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Salmon & Trout Association (South Yorkshire) We have a UK-wide membership of game anglers, fishery owners/managers, affiliated trades and members of the public with an interest in conserving the aquatic environment and its dependent species. We address all issues relevant to fisheries legislation and regulation, together with environmental and species management and conservation.

British Float Tube Association

British Float Tube Association The BFTA promotes and actively encourages this form of fly fishing and has a membership of like-minded anglers who meet on a regular basis throughout the year to fish friendly competitions and arrange trips to fisheries where members can meet for a relaxed friendly days fishing.

Specialist Game Angling


There are several well-developed groups and charities established for specialist anglers who fish for trout, sea trout, grayling, salmon and char. The Trust works closely with these organisations on policy issues and scientific research.

We encourage you to visit their sites to find out more.

Member Organisations
These groups are affiliated to the Angling Trust:

Other Organisations
We work with these non-affliated groups to protect game fish and fishing:
Atlantic Salmon Trust
Grayling Society
Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust
Salmon & Trout Association
Wild Trout Trust

The Specialist Angling Freshwater Group (SAFG)
The SAFG advises and lobbies the board of the Angling Trust on issues that are particularly important to Specialist Angling. The group corresponds via email and holds face to face meetings when the need arises. The SAFG is made up of representatives of the single species groups, other Specialist Angling groups and individuals with particular expertise.

The current chairman of the SAFG is Chris Evans (former chairman of the Specialist Anglers Alliance) who can be contacted at

Club and Syndicate Membership

To sign up your club or syndicate call 0844 77 00 616 (Option 1). We'll tell you about how you can benefit from our insurance cover and the work of Fish Legal (formerly known as the ACA - the Anglers’ Conservation Association) too. You can download a club and syndicate membership form using the link below.

Trade and Tackle Shop Membership
Sign up your business as a member and not only will you be supporting the future of your sport and business, we'll give you a link to your site to help your search engine ranking and drive new business to your website. If your shop distributes our membership forms we'll also pay you a commission for each new member you help us sign up. Call for more details on 0844 77 00 616 (Option 1). You can download a trade membership form using the link below.

Fishery Membership
To sign up your Fishery as a member of the Trust call us on 0844 77 00 616 (Option 1). We'll tell you about how the fishery will save on insurance cover and get free legal advice, representation and factsheets. Your fishery could save £1,000's of pounds by becoming a member! You can download a fishery membership form using the link below.

Grayling picture © Steve Cullen.

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.
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