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Angling Trust helps save fish condemned to die at St George’s Park Lake in Bristol

The Angling Trust has stepped in to help save healthy fish due to be destroyed at a Bristol lake where angling is being banned. The popular small lake in St George’s Park in Bristol is in desperate need of repair and maintenance and is due to be drained early this year to allow this work

ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST 2016 – FIVE NEW VENUES FOR THE UK’s NUMBER ONE RIVER COMPETITION!

The Angling Trust is pleased to announce that this years RiverFest qualifying matches will feature five new venues in a total of 24, which will see 1,440 anglers competing for a shot at the £12,000 top prize. The new venues are the Warwickshire Avon at Warwick and Stratford, the Thames at Clanfield and Culham and

Nottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner joins the fight against illegal poaching of fish

When the Angling Trust went fishing with Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping recently it wasn’t so much about landing a fish as tightening the net on illegal poaching and related criminality. Committed to reducing rural crime of all kinds, Mr Tipping’s trip to a fishing pool in South Muskham, near Newark, was all

Defra proposals to protect farmland could make flooding worse and damage wildlife

Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, in a speech at the Oxford Farming Conference today (Wednesday 6 January) announced a number of measures which could increase the risk of flooding in towns and cities and cause widespread damage to the environment, according to the Angling Trust.  Today's announcement

Angling Trust recruits Polish and Lithuanian speakers to help encourage migrant anglers to fish lawfully in England

Two more Eastern European migrant anglers have been recruited by the Angling Trust to further encourage lawful angling in England. Many migrant anglers come from cultures where coarse fish are regularly taken to eat and over the past ten years some migrants, often unaware of our laws and conservation-based angling culture, have continued this practice