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British Pike Championships Returns to Drains

The Angling Trust are delighted to announce that the British Pike Championships Final will once more return to the Fenland Drains, which have provided so many years of close competition! The Final has been scheduled for Saturday 10th November with the usual headquarters at Manor Leisure Centre. Once more the AT will be working closely with

Angling Trust Teams Up With Scientists Studying Return Of Bluefin Tuna To UK Waters

The Angling Trust is supporting a two-year scientific study to confirm the return of Atlantic bluefin tuna in British waters and investigate their movements. The Thunnus UK Project is being carried out by the University of Exeter and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and will use state-of-the-art tracking devices to improve

Angling Trust rejects Thames Water’s ‘high risk’ Water Resource Management Plan

New reservoir urgently needed to reduce abstractions from threatened rivers In response to Thames Water’s draft 2019 Water Resource Management Plan (WRMP), the Angling Trust has called for the long-promised investment in a new reservoir at Abingdon in Oxfordshire to begin immediately rather than delayed until 2044. The Trust believes that the over reliance on

TOP RIVER ANGLERS UNITE TO FORM NEW CONSERVATION GROUP

News Release From The RACG A new river anglers’ group is launching to fight for the future of UK rivers. Some of the UK’s best-known anglers, including Drennan Cup Winner Dai Gribble, angling author Dominic Garnett, barbel specialist Jerry Gleeson, lure expert Darren Starkey, eel angler and author Barry McConnell, international game angler Scott Graham,

RIVERFEST TICKETS ON SALE FROM MARCH 26th!

Tickets for the UK’s biggest river fishing competition will go on sale from Monday 26th March. Four new venues have been added to this year’s line up with qualifiers on the; River Trent at Burton Joyce, the River Thames on both Abingdon to Appleford and at Reading and finally the North Bank of the River Nene.