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Reminder to Specimen and Species anglers of bass rule changes for 2016

Specimen anglers and species hunters are being reminded to return all bass alive to the sea from now until July 1st 2016 in line with the EU conservation measures for 2016. The Angling Trust has agreed to implement a ‘measure & release’ rule for anglers who wish to enter bass caught into its popular Sea

Battling for bass in Westminster and Brussels

Representatives from the Angling Trust and the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society (BASS) have been battling for bass again this week and challenging both UK ministers and the European Commission over the unfair restrictions that are now in place on recreational anglers and the need for a proper, proportional and effective package of short term conservation

Fisheries Minister under fire for false claims over bass landings

Fisheries Minister George Eustice, who has been strongly criticised by UK angling organisations for caving in to pressure from commercial fishing interests and supporting exemptions to the European Union bass fishing moratorium for the highly damaging bass gill net fishery, is now under fire for making false claims for the impacts on threatened stocks as

Rod licence reform on the cards: Proposals include 3-rod option and free fishing for juniors

The Angling Trust's discussions with the Environment Agency on the vexed issues of the coarse angling rod licence for the use of multiple rods and charging juniors to fish look likely to produce a result that will please both youngsters and the many carp and specimen anglers who feel aggrieved at having to buy two

Angling Trust announce the England Veterans & Disabled teams for the 2016 FIPSed World Championships

The Angling Trust are pleased to announce the England teams that will be taking part in the FIPSed 9th Veterans and 18th Disabled World Coarse Championships on the Labe River, Pardubice, Czech Republic from 3rd-4th June 2016. This year sees Joe Roberts take over the reigns from Dick Clegg in his first year as England Manager of