government funding through the Fisheries and Seafood S…
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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!