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20 January 2021

Sad passing of volunteer bailiff Steve Allen, award winning…

The Angling Trust are sad to report the passing of volunteer bailiff Steve Allen, the recipient of a…
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Get Fishing Winter Series
Get Fishing News
19 January 2021


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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15 January 2021

Anglers to challenge Brexit bait ban

The Angling Trust has joined forces with bait manufacturers Dynamite and Mainline in urgently seekin…
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13 January 2021

Lockdown fishing: updated guidelines published

After a hectic and successful week navigating the consequences for angling of the government’s decis…
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Martin Salter lockdown angling
13 January 2021

How to fish safely during lockdown and how we…

Martin Salter has timely advice for all anglers, along with the inside story of how we managed to ge…
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12 January 2021

Bass Fishing Measures For 2021

The government rolled over the 2020 bass fishing measures into 2021 as we waited an outcome from the…
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short session fishing tips
08 January 2021

10 Great Short Session Fishing Tips

With anglers everywhere opting to keep it safe and local at present, short sessions make perfect sen…
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07 January 2021

Fishing to be allowed during England’s national lockdown –…

The Government have now formally responded to the representations made by the Angling Trust. We have…
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06 January 2021

Covid-19 Lockdown Newsflash

Following yesterday’s written communication from the Cabinet Office that fishing is to be proh…
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05 January 2021

Statement on the new lockdown restrictions in England

The regulations have now been published and confirm this evening’s message from the Cabinet Office t…
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winter fishing tips
05 January 2021

Winter Fishing Tips

It might be cold out there, but there are still some great fishing opportunities. Angling Trust blog…
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Dave Munt and HRH The Prince of Wales 1080 x 1080-2
Angling Trust
28 December 2020

Take a Prince Fishing – read how Angling Trust’s…

Dave Munt is a Club and Fishery Development Officer for the Angling Trust and he gets to work with s…
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Following a period of postponements caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, our Chief Executive Jamie Cook explains the decisions behind the revised Coarse Fishing Competitions schedule for the remainder of 2020.


The ‘Kings of the Sea’ have returned to the shores of the UK in numbers, but anglers aren’t legally allowed to fish for them. The Angling Trust has joined forces with Bluefin Tuna UK to put that right: we’re campaigning for a live-release recreational bluefin tuna fishery in UK waters.

Youngsters from Polish Catholic schools in the East of England learn all about fishing legally in a fun environment as part of the Angling Trust’s Building Bridges and Nenescape projects.