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£29 to spend at Fishing Megastore when you join the Angling Trust & Fish Legal

The Angling Trust & Fish Legal are launching a great initiative to attract new members – join for £29 and get a £29 voucher to spend at Fishing Megastore! This fantastic offer is open to new adult and senior citizen members who have not held a valid membership for at least two years. The additional

Crackdown on illegal fishing launches

Operation CLAMPDOWN 6 – the annual blitz on illegal coarse fishing during the close season – launched on 15th March with 464 reasons not to flout the law. That’s the current number of Angling Trust volunteer bailiffs in England who will be taking part by keeping watch on their local rivers and reporting any suspect

Sea Anglers Demand Fair Deal in new Fisheries Bill

The Angling Trust has called on the government to give sea angling a fair deal ahead of the publication of a white paper setting out proposals for a new UK fisheries bill. In a briefing sent to the Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, the Trust has urged the government to follow the example of other countries

Hunt Saboteurs Target Anglers

Angling Trust News Release Sabs try to disrupt cormorant campaign and call for anglers to be shot The Hunt Saboteurs Association this week launched a misguided attempt to disrupt the Angling Trust’s Cormorant Watch website by encouraging its supporters to record bogus sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers. When the site was set up to campaign for

Environment Agency unveils new fishing licence images that celebrates Dick Walker and Clarissa the Carp

To the delight of the country’s anglers, the Environment Agency has revealed today that Clarissa the Carp (Cyprinus carpio) - for 28 years a UK record weighing Carp - will be represented on the front of the Environment Agency’s fishing coarse & trout licence. Clarissa was chosen to mark the centenary birth of renowned angler