19th - 28th November 2010
The Angling Trust has announced today that it is holding a fundraising auction to raise funds to support its work fighting to protect and improve angling and fisheries. All the funds raised will contribute to the work of the Angling Trust and its legal arm, Fish Legal, taking action against polluters who damage its members' fisheries.
There are over 60 lots on offer for coarse, game and sea anglers which include:
* An amazing "Coulam 15 Defender" fishing boat tailor made for the winning bidder
* Celebrity fishing days with Martin James, Alex Bones, Barney Wright and Lois Noble
* Club and Syndicate memberships
* Guest days on exclusive private waters
* Rare angling books
* Modern and Vintage tackle
Everything in the auction has been donated, so 100% of the proceeds will directly help the Trust increase its capacity to take action on behalf of all anglers.
Bids can be placed on eBay between the 19th - 28th November - just follow the link on www.anglingtrust.net. Those without internet access can call the Angling Trust on 0844 77 00 616 to request a postal bid form and listings.
It's not too late to donate an item for the 2011 Angling Trust auction, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0844 77 00 616 if you'd like to help raise funds to support our work:
* Campaigning and taking action to restore marine and freshwater fish stocks
* Fighting to protect anglers' rights to go fishing
* Taking legal action against polluters and others who damage fisheries
* Representing anglers at all levels of government and its agencies
* Promoting the economic, social and environmental benefits of angling
* Ensuring that rod licence funds are spent transparently and effectively
* Providing advice and guidance to anglers, angling clubs and fisheries