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Oct 12, 2019

Angling Trust building a Brighter Future Angling Conference 2019

This year the Angling Trust will be hosting the Building a Brighter Future Angling Conference on Saturday, 30 November, 2019 at West Midlands Golf Club, Solihull. Whether you are a member or they we would be delighted if you could attend.… Read Full Story
Aug 05, 2018

Recreational Fishing Bait Surveys | Have your say on fishing baits and sustainability.

In what is believed to be a first, fish21 is conducting three surveys on recreational fishing baits and sustainability, each aimed at a different audience and accessed via the below weblinks: Anglers survey: Bait… Read Full Story
Jul 26, 2018

Executive Fly Fishing Day at Park Lake in Surrey | Kids for Kids Charity

A charity called Kids for Kids is holding it's annual Fly Fishing event this year at Park Lake, Albury, the Duke of Northumberland's private lake of which they will have exclusive use for the day. 'Fishing for Goats' will be held on… Read Full Story
Jul 06, 2018

Young anglers offered chance to net prestigious fishing title

A prestigious national competition aimed at attracting a new generation of anglers onto the nation’s historic canals is coming to the West Midlands this autumn. The National Junior & Youth Canal Championship, sponsored for the first time… Read Full Story
Jun 05, 2018

National Fishing Week | Have a go at fishing | 27th July to 2nd Sept 2018

This year, National Fishing Month will begin on the 27th July, and conclude on the 2nd September 2018 As in previous years, the idea behind National Fishing Month is to encourage every family member to have a go at fishing. It does not… Read Full Story
Jan 08, 2018

Angling Trust Thames (Oxfordshire) Fisheries Forum February 27th 2018

This meeting is free to attend and open to all. It is aimed at ALL freshwater anglers, Coarse and Game. It is a key opportunity to hear about the work of the Environment Agency and Angling Trust and is a chance to tell them what YOU think… Read Full Story
Dec 13, 2017

Britain’s biggest canal angling competition | 2018 Canal Pairs Championship

Details of Britain’s biggest canal angling competition have been announced with the 2018 Canal Pairs Championship once again coming to the nations waterways. Organised by the charity, the Canal & River Trust in partnership with the Angling… Read Full Story
Nov 07, 2017

World Lure Fishing Championships | Rutland Water October 2018

The Angling Trust has announced that England will host the 11th FIPS-ed Carnivorous Artificial Bait Boat Angling Championships in 2018. The competition will head to the British Isles for the second time in three years following the… Read Full Story
Oct 01, 2017

National Junior Canal Championship | Erewash Canal at Long Eaton | 21 Oct 2017

A prestigious national competition aimed at attracting a new generation of anglers onto the nation’s historic canals is coming to the East Midlands for the first time this year. The National Junior Canal Championship, organised by the… Read Full Story
Aug 30, 2017

Lurefest 2017 | boat pairs lure fishing competition | Sept/Oct 2017

Calling all Lure Anglers! LureFest 2017 launches today 30/08/2017 so click HERE to sign up for your chance to win up to £7000* in prize money. The boat pairs contest will be held across England's premier reservoir fisheries with three… Read Full Story
Aug 05, 2017

UK's top angling contest on Shropshire Canal this month reels in nearly 500 competitors

Nearly 500 of the nation’s top anglers are set to descend on the Shropshire Union Canal this month for the Angling Trust Division One National Championship. The Canal & River Trust charity, which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways, is… Read Full Story
Apr 21, 2017

Thames Fisheries Forum - 17th, May, 2017

The Angling Trust are please to announce details of the Thames Fisheries Forum to be held on 17th, May, 2017. The Green Park Conference Centre 100 Longwater Avenue Green Park, Reading RG2 6GP Tea and Coffee served from 6.40pm Meeting… Read Full Story
Mar 23, 2017

Northern Angling Show | Eventcity Manchester | 1st - 2nd April 2017

The Northern Angling Show - the North's only dedicated indoor angling event takes place at Eventcity in Manchester bewteen 1st - 2nd April 2017 The NAS is the brainchild of three everyday guys that feel anglers in the North deserve an… Read Full Story
Jan 10, 2017

Canal Pairs Championship 2017 | Britain’s biggest canal angling competition

Britain’s biggest canal angling competition the Canal Pairs Championship is once again being held along the nations waterways. Organised by the charity, Canal & River Trust, in partnership with the Angling Trust, the Championship’s… Read Full Story
Jul 19, 2016

Northumberland County Blind Association fishing competition Fontburn Reservoir Friday 29 July

The Northumberland County Blind Association will be holding a 15th Anniversary charity cash prize fishing competition at Fontburn Reservoir on Friday, 29 July, 2016, in aid of NCBA. Cash prizes for adults and tackle vouchers for juniors… Read Full Story
Jul 06, 2016

Six qualifying heats as dates announced for Greys Junior Bank National 2016

The Angling Trust has announced the dates for the 2016 Greys Junior Bank National. The six qualifiers will be held on small stillwaters throughout England and will begin in August and finish before the end of October. The grand final will… Read Full Story
Jun 30, 2016

partypoker Fish‘O’Mania Launches International Masters - 8th & 9th July Cudmore Fisheries

partypoker Fish ‘O’ Mania will debut a revised format of its International event this year with the launch of the International Masters to run simultaneously alongside the Grand Final during a mammoth day of angling at Cudmore Fisheries on… Read Full Story
May 19, 2016

Angling Trust Thames Fisheries Forum Reading May 24th 2016

Angling Trust Thames Fisheries Forum (Reading) May 24th 2016 in association with the Environment Agency The Green Park Conference Centre 100 Longwater Avenue, Green Park Reading, Berkshire RG2 6GP Tea and coffee served from 6.45pm, meeting… Read Full Story
Angling Trust Thames Fisheries Forum
May 19, 2016

Unique opportunity to fish privately owned stretch of Upper Itchen

The Yavington stretch of the Upper Itchen is a superb example of a classic chalkstream, offering about a mile of mainly double bank fishing for wild brown trout in totally unspoilt and glorious surroundings. One of the members of this… Read Full Story
Apr 29, 2016

PartyPoker Fish ‘O’ Mania final - July 9th at Cudmore Fisheries, Stoke

With the 28 event qualification system already up and running, Matchroom Sport can announce all the details for Fish ‘O’ Mania XXIII as the world of fishing looks forward to July 9th at Cudmore Fisheries, Stoke. With the field for the… Read Full Story
Mar 16, 2016

UK's biggest river fishing competition, Riverfest 2016, is back for 2016

The biggest river fishing competition in the UK is back for 2016 and as the competition enters its fourth year the Angling Trust has revealed members will be able to apply for tickets through a new online booking system. RiverFest 2016… Read Full Story
Mar 15, 2016

Angling Trust and Canal & River Trust Junior Canal Fishing Championship 2016

Going into its third year, the Angling Trust and Canal & River Trust are delighted to announce they are organising the Junior Canal Championship for 2016. This vibrant and fun Championship will be held on Saturday 29th October on the… Read Full Story
Mar 08, 2016

Preston Innovations Junior Angling League back for Spring 2016

Dates and venues for the 2016 Preston Innovations National Junior Angling League have been announced by the Angling Trust. Three new leagues have been added for Spring 2016 ensuring anglers in North Yorkshire, Humberside and Surrey will… Read Full Story
Feb 09, 2016

Wars of the Roses fishing matches - International fund raiser - April / May 2016

After the huge success of the inaugural 'Wars of the Roses' matches fished last year at Partridge Lakes and Lindholme Fisheries, the Angling Trust will be organising a second year's event to raise funds for the Veterans International team.… Read Full Story
Jan 19, 2016

Popular stillwater fishing championships set to retun in 2016

The Canal & River Trust and Angling Trust have announced details of this years’ popular Stillwater Championships. The event will see five qualifying rounds taking place on some of the Canal & River Trust’s top Stillwater fisheries. Each 50… Read Full Story
Jan 19, 2016

Canal pairs fishing championship expanded for 2016

The nation’s biggest canal angling competition is set to expand and become more challenging in 2016. For the first time, the Canal Pairs Championship will include regional qualifying heats in Wales, Scotland and Ireland as well as twelve… Read Full Story
Jan 18, 2016

Kilnsey Park Estate clear out event - February 2016

Periodically Kilnsey Park Estate hold clear-out events to clear out all the fish stocks from their lakes, to remove any fish which have become ‘fly-shy’ during the busy summer months, slim fish which have over-wintered, and fish which have… Read Full Story
Aug 20, 2015

National Junior Canal Championship | Birmingham & Fazeley Canal | 24th October

Young anglers are being invited to take part in an exciting new competition encouraging them to try angling on the nation’s historic canals. The National Junior Canal Championship is being organised by the Canal & River Trust, the charity… Read Full Story
Aug 20, 2015

Angling Trust Sussex Marine Region Mullet Masterclass | August 29th 2015

Following on from the hugely successful Mullet Masterclass Day in 2013, the Angling Trust Sussex Marine Region will once again be working alongside the National Mullet Club to promote mullet fishing in Sussex rivers. Venue: River Ouse in… Read Full Story
Jul 24, 2015

Tidefest - Thames Tideway Angling Competition - Sunday September 20th

For the second year running the Angling Trust is running the Thames Tideway Angling Competition on the tidal river downstream of Kew Bridge. This is a 50 peg open match with £1,000 in prize money plus pools. The tides are perfect for the… Read Full Story
May 07, 2015

National angling competition comes to Kiveton Waters in South Yorkshire

A prestigious national angling competition is coming to South Yorkshire as Kiveton Waters, which sits alongside the Chesterfield Canal, hosts a qualifier for the 2015 Stillwater Championships. The Championships, organised jointly by the… Read Full Story
Apr 01, 2015

National canal angling competition set to kick of in Loughborough

The first qualifying match in a prestigious new national angling competition, aimed at encouraging people to rediscover their nearby waterways, is set to take place in Loughborough next month and local anglers are being encouraged to sign… Read Full Story
Mar 10, 2015

FREE 6 week "Fishing For Skills" courses at FLE

FLE is pleased to announce that they have 5 x Fishing For Skills courses available this year. These courses are FULLY FUNDED by Southampton City Council. SCC residents over the age of 19 are able to enrol on our highly regarded Fishing For… Read Full Story
Feb 20, 2015

England Youth Fly Fishing National Final | Grafham Water, Cambridgeshire 24th May 2015

The Angling Trust has released the details of the 2015 English National Youth Loch Style Final. Grafham Water in Cambridgeshire will host the event on Sunday 24 May, and the Trust is now inviting anglers to apply for their place. 2014’s… Read Full Story
Sep 02, 2014

Salmon & Trout Association Wessex Regional Meeting - September 25th 2014

An S&TA Regional Meeting has been arranged at the Tank Museum, Bovington, on Thursday September 25th 2014. Doors will open at 6pm, at which time people can view the WWII Hall and Discovery Centre inside the museum. Tea, Coffee, Biscuits… Read Full Story
Aug 02, 2014

Dates announced for two new Fisheries Enforcement Workshops in Kent and Surrey

The Angling Trust is working closely with the Environment Agency, National Wildlife Crime Unit and Institute of Fisheries Management to deliver Fisheries Enforcement Workshops in all eight of our regions. Booking is now open for two new… Read Full Story
Jul 01, 2014

TideFest fishing competition announced for tidal Thames in London.

The Angling Trust and Thames Angler’s Conservancy (TAC) are pleased to announce the establishment of an annual angling competition to take place as part of the new TideFest event in London, which this year coincides with World Rivers Day… Read Full Story
Jun 17, 2014

Angling Trust SW Region Development Road Shows 2014

The Angling Trust is pleased to invite you to the 2014 Angling Trust South West Development Road Shows. We would like to meet as many different people from the world of angling and help to support as much angling participation as possible… Read Full Story
Apr 09, 2014

Angling Trust central to the Game Fair’s new look House of Fishing

The Angling Trust will be playing a prominent role in helping to organise this year’s House of Fishing at the Game Fair at Blenheim Palace under the new regime headed up by the CLA’s Head of Fishing, Chris Ogborne. The Game Fair, (18 -20… Read Full Story
Mar 26, 2014

Larford Lakes host Princes Trust pairs charity fishing match

Maver Larford Lakes are proud, once again, to be hosting the Princes Trust Pairs open event. The event, which is sponsored by Hotelshop UK, will take place on Friday 18th April (Good Friday) and cost £30 per person to enter. Entrance fee… Read Full Story
Mar 22, 2014

Larford Lakes Summer Angling Festival 2014 | August 4th-8th 2014

We have great pleasure in announcing the Larford Summer Festival 2014 being held from Monday 4th August - Friday 8th August. Last year's event saw sixty four (64) competing anglers pile an incredible 24,370lbs of fish onto the scales. The… Read Full Story
Mar 18, 2014

2014 Angling Trust Coarse Fish Conference

You are invited to attend the Angling Trust Coarse Fish Conference 2014 on May 28th 2014 at the South Street Arts Centre, Reading This years Coarse fish conference is aimed at coarse anglers, fishing clubs and riparian owners, to provide… Read Full Story
Feb 13, 2014

Glasgow Angling Centre Fishing Megastore | Open Weekend 2014

The biggest and best free fishing event in the UK is here again. This year Glasgow Angling Centre have an action packed 3 days to help you become a better angler and to increase your enjoyment of the sport. They'll also have some of the… Read Full Story
Jan 20, 2014

2014 Silverfish angling festival at Maver Larford Lakes

Maver are delighted to announce the 2014 Silverfish festival at Maver Larford Lakes. The event, which has proven very popular in recent years, is scheduled to take place over a five day period starting on Monday 24th February and finishing… Read Full Story
Dec 28, 2013

Angling Trust Division One National Championship 2014

The 2014 Division One National fishing championships is a team angling event, consisting of teams of 10 anglers taking part with up to 10 reserves. To take part in the Division One National Championships, angling clubs/organisations must… Read Full Story
Dec 09, 2013

2014 British Carp Angling Championships (BCAC)

The 2014 British Carp Angling Championships (BCAC) sees the top UK competition carping tournament enter its 16th year and this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. With a host of new venues, a few tweaks to the format to make… Read Full Story
British Carp Angling Championships
Aug 18, 2013

British Carp Angling Championships 2013 final | Broadlands, Hampshire | 13-15th September

The 2013 BCAC sees the top UK competition carping tournament enter it’s 15th year and this years event will be bigger and better than ever. With a host of new venues, a few tweaks to the format to make it more exciting, and some of the top… Read Full Story
Jul 11, 2013

Charity Auction at The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust HQ | 26th July 2013

UK Fisherman is delighted to bring you details of a charity auction organised by Gearing Up 4 Gorillas (G4G), which is being held at The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust HQ, Fordingbridge, Hants. All monies raised will pay for a… Read Full Story
Total Fishing Gear Carp Masters 2013
Apr 05, 2013

Total Fishing Gear Carp Masters | 7th - 12th October 2013

Take on Europe's most prolific carp water, fish through 5 days and 5 nights in the ultimate endurance carp match and prove you have what it takes to be the carp master 2013. Win £10,000 in the world's biggest prize in carp fishing! The… Read Full Story
Longleat Fishing and Country Show 2013
Apr 05, 2013

Longleat Fishing and Country Show | 14-15th June 2013

Longleat is delighted to host its inaugural Fishing and Country Show on Friday June 14th and Saturday June 15th 2013. This two day, family event will be held beside the stunning fishing lakes opposite Longleat House – a truly majestic… Read Full Story


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