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New Chief Executive

26.07.19  Angling Trust and Fish Legal appoint successful angling all-rounder and business leader as new Chief Executive

The Angling Trust and Fish Legal are delighted to announce that their next Chief Executive will be Jamie Cook - a highly successful coarse angler with extensive business experience - who will be joining them later this year. Jamie steps into the role following Mark Lloyd’s recent move to Chief Executive of The Rivers Trust after 10 years at the helm.  The announcement follows a lengthy recruitment process which saw a wide range of strong candidates applying. In the end the Angling Trust Board and Fish Legal Committee came to a unanimous decision that Jamie is the right person to lead both organisations and angling forward to a brighter future.

River Chess Drought - Credit Kathryn Graves

24.07.19  MPs respond to Chalkstream Crisis Campaign Following two months of intense campaigning by the Angling Trust and other fisheries and wildlife groups on the crisis facing drought-hit rivers and chalkstreams in the South and East of England the matter was finally debated in Parliament this week.

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23.07.19  Register now for Fisheries Enforcement Workshops in your region

The Angling Trust’s popular Fisheries Enforcement Workshops are again being held in all six English regions this autumn.

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19.07.19  Anglers Condemn Fishing Industry’s Disregard For Discards and Government’s Meagre Monitoring

Just six months after the EU Landings Obligation (commonly known as the ‘discard ban’) came fully into force across Europe and a House of Lords committee has already heavily criticised the UK government for failing to enforce the ban which was introduced to eliminate the practice of throwing dead fish back to sea.

Charles Walker with common carp - kids fishing 2019

18.07.19  MP joins Angling Trust call for parents to take their children fishing this summer With the cricket and football World Cups now over and the school summer holidays coming up, many parents will be wondering how to keep their youngsters occupied over the long six week break. The message from the Angling Trust is simple: "take your children fishing".

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