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Get Fishing | Mental health service users fish at Boggart Hole Clough, in Greater Manchester, with the aid of staff and occupational therapists. The NHS has teamed up with a fishing social group Tackling Minds to offer fishing to people with anxiety and depression. NHS Northern Care Alliance has become the first hospital trust in the UK to offer this scheme, Pictured in Greater Manchester, April 20 2021.
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24 November 2022

Fishing could ease severe mental health…

A new survey of UK adults suggests that recreational fishing could help people suffering serious men…
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22 November 2022

All about the Reel Education schools’…

The ‘Reel Education’ programme is a new and innovative angling engagement programme. It is jointly f…
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22 November 2022

Angling Trust’s ‘Get Fishing’ videos highlight…

This year, the Angling Trust’s ‘Get Fishing’ campaign to get more people fishing more often, embarke…
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22 November 2022

Get Fishing for Wellbeing – how…

Last year (2021) the Angling Trust launched its Get Fishing for Wellbeing project to provide info fo…
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Get Fishing | Des from JourneyMenCIC
Get Fishing Blog
22 November 2022

A journey spreading kindness for Men’s…

Darren Birch at the Angling Trust describes the community partnership work happening with the North…
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22 November 2022

Angling trust need help of local…

The Angling Trust is looking to cast the net out to train and develop angling coaches on the Isle of…
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22 November 2022

Why we do love to be…

By Graham Mabey, Regional Angling Development Officer, London and Southeast England The Get Fishing…
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Get Fishing | Stockton Fishing Inclusivity
Get Fishing Blog
21 November 2022

Get Fishing Supporters – how are…

The Participation Team at the Angling Trust are on a mission to help angling clubs, coaches and fish…
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21 November 2022

Reel Education – fishing in primary…

Shakespeare Fishing Tackle and Angling Trust joined forces this year with a new school engagement pr…
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Get Fishing | Stockton Fishing Inclusivity
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21 November 2022

Angling Coaching Update: Courses for angling…

Info about new angling qualifications, the courses and a brand new  ‘Guide Assured’ qualification By…
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Get Fishing | Stockton Fishing Inclusivity
Get Fishing Blog
21 November 2022

How the Together Fund from Sport…

Working with Sport England – £150,000 of Together Fund for priority angling projects By James Roche,…
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21 November 2022

Environment Agency Get Fishing Fund helps…

The Get Fishing Team’s funding plans have had nationwide effect – how the Environment Ag…
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Get Fishing Blog
21 November 2022

Bringing ‘We Fish as One’ to…

Bringing ‘We Fish as One’ to Bristol By Dean Asplin, Regional Angling Development Manager, South of…
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Get Fishing Blog
21 November 2022

TikTok tactics bring bigger angling to…

Spreading the Get Fishing message is vital to attract new audiences. Jimmy Willis, Marketing Manager…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
15 November 2022

“I can go fishing again” helping…

Our Regional Angling Development Officer Darren Birch told us how a fellow member of his Wheelchair…
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Angling Trust
08 November 2022

National Angling Strategy Annual Report 2021-22

The 2021/22 Annual Report of the National Angling Strategy features the latest highlights from the a…
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Love Fishing, Love Nature - EP. 7 - The Get Fishing Podcast with Jimmy Willis
Get Fishing News
21 October 2022

Love Fishing, Love Nature – EP.…

In Episode 7 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with Liberty Denman about the Angling Tr…
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20 October 2022

Get Fishing survey for participants 2022…

 Get Fishing Participant Survey 2022 If you’ve come to a fishing taster-session, please help u…
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Get Fishing News
19 October 2022

How to get into fishing during…

There is an inactivity crisis happening right now, with 1.3 million girls in the UK dropping out of…
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Get Fishing | Marina Gibson - My Mum My Hereo - 2
Get Fishing News
19 October 2022

My Mum, My Hero – Marina…

“Fishing runs in the family & through my veins. My mum was 8 months pregnant when she cast…
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Carl from Get Hooked on Fishing is riding a mobility scooter holding a net, rod and tackle box
Get Fishing News
07 October 2022

Fishing “should work hard to be…

Carl Nye is a dedicated angling coach who works tirelessly to reach many families in and around Get…
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Get Fishing (the easy way) | How to Set Up A Whip | Week 5 National Fishing Month 2022
Get Fishing News
31 August 2022

Get Fishing (the easy way) |…

It’s the final week of National Fishing Month 2022 and it’s time to show you how you can…
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Women Carp Team England - Aug 2022
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24 August 2022

Women’s Carp Fishing World Championships –…

The FIPSed Women’s Carp Fishing World Championships 2022 is being held here – in England ̵…
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Get Fishing - Who Can Go Fishing? | Week 4 National Fishing Month 2022
Get Fishing News
24 August 2022

Who Can Go Fishing? | Week…

It’s week 4 of National Fishing Month, and we answer the question: Who can go fishing? We meet Women…
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Get Fishing - What am I going to catch? | Week 3, National Fishing Month 2022
Get Fishing News
17 August 2022

What am I going to catch?…

It’s week 3 of National Fishing Month – Jimmy Willis and James Roche chat about what fish you…
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Week 2, National Fishing Month 2022 | The Environment | jimmy willis
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09 August 2022

Week 2, National Fishing Month 2022…

It’s week 2 of National Fishing Month and Jimmy Willis chats with Liberty Denman about the environme…
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03 August 2022

Women’s Carp Team England member Aimee…

Top angler Aimee Eaton, who secured a coveted place on the Women’s England Carp Team this year, has…
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Matt Hayes - EP. 6 - The Get Fishing Podcast with Jimmy Willis
Get Fishing News
20 July 2022

Matt Hayes – EP. 6 –…

In Episode 6 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with angling royalty, Matt Hayes. It’s a…
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Get Fishing News
11 July 2022

National Fishing Month is back for…

Hundreds of free have-a-go events for families and newcomers this summer during the school holiday.
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Get Fishing | Greenhill House disability fishing
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08 June 2022

New Activity Alliance Annual Disability and…

National charity Activity Alliance – the leading voice for disabled people in sport and activi…
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31 May 2022

Medway Ghanaian Association goes fishing

The Angling Trust’s Get Fishing campaign helps people of all ages and abilities discover the a…
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Get Fishing | Sea Fishing from a pier
Get Fishing News
24 May 2022

Angling Trust lands £150k investment for…

Priority Groups encouraged to apply for funding and help their audiences get fishing again. The Angl…
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Get Fishing News
19 May 2022

Take a Friend Fishing is back…

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Take a Friend Fishing campaign runs from Saturday 28th May 28th to Sund…
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25 April 2022

From paddle boards to beach-cleans: Get…

We’ve all heard the saying “There’s more to fishing than catching fish” well…
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Angling Trust
21 April 2022

Virtual Fisheries Forum | Get Involved…

In our next Virtual Fisheries Forum join us as we provide an introduction to the campaign and inform…
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Get Fishing News
06 April 2022

National Fishing Month – Get Out…

Following a successful relaunch in 2021, National Fishing Month is back for 2022! National Fishing M…
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Get Fishing News
01 April 2022

Easter Weekend 2022 activities for families…

The Angling Trust is casting-off Covid with an invitation to ‘Spring into Fishing’ at lo…
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Get Fishing - How To Go Beach Fishing with Jimmy Willis | Get Fishing TV
Get Fishing News
26 March 2022

How To Go Beach Fishing with…

Want to learn how to go fishing from the beach but don’t know where to begin? You’re in…
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Get Fishing - Spring Into Fishing with the Angling Trust!
Get Fishing News
20 March 2022

Spring Into Fishing with the Angling…

Spring has officially arrived with today being the Spring Solstice, so now’s the time to get out and…
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18 March 2022

Parent’s pride as fishing is recognised…

Get Fishing with the kids this Easter: Child Protection Unit in Sport findings prove fishing is a &#…
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08 March 2022

CARP Team England | International Women’s…

For #InternationalWomensDay this year and to mark the launch of #WeFishAsOne, we caught up with the…
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Get Fishing News
01 March 2022

Anglers urged to support ‘We Fish…

Today we are launching our ‘We Fish As One’ community outreach campaign with seven key pilot sites b…
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Grand Opening Angling Direct Cheltenham | Get Fishing TV
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18 February 2022

Grand Opening Angling Direct Cheltenham |…

Jimmy Willis heads to the Grand Opening of Angling Direct Cheltenham to see what help and advice is…
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15 February 2022

Half Term – things to do:…

If you’re a parent looking to make the most of the great outdoors with your family this school…
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Get Fishing News
28 January 2022

How To Go Pike Fishing |…

The video everyone’s been asking for! Here’s everything you need to know about float fis…
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28 January 2022

Three hotspots of England’s angling wildlife…

Enjoying the great outdoors and an appreciation for nature are all part of the immersive angling exp…
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Get Fishing | TacklingMinds-Team
Get Fishing for Wellbeing
28 January 2022

Social Prescribing Project Tackling Minds becomes…

Pioneering fishing group joins collective of partners championing highest professional standards Fis…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
19 January 2022

The Get Fishing Podcast – EP.…

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

The Get Fishing Fund is back…

Press Release: Angling Trust and Environment Agency. Monday 17th December 2022. For Immediate Releas…
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Get Fishing Blog
21 December 2021

How To Catch A BIG Barbel…

Would you like to start catching bigger fish? Jimmy Willis heads out with river fishing expert, Jame…
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Get Fishing | Take a Friend Fishing is back! video with Jimmy Willis
Get Fishing News
03 December 2021

Take a Friend Fishing is back!

Christmas is a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and enjoy some time next to the water. Taking…
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Get Fishing | Tom Humphreys - Norfolk Hospice Blog Post
Get Fishing News
29 November 2021

Get Fishing Fund creates priceless angling…

Get Fishing Blog Tom Humphreys – Regional Angling Development Officer, Angling Trust At the An…
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Get Fishing News
12 November 2021

Take a Friend Fishing is back…

Take a Friend Fishing is back… Get together with a friend and create some amazing angling memories!…
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Get Fishing Blog
12 November 2021

Graham Mabey Vlog from Get Fishing…

Back in September, Graham Mabey (Angling Development Officer – South East) visited a Get Fishi…
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Get Fishing News
08 November 2021

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project:…

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council About this Get Fishing Fund, Funded Project: Fishing…
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04 November 2021

How Did Hassan Khan Get A…

How did Hassan Khan get one of the most sought-after jobs in angling, as the Media Presenter at Nash…
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03 November 2021

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project:…

POINT About this Get Fishing Fund, Funded Project: POINT supports families who have children and/or…
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Angling Trust
02 November 2021

National Angling Strategy Annual Report 2020-21

The Annual Report of the National Angling Strategy for 2020/21 has just been released. The report sh…
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Get Fishing | Tom Humphreys - Norfolk Hospice Blog Post
Get Fishing News
01 November 2021

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project:…

The Norfolk Hospice About this Get Fishing Fund, Funded Project: Fishing sessions helped have been…
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Get Fishing Fund | EDAA Get Fishing Award
Get Fishing News
30 October 2021

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project:…

Exeter and District Angling Association About this Get Fishing Fund, Funded Project: Exeter and Dis…
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Get Fishing Fund | Seans Place
Get Fishing News
30 October 2021

Get Fishing Fund – Funded Project:…

Sean’s Place About this Get Fishing Fund, Funded Project: Liverpool based charity Sean’s Place was…
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Get Fishing News
17 September 2021

The Get Fishing Awards from the…

 The #GetFishingAwards are here! The Angling Trust developed the Get Fishing Awards to help take you…
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Get Fishing News
27 August 2021

The Get Fishing Podcast – EP.…

In episode 3 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with Hassan Khan (Angling Trust Ambassad…
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Angling Trust
22 August 2021

The Canal & River Trust’s National…

Held every year on the third weekend of September, this event is the UK’s largest national celebrati…
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Get Fishing News
11 August 2021

Marina Gibson’s Five Reasons to Give…

Marina Gibson’s five reasons to give fishing a go this summer! National Fishing Month is happ…
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Get Fishing | Jodie Kidd Fishing for National Fishing Month
Angling Trust
29 July 2021

Jodie Kidd urges families across the…

The model and racing driver is urging all families to ‘give fishing a try’ as part of National Fishi…
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Angling Trust
21 July 2021

Take a Friend Fishing 2021

Take a Friend Fishing is back for summer 2021, giving even more people the chance to get out fishing…
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Get Fishing News
16 July 2021

The Get Fishing Podcast – EP.…

  In Episode 2 of The Get Fishing Podcast, Jimmy Willis chats with Dean Asplin (Angling Develop…
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Angling Trust
07 July 2021

Take a Friend Fishing is back!…

Take a Friend Fishing is back for summer 2021, giving even more people the chance to get out fishing…
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Get Fishing News
17 June 2021

Supermarket Baits – Part 2 |…

Spring is a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and enjoy some time next to the water. The new Ge…
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Get Fishing News
13 June 2021

Supermarket Baits – Part 1 |…

Spring is a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and enjoy some time next to the water. The new Ge…
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Get Fishing News
29 May 2021

The Get Fishing Podcast is here!

The Get Fishing Podcast is here! You can watch the whole episode on the Get Fishing YouTube channel…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
19 May 2021

“There’s so much more to fishing…

As restrictions start to lift and people look for outdoor activities to enjoy with friends and famil…
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Get Fishing News
18 May 2021

Artist Andy Steer to be new…

Artist Andy Steer – well known for his “Angling Knots” films and illustrations – becomes an An…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
14 May 2021

It’s more than “Just fishing” –…

We first met Aisha Mohamed-Goodlett when she helped us to get fishing involved in Sport England̵…
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Get Fishing News
12 May 2021

Fish-a-Bility: How one angling club help…

Sue Galloway is a Licenced Level 2 Angling Coach who helped run special ‘Fish-a-Bility’…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
12 May 2021

iCARP – helping military veterans overcome…

A programme, developed in Essex, England, is changing the lives of military veterans by helping them…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
12 May 2021

Get Fishing, connect with nature and…

The Angling Trust’s Get Fishing campaign to get more people fishing more often. We will be sup…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
01 May 2021

Super Student Sam’s Story of Amazing…

We received an amazing email from Debbie Jones, a Teacher at Triple Crown Centre, Solihull – i…
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Angling Trust
05 March 2021

Emma Harrison tells us about “We…

When Emma Harrison got in touch with our Head of Participation Clive Copeland late last year, the fi…
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Angling Trust
03 March 2021

Read how Dad to be DJ…

Let’s face it, the year 2020 was pretty well… rubbish! The new virus, lockdowns and rest…
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Get Fishing News
29 January 2021

Angling Direct delivers major boost to…

New collaboration will encourage more people to give fishing a go Campaign raises awareness of the h…
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Get Fishing Winter Series
Get Fishing News
19 January 2021

GET FISHING WINTER SERIES

Winter is a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and enjoy some time next to the water. The new Ge…
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Angling Trust
28 December 2020

Take a Prince Fishing – read…

Dave Munt is a Club and Fishery Development Officer for the Angling Trust and he gets to work with s…
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Get Fishing | Dawley Angling Society
Angling Trust
24 December 2020

Dawley Angling Society supports ‘Take a…

Dawley Angling Society based in Telford, Shropshire is supporting the ‘Take a Friend Fishing&#…
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Angling Trust
24 December 2020

Mat Woods and Korum say “Take…

Mat Woods, lure angling fan and Korum Brand Manager has given us a great bit of feedback on the plan…
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Get Fishing | Two iCARP clients carp fishing together
Angling Trust
14 December 2020

Take a Friend Fishing is back!…

Press Release For Immediate Release 14th December 2020 Take a Friend Fishing is back! Give the gift…
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Angling Trust
01 December 2020

£100k Get Fishing Fund to benefit…

New Get Fishing Fund will fund more opportunities for new anglers Environment Agency reports over a…
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Get Fishing Accreditation
30 November 2020

2 Minute Watch: Rob Hughes explains…

Why should your club or fishery get its Fishmark Certificate? Here, carp fishing legend and fishing…
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Blogpost
29 November 2020

9 things you need to know…

We asked James Roche, one of our Partnership Development Managers, why you should forward this page…
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Blogpost
22 November 2020

Clubs and Fisheries: Read what Angling…

Angling Trust CEO Jamie Cook explains why it’s important – but simple – for coarse…
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Get Fishing News
14 August 2020

Take a Friend Fishing FREE this…

Rod licence holding anglers can take a friend fishing for a day between 14th August – 4th Octo…
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Get Fishing News
06 August 2020

Do our survey on fishing and…

We’d like to identify any positive impact on wellbeing that angling has provided since lockdow…
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Get Fishing News
05 August 2020

7 Top Tips to Take a…

Take a Friend Fishing runs from 14th August to 4th October 2020 – that means that during the e…
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Get Fishing News
05 August 2020

Lockdown and fishing – has angling…

We’re looking for stories from you that highlight the positive impact on mental health that an…
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Get Fishing News
31 July 2020

Take a Friend Fishing extended to…

The campaign has been extended to run from the 14th August to the 4th October Following the success…
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Get Fishing News
13 May 2020

Angling is back!

Last week the Angling Trust launched its #WhenWeFishAgain campaign – with thousands of the angling c…
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Get Fishing News
17 March 2020

Angling Testimonial – PTSD Essex military…

Dave Brown, a Senior Officer at HMP Norwich and Co-Founder of Britannia Veterans Centre Norwich, tal…
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Get Fishing News
05 March 2020

Angling Trust ‘Get Fishing’ Fishing Licence…

Angling Trust ‘Get Fishing’ Fishing Licence Promotion (with Get Fishing book, Fishing Li…
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Get Fishing News
05 March 2020

WIN a fishing licence and angling…

This year the 12-month, 3-rod trout and coarse fishing licence commemorates much loved angler John W…
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Get Fishing News
14 February 2020

Tell us your ‘Good News’ coaching…

Richard Hadley, Angling Trust Coaching Centre Manager and Lead Safeguarding Officer wants to hear fr…
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14 February 2020

TV and Radio’s Matthew Wright reviews…

Popular TV and talkRADIO presenter, journalist and lifelong keen angler Matthew Wright let's us know…
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Get Fishing News
28 January 2020

Hayley Clapperton is new Ambassador for…

Hayley Clapperton, Managing Director of Bait-Tech Ltd and all-round angling supporter has been annou…
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Get Fishing News
28 January 2020

New project to get more people…

The Angling Trust has just announced a new project to promote angling in Wales. ‘Fishing In Wales’ i…
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Get Fishing Blog
23 January 2020

IMPORTANT: Safeguarding News and Update –…

By Richard Hadley, Angling Trust Coaching Centre Manager and Lead Safeguarding Officer: “Recen…
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Get Fishing News
15 January 2020

Meet an expert child angler –…

Award-winning TV company Boom are producing a brand-new series called ‘Meet the Experts’ focusing on…
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Get Fishing News
09 January 2020

AIR Group to sponsor CARP Team…

The AIR Group have given their backing to the Ladies Carp Team ahead of what will be their biggest y…
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Get Fishing News
24 December 2019

The 12 Days of Fishmas

The ’12 Days of Fishmas’ start on Christmas Day 2019 and each day we’re giving awa…
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Get Fishing News
06 December 2019

Sport England – Active Lives Children…

Sport England has this week announced its Active Lives Children Survey, which looks at participation…
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Get Fishing News
05 December 2019

North East Veterans Use Fishing to…

Veterans living at Launchpad’s Avondale House in Byker used fishing as a way to get outdoors and hel…
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Get Fishing News
04 December 2019

Lisa Wilson – New Angling Trust…

At their recent AGM and ‘Building A Brighter Future’ Angling Conference, the Angling Trust have anno…
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Get Fishing News
03 December 2019

England chosen to host inaugural Ladies…

History will be made in 2020 as England has been chosen to host the inaugural Ladies World Carp Angl…
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Get Fishing News
03 December 2019

Records fall as five new fish…

The British Record Fish Committee met in London on 27th November 2019 to consider, and subsequently…
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Get Fishing News
04 November 2019

Community Sport and Recreation Awards –…

Entries for the 2020 Community Sport and Recreation Awards are now open! This is a fantastic opportu…
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Get Fishing News
23 October 2019

It’s time for #FishingHour!

We’ve kicked off a new Twitter campaign called #FishingHour to bring the angling Twitter commu…
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Get Fishing News
22 October 2019

A model venue – chub fishing…

The other day we saw a nice post on one of Facebook’s single-species fishing groups. If you ar…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
17 October 2019

Get Fishing and empty your Stress…

“Stress is one of the most common things we Brits experience. In the largest ever stress surve…
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Get Fishing News
09 October 2019

How we got Combwich village fishing

Dean Asplin, Angling Trust’s Partnership Development Manager (South), gives an account of a re…
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Get Fishing News
25 September 2019

Come on – let’s get people…

Although this time of year sees fewer opportunities for people to go fishing Dean Asplin talks us th…
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Get Fishing News
24 September 2019

Hundreds hooked on fishing in Corby

Over 400 young people from all over Northamptonshire have been well and truly hooked on fishing this…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
19 September 2019

We Are Undefeatable: Fishing is effort…

Angling has joined in with an inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – which suppo…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
19 September 2019

We Are Undefeatable: How fishing can…

Angling has joined in with an inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – which suppo…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
17 September 2019

We Are Undefeatable: Fishing and Mindfulness

Angling has joined in with an inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – which suppo…
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Get Fishing News
10 September 2019

Somerset Wildlife Trust – thanks for…

Dean Asplin, Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager heard back from the Somerset Wildlife Tru…
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Get Fishing News
02 September 2019

Sussex fishing event is a hit…

With the school holidays coming to a close, Hassocks and District Angling Association held a beginne…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
30 August 2019

Will Millard joins angling’s support for…

Explorer, presenter and writer Will Millard, who recently starred in BBC1 TV series ‘Go Fish&#…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
29 August 2019

Angling supporting Sport England’s new ‘We…

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – has today been launched to support the…
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Get Fishing News
23 August 2019

Young Anglers turn out at Creekmoor…

Dean Asplin, Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager saw new anglers in the making at a Family…
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Get Fishing News
07 August 2019

We all know fishing is relaxing…

When Angling Trust Head of Participation Clive Copeland heard about the work that iCARP does to redu…
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Get Fishing News
02 August 2019

Young Anglers Gain Awards at Family…

Dean Asplin, Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager saw new anglers in the making at a Family…
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Get Fishing News
25 July 2019

Future Anglers in the Making at…

Dean Asplin, Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager (South) oversaw a hugely successful Schoo…
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Get Fishing News
03 July 2019

County Durham Anglers Get Fishing Defib

Dave Munt visited Eden Grange Fishery, County Durham to see a new Angling Improvement Fund otter fen…
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Get Fishing for Wellbeing
20 June 2019

Go Fish! with Will Millard –…

4×30 min episodes aired on BBC One Wales on Fridays at 7.30pm between Friday 21 June and Friday…
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Get Fishing News
06 June 2019

Brown Angling Ladies Carp Team England…

A nail biting and exciting finish saw England’s lionesses secure a bronze medal at the inaugural Lad…
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22 May 2019

Come and join the launch of…

CELEBRATE WITH US! Come and join the launch of London Rivers Week 2019! At Birchmere Lake, Thamesmea…
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22 May 2019

Barnet & District club gets the…

Barnet & District Angling Club hold an annual “Angling Open Day” each spring that gives anyone t…
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20 May 2019

Angling supports new research to help…

(Photo Credit: Llyn Brenig’s Wheelyboat provides disabled anglers, and wheelchair users in par…
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14 May 2019

Appy Days!

Richard Hadley, Angling Trust Coaching Centre Manager and Lead Safeguarding Officer with a couple of…
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13 May 2019

Clubbing together means females ‘Spring Into…

In recent weeks I’ve spoken with many current as well as prospective female anglers. More than in al…
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07 May 2019

Florence catches her first fish at…

A busy spring calendar of events has seen new anglers of all ages and abilities picking up a rod or…
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08 April 2019

Biggest ever ‘Let’s Fish!’ campaign announced

Biggest ever ‘Let’s Fish!’ campaign announced Canal & River Trust and Angling Trust aim to get t…
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08 April 2019

National Fever! as Junior and Schools…

The Angling Trust’s historic Youth, Junior and Schools national angling competition returns this sum…
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20 March 2019

Seven clubs and fisheries to get…

Seven new Coulam 16 Wheelyboats will enable angling clubs and fisheries to provide disabled anglers,…
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18 March 2019

“Predator Academy” gets kids fishing

15 youngsters had a great introduction to pike fishing at the Fourth “Hull & District Anglers’ A…
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06 March 2019

Have a Reel Adventure this Easter

Looking for something different to entertain the kids over Easter? Want to get them away from their…
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31 January 2019

Spring Into Fishing this March with…

Spring Into Fishing 2019 2nd to 30th March Forget the cold winter weather… Spring Into Fishing…
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18 December 2018

This Girl Can: Tracy, Sascha and…

Tracy Halls sent us some brilliant This Girl Can pics of her and her daughters in action carp and se…
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09 December 2018

This Girl Can: A Fishing Challenge

Fishing isn’t only a source of great excitement it can be a means of setting a personal challenge to…
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06 December 2018

This girl Can: Three Generations Get…

After seeing our connection with This Girl Can‘s new Fit Got Real campaign, Fishing Family …
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05 December 2018

This Girl Can: Fishing, painting, wildlife……

Wildlife artist Claire Brownlow has spent her whole life fishing and it’s the inspiration for her ar…
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27 November 2018

Are boys or girls better at…

At this year’s BBC Countryfile Live, BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s Faye Hatcher asked Sarah Collins, C…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – Bev, carp…

Last year Bev Clifford was among angling’s most enthusiastic supporters for This Girl Can’s campaign…
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25 October 2018

Fit Got Real – join in…

Angling has once again joined in with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign for the launch of…
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25 October 2018

How This Girl Can get fishing…

Jo Stephenson, Hardy Fly Fishing & Angling Trust Ambassador, Pike Guide and BBC Big Fish semi-fi…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – Chloe’s catfish

Sport England’s This Girl Can initiative identified that a fear of judgement can stop many women and…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – How fishing…

Amelia contacted us to tell us how going fishing has helped her cope with anxiety – it’s…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can make fishing fit…

Sport England’s This Girl Can initiative identified that a fear of judgement can stop many women and…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – These are…

Sue Arthur sent us her This Girl Can pic with just one sentence… “Usually these smiles are res…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – Belinda’s first…

Sport England’s This Girl Can initiative identified that a fear of judgement can stop many women and…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – The Mindfulness…

Heather Lauriston discovered how fishing has a powerful element of mindfulness which is therapeutic…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can… learn to carp…

Claire Cummins told us about a non-stop weekend of fishing at Ladies Carp Academy in Yorkshire and h…
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25 October 2018

This Girl Can – Helping others…

Bridget Dawson believes that angling is one of the few truly inclusive sports that anyone can try. S…
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23 October 2018

Wild Pond Transformed by Habitat Improvements…

How one Cambridge fishing club proved that working in partnership could create a fantastic base its…
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22 October 2018

From Magnificent Mersey match to Picturesque…

The venues for two Get Fishing events in one day couldn’t have been more different. What they both h…
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15 October 2018

This Girl Can Get Hooked on…

Get Hooked on Fishing’s CEO, Sarah Collins is supporting This Girl Can again in 2018 and told…
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15 October 2018

This Girl Can – Get Fishing:…

How you can get involved with This Girl Can – Get Fishing… Tweet or post pictures, video…
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14 October 2018

Anne Woodcock knows that This Girl…

Anne Woodcock has spent her life involved in fishing and is devoted to using all aspects of angling…
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14 October 2018

This Girl Can be a Fishing…

In the last couple of years Fishing Mum has become something of a Twitter phenomenon! The account te…
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14 October 2018

This Girl Can be part of…

Megan is the mum part of Family Fishing UK – a family that has discovered how going fishing can insp…
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14 October 2018

This Girl Can – Marina Gibson…

Marina Gibson is a truly passionate angler who has dedicated a significant part of her life to fishi…
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03 October 2018

Getting more juniors fishing – we’re…

Angling needs to get more juniors into our sport – away from their screens and reconnected wit…
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21 September 2018

Grandson Ollie and hundreds more become…

James Roche, who is a Partnership Development Manager for the Angling Trust was almost overrun by en…
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17 September 2018

Julia’s House Children’s Hospice goes fishing

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin’s latest blog tells us about a recent angling trip w…
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14 September 2018

The Perfect Gift – Take A…

The mellow, warm days of early autumn provide the perfect opportunity to give a friend the perfect g…
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13 September 2018

Give fishing a go at the…

The Angling Trust’s Get Fishing team will be at the Lure Angling World Championships, Rutland Water…
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02 September 2018

Fishing for Positive Mental Health helps…

On September 8th, a group of anglers in Cornwall took part in Fishing for Positive Mental Health. Th…
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09 August 2018

Thousands Get Hooked on Fishing at…

Angling reached another milestone this summer when over 1,000 people had a go at fishing during what…
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07 August 2018

Wild Weather and Wide Smiles for…

The infamous British weather tried its very best to confuse the public last weekend for the launch o…
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23 July 2018

Suffolk Water Park to Host Huge…

A brilliant new angling event is coming to Suffolk Water Park on Saturday 25thAugust. If you’ve ever…
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23 July 2018

My angle on fishing fatherhood… Dean…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin blogs about a life-changing personal best and its im…
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19 July 2018

Free Fishing Fun For Everyone –…

The football World Cup may be over, but another great sporting events kicks off in less than two wee…
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17 July 2018

MP joins Angling Trust call to…

With the World Cup now over and the school holidays looming, many parents face the prospect of findi…
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05 July 2018

FREE: Have a go at fishing…

If you, your partner or kids are coming to Fish O Mania this year remember it’s completely FREE to e…
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05 July 2018

Angling Club organises Litter Pick after…

Dave Munt our Club & Fishery Development Officer for the East of England is Chairman of Billingh…
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26 June 2018

Dramatic improvements see Teesside fishery scoop…

Dramatic improvements to a Teesside fishery which has seen it develop into a valuable community spac…
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21 June 2018

Volunteering Excellence Award for Devon Angling…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin’s latest blog tells us about a recent visit to…
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21 June 2018

Lets Fish! Canal & River Trust…

The Canal & River Trust, the charity which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways across England and…
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15 June 2018

Celebrities Endorse National Fishing Month 2018

If you’ve wondered what National Fishing Month is or why every July and August, there’s…
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15 June 2018

Fishing TV’s Official Partner Angling Trust’s…

FISHING TV’S INAUGURAL WORLD FISHING DAY IS TAKING PLACE ON 23RD JUNE 2018 – OFFICIAL PARTNER…
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14 June 2018

Angling Trust ‘Get Fishing’ campaign continues…

Following on from the successful launch of the How To Fish campaign last year, this digital initiati…
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12 June 2018

Spring Into Fishing sees record numbers…

The 2018 Spring Into Fishing campaign saw six events take place throughout March and April around th…
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07 June 2018

Beaucroft School Get Fishing in Dorset

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin reports back on school fishing sessions which are in…
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04 June 2018

Dean Asplin On Fishing Solving Social…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin tells us how he’s funding fishing sessions to help s…
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21 May 2018

Angling Trust and Canal & River…

The Angling Trust and Canal & River Trust have joined forces to increase the number of people fi…
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18 May 2018

Why not ‘Learn to Fish’ this…

Do you or the family fancy taking up fishing? Northumbrian Water’s special “Multi-Bait Fishing” less…
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18 May 2018

National Campaign to Get Fishing is…

Get Fishing, the nationwide campaign to encourage more people to give fishing a go, has over 300 fun…
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17 May 2018

Number of Junior Fishing Licences on…

The number of young people fishing has increased significantly since the introduction of free junior…
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09 May 2018

World Fishing day and Angling Trust…

The Angling Trust’s “Get Fishing” campaign has joined up with World Fishing Day to help more c…
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27 April 2018

Angling Trust Carp Championships Launched

The Angling Trust Carp Championships launched earlier this week, on Tuesday 24th April, and it will…
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16 April 2018

Easter Family Fishing at Whiteacres by…

A blog from Get Fishing ambassador and On The Bank TV presenter, Rob Hughes, recounting a recent fam…
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16 April 2018

Spring Into Fishing 2018 is a…

After a successful inaugural campaign last year, Spring Into Fishing has grown from strength to stre…
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28 March 2018

Spring Into Coaching – An Angler’s…

Viewed through the lens of “Spring Into Fishing”, an Angling Trust mass participation event held at…
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13 March 2018

Free Family Fishing Fun this Easter…

The Easter holiday heralds the start of the Take A Friend Fishing (TAFF) campaign for 2018. It’s des…
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01 March 2018

New Environment Agency Fishing Licences Released

The new images on our fishing licences have been unveiled today, 1 March, created by renowned artist…
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20 February 2018

Spring Into Fishing and Win Fishing…

Join in with Spring Into Fishing and you could be one of the lucky winners with Fishingmegastore.com…
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08 February 2018

Spring Into Fishing to launch at…

Spring Into Fishing and the Northern Angling Show have joined forces for an extra special launch to…
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07 February 2018

Environment Agency release 2016/17 Fisheries Annual…

The Environment Agency has released the annual fisheries report detailing how fishing licence income…
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06 February 2018

Northumbrian Water launch their Learn to…

Northumbrian Water have announced details of their fantastic Learn to Fish programme with events run…
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09 January 2018

Spring Into Fishing this March with…

Spring Into Fishing March 3rd – 31st 2018 Find a venue near you With the worst of winter nearl…
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13 December 2017

A Year to Remember for Mid…

Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager James Roche has been working with Northamptonshire bas…
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05 December 2017

Young Anglers Getting Young People Fishing

Angling Trust Partnership Development Manager James Roche has been working with the Young Anglers pr…
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11 October 2017

Find Fighting Fit Fly Fishing at…

Angling Development Officer Dave Evans has teamed up with Thames Water to run free fly fishing sessi…
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05 October 2017

Fishing Camp for school children is…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin has worked with Sunflowers at Grafton a charity whos…
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29 September 2017

Free Fishing Family Fun – Take…

Families are being encouraged to give the kids something excitingly different to do this half term b…
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21 September 2017

How Barford Lakes is getting more…

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche has been working to support Sarah Thomson at Barford…
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20 September 2017

National Fishing Month Silver Jubilee –…

National Fishing Month (NFM) continues as one of the largest fishing participation initiatives, foll…
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20 September 2017

Fishing For Positive Mental Health

With fishing as their motivation, but simply relaxing as their true goal, a small group of men recen…
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18 September 2017

5 Star Feedback on how to…

Our Angling Development Officer Daniel Williams has let us know about a brilliant Get Back Into Angl…
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12 September 2017

Junior fishing licences up by 25%

In welcome news from the Environment Agency, new figures reveal that sales of junior fishing licence…
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12 September 2017

Sol catches his first carp and…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin helped fund fishing sessions for complete beginners…
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12 September 2017

How the Nation is Joining Celebs…

A third of the adult population in England has been fishing at least once in their lives. For a spor…
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11 September 2017

Hazel takes her grandson fishing for…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin has recently helped a grandmother and grandson who w…
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10 September 2017

Mum, Ben, Sam all now hooked…

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin was involved in arranging a fishing session for fami…
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09 September 2017

Mums and kids enjoy family days,…

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche writes… Our “Let’s Go Family Fishing” initiati…
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09 September 2017

Let’s Go Family Fishing!

Dean Asplin Partnership Development Manager (South) for the Angling Trust, urges clubs and fisheries…
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07 September 2017

Praise For Poringland

One of angling’s best known administrators praised Poringland Lakes for its flagship Let’s Go Family…
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07 September 2017

Get Back Into Angling! Free sessions…

Did you enjoy fishing but stopped for some reason? Thought about starting again but been too busy? N…
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07 September 2017

Fishing magic? How’s this for a…

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche writes… Nottingham Piscatorial Society sponsor…
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03 September 2017

Know someone who stopped fishing? Help…

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche writes… Know someone who stopped fishing for s…
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01 September 2017

Make time to take time fishing

Hayden Sharp’s dad Stuart let us know that his family have been snowed under with a house move, work…
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30 August 2017

Full House at Family Fun Day

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche writes… Poringland Lakes’ Family Fishing Fun D…
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26 August 2017

Anglers with special needs use fishing’s…

Our Club & Fishery Development Officer Dave Munt helped a local community group fund its project…
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20 August 2017

Don’t forget why YOU first went…

Remember how you got into fishing? There’s a good chance a family member took you to begin with. We…
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17 August 2017

Roche Gets Tench and Carp For…

Last year Long Eaton & Victoria Angling Society celebrated being awarded just under £10,000 from…
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15 August 2017

Fishmark Certificate Benefits Disabled Anglers

Seaham Angling Sea Fishing Club take young disability groups from Blue Watch Youth Centre out on wee…
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14 August 2017

Angling acorns planted at Oak Tree…

Young people from across Nottinghamshire have enjoyed the chance to go fishing at a series of weekly…
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09 August 2017

Abbey Lake makes fishing fun!

Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin worked with Abbey Lake Angling Club who hosted a gre…
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08 August 2017

Get Back Into Angling – Mission…

Our Partnership Development Manager James Roche writes… Ken Eaton wrote to tell me about a Get…
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25 July 2017

This Girl Can… go fishing!

Fishing has joined up with This Girl Can, the celebration of active women that aims to inspire femal…
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19 June 2017

Squad announced for Carp Fishing Tri-Nations…

Carp Team England manager Rob Hughes has announced the starting line-up for the forthcoming Tri-Nati…
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15 June 2017

Fishing backs Women in Sport and…

Women’s Sport Week returns this 19th to 25th June to champion a packed summer of fantastic wom…
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14 June 2017

Bev Clifford encourages all anglers to…

Carp-Talk owner Bev Clifford is once again encouraging all anglers to take a female fishing later th…
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06 June 2017

Leonard Cheshire Disability anglers rewarded with…

We heard from Keith Pope who helps organise fishing sessions for the Leonard Cheshire Disability car…
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10 March 2016

Explosion Heats Up the Tees! Winning…

Dave Munt is one of Angling Participation's stalwarts. He's been showing people how to fish for year…
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04 March 2016

Perchfection! The lure of a new…

Dean Asplin has been with the Angling Trust since it formed in 2009. He loves his carp fishing but d…
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03 March 2016

Grubbing around for barbel… Trying something…

James Roche is the Senior Regional Officer for the Angling Trust covering the North of England. He e…
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01 March 2016

Days of Dace… and other things!…

Rob Hughes is the manager of Carp Team England and an internationally known carp angler. However, wh…
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