AnglingTrust The voice of Angling


News headlines Jan 18 - Feb 18

River Eden spring fishing for salmon x550px

30.01.18  Mixed reaction from anglers as Environment Agency announces new rules for salmon and sea trout fishing

The Environment Agency’s announcement of measures to regulate salmon and sea trout angling and commercial netting in England has met with a mixed response from the nearly 30,000 anglers who buy a migratory fish rod licence each year.

animal welfare bill x550

29.01.18  New Animal Welfare Bill could pose threat to angling by ‘opening the door to animal rights extremists’ The Angling Trust has written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove to express serious concerns over possible consequences for angling as a result of the government’s Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Bill.

Salmon handling x550px

26.01.18  Natural Resources Wales Board Ignores 83% Consultation Response and Supports Mandatory Catch and Release of Salmon Anglers reacted in dismay when the Board of Natural Resources Wales supported its executive’s proposals for imposition of mandatory 100% catch and release for salmon anglers throughout Wales at a meeting on January 18th. The Board will now recommend to Welsh Government that this is implemented with effect from the 2018 fishing season, ignoring the 83% of respondents to the public consultation who did not agree with the catch and release proposals.

Chris Clark, World Sea Angling Champion x550px

03.01.18  Former world champion receives national honour for inspiring young anglers to become England stars Chris Clark, a former world champion sea angler who has inspired hundreds of young anglers to aim for glory, has been recognised with a national honour.

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
twitter_icon_large facebook_icon_large
Angling Trust Limited is a company limited by guarantee, company number 05320350

Site by Nemisys
Powered by FixturesLive