Regional Forums

Covid-19 Notice: While our normal schedule is suspended, we are running a series of Virtual Fisheries Forums. All presentations from these Virtual Forums are available to view as videos alongside written Q&A reports. Click here for more details.

Working with the Environment Agency, the Angling Trust run over 30 Freshwater Fisheries Forums every year. These take place in a variety of locations right around the country, with the aim of ensuring that as many anglers as possible have a chance to attend.

Funded by Fishing Licence income, our Freshwater Forums are (and always will be) completely open and free. You do not need to be a member of the Angling Trust to attend. They are designed to be a platform for all anglers, clubs and fisheries to ask questions and raise issues whilst sharing knowledge with others.

Freshwater Fisheries Forums usually follow a simple format, involving expert guest speakers and Q&A sessions. We tailor these speakers to the location, ensuring they offer useful information to everyone present. In the past, our speakers have included respected academics, environmentalists, and anglers, in addition to representatives of key stakeholders such as Rivers’ Trusts and water companies. The Environment Agency also maintain a presence at every meeting to share updates on their work, listen to anglers’ concerns, answer questions and address problems.

Read more about Freshwater Fisheries Forums on our blog HERE, or watch the video below.

All enquiries relating to Fisheries Forums should be made to Alex Clegg, either by email via [email protected] or phone on 07495 433613.