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Mixed reaction from anglers as Environment Agency announces new rules for salmon and sea trout fishing

The Environment Agency’s announcement of measures to regulate salmon and sea trout angling and commercial netting in England has met with a mixed response from the nearly 30,000 anglers who buy a migratory fish rod licence each year. The new measures will be in place for 10 years, with a review in 5 years’ time,

Minister argues for ‘more leeway’ for bass anglers at Commons’ Fishing Industry Debate

Sea angling was high on the agenda in last week’s fishing industry debate in the House of Commons. MPs from both sides of the House made sure anglers and the businesses that they support were well represented in the annual debate. Fisheries Minister George Eustice confirmed a desire to reduce commercial fishing limits for bass

New Final Venue for Angling Trust RiverFest 2018

After five fantastic years on the River Wye, the final of the ever popular Angling Trust RiverFest competition will be moving to a new venue in 2018. The big money event which sits as the pinnacle of the running water match fishing calendar, carries a £13,000 top prize from a final prize pot of almost

Angling Trust announce the England Veterans team for the 2018 FIPSed 11th Veterans World Championship

The Angling Trust are pleased to announce the team that will be taking part in the FIPSed 11th Veterans World Coarse Championship on the Mura River, Croatia from 16th – 17th June 2018. Joe Roberts, Team England Manager has decided to take the same team from last year’s World Championship.  There is just one exception

Preston Innovations England Feeder Team released

The Angling Trust would like to announce the Preston Innovations England Feeder team for both 2018 and 2019 World Championships to be held in Italy and South Africa respectively. Due to a change in timings brought about by FIPSed the 2019 World Feeder Championship in South Africa will be held earlier in the year with