News headlines Nov 15
12.10.15 Fish ‘O’ Mania XXIII Dates Announced The Angling Trust and Matchroom Sport have announced the dates for Fish O Mania XXIII qualifiers and final. The 2016 competition will feature 28 qualifiers, an increase of 12 on previous years with 19 venues to be used throughout the competition. 4,380 tickets will be available to anglers as they try to add their name to the illustrious list of previous winners by taking the prestigious title of Fish ‘O’ Mania winner and scooping a cool £50,000 in the process.
09.10.15 Angling Trust Flies the Flag for Fishing at Party Conferences The Angling Trust, as the national representative body for all recreational fishing, has once again joined forces with the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) to fly the flag at this year’s party political conferences at a series of Rural Receptions.
22.09.15 Agricultural Pollution Raised up the Political Agenda The Angling Trust has led a group of non-governmental organisations in writing an article highlighting the impact of agricultural pollution on the water environment, which is published in the Agriculture edition of The Parliamentary Review 2014/15.
17.09.15 Rod licence funding boost for junior angling and fish protection Twelve angling clubs, a charity and a council-run fishery have successfully bid for a share of £50,000 funding available to projects in England aimed at getting more juniors to take up fishing and protecting fish stocks from predation. The winning projects will receive cash from the second round of the Angling Improvement Fund, administered by the Angling Trust and funded with rod licence income from the Environment Agency.
16.09.15 Angling Trust Launches Major Survey On Angling Participation With a Bumper Prize Draw Fund The Angling Trust has launched a major national survey on angling participation - and hopes to use its findings to help address the decline in angling numbers and get more people fishing more often. We are asking people who go fishing to "Play Your Part in Rebuilding Angling's Future" by completing the survey, and giving them the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw to win £900 of tackle.
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