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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
Take a look at some of the work your membership supports
The Angling Trust's work is supported by our Trade Associate Members
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LEARN HOW TO FISH
Beginner events - find one near you!
Get into fishing or take a friend
Spring into Fishing – find an event near you this April, May and June
Spring into Fishing at The Copse Pool, London, SW13 9SA
Spring into Fishing at East Bilney Lakes, Norfolk, NR20 4AL
PAID EVENT: Spring into Fishing at Plantations Lakes, Somerset, BS21 6XW
Spring into Fishing with Get Hooked on Fishing at London UB5 6UR
PAID EVENT: Spring into Fishing at Ryton Country Park, Coventry, CV8 3BH
Spring into Fishing at Barton Pool, Barton under Needwood, DE13 8EU
Let’s Fish with the Canal & River Trust at Northwich, CW9 6FW during Spring into Fishing
Let’s Fish with the Canal & River Trust at Nottingham, NG9 1NG during Spring into Fishing
Spring into Fishing at Edens Forest CIC, Holmfirth, HD9 6LR
Spring into Fishing at Kingstanding Pools, Burton on Trent, DE13 9PS
Spring into Fishing at Sutton Bingham Reservoir, Yeovil, BA22 9QL
Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic Qualifier 4 – Saturday 10th June 2023Read more
FishOMania – Weston Pools – Saturday 10th June 2023Read more
FishOMania – Partridge Lakes 2 – Wednesday 14th June 2023Read more
RiverFest – Warwickshire Avon, Evesham – Friday 16th June 2023Read more
RiverFest – River Calder, Mirfield – Saturday 17th June 2023Read more
FishOMania – Moorlands Farm Fishery – Saturday 17th June 2023Read more
ANGLING TRUST MEMBERSHIP
Ready to become a member and support our work for fish and fishing? Find out more about our membership types below.
Club or Syndicate
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Get the most out of Fishing In Wales, essential information for coarse, game and sea angling – plus online booking!