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Angling Trust seeking ‘Super Veterans’ for first ever FIPSed World Angling Championship

The Angling Trust will be holding an England assessment trial early in the New Year for anglers aged between 66 and 75 years old for an exciting new international World Angling Championship. FIPSed which is governing body for international freshwater competition have put together a brand-new category the ‘Super Veterans’ which can only be applauded

Team England Lure Squad Selection for the 2018 World Championship

With the appointment of the new management for the Lure team, Steve and Eric would like to receive notices of intention from experienced lure anglers wanting to take part in one of the most exciting events to hit the UK, the 2018 World championships held on Rutland Water in October.  Applicants should have prior knowledge

Fishing Businesses Fear Bass Ban Bankruptcy

A simple pleasure enjoyed by millions of Brits is under threat with serious implications for the businesses and jobs it supports. Business owners from Britain’s angling industry are writing to their MPs calling on the government to reject a proposal by the European Commission which would see members of the public banned from fishing for

Fishing for sea bass is not a crime … don’t let the EU make it one

ANGLING TRUST NEWS RELEASE Proposals by the European Commission to ban recreational fishing for bass in 2018 would criminalise hundreds of thousands of members of the public. The proposals have stunned and infuriated anglers, who have had the lowest impact on bass stocks and have been calling for stronger conservation measures for decades. They would

Bass Ban Sparks Fury Amongst Sea Anglers

This week’s announcement by the European Commission that it is proposing to EU ministers that sea anglers should no longer be allowed to retain a single bass caught in 2018 (and face a complete ban on catch & release bass angling for six months of the year) has sparked fury amongst angling groups and charter