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England Call-Up for Talented U20s Coarse Anglers


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The Angling Trust is looking for talented coarse anglers who would like to apply for the England under 20s youth assessment trial.

The U20s Youth World Championships are due to be staged on the Cavo Lama canal near Modena, Italy from 3rd – 4th August 2018 and a team is required to represent the Angling Trust and team sponsors, Sensas for the under 20s.

The main species on this World Championship venue this year will be small carp and carrassio.

Last year saw England’s Sensas U20's angler Sam Collett win silver in the individual category, but the team narrowly missed out on a medal and finished in fourth place at Inniscarra, Cork.

Where and when

The Angling Trust Sensas Team England youth assessment trial for the under 20s will take place at Garbolino Lindholme Lakes Fishery, Doncaster on Saturday 14th April 2018.

Applicants must have been under 20 years of age on 31st December 2017 to apply.

Applicants who are invited along must impress the Angling Trust Sensas U20s England Manager, Steve Sanders who will be looking for talented anglers who have the ability to fish under pressure and to international rules. Rules are available on the FIPSed website at

How to apply

Anyone wishing to apply for the assessment trial must complete an England youth assessment trial form by contacting Sandra Johnson, at the Angling Trust. Email:, or telephone: 0115 822 4519. It is also a requirement that each angler is also an individual member of the Angling Trust.

Completed forms must be returned by no later than 14th March 2018.

Application forms will be automatically sent to anyone who applied for the assessment trial last year and are still eligible in the age category to apply.

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