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Angling Trust rejects Thames Water’s ‘high risk’ Water Resource Management Plan

New reservoir urgently needed to reduce abstractions from threatened rivers In response to Thames Water’s draft 2019 Water Resource Management Plan (WRMP), the Angling Trust has called for the long-promised investment in a new reservoir at Abingdon in Oxfordshire to begin immediately rather than delayed until 2044. The Trust believes that the over reliance on

TOP RIVER ANGLERS UNITE TO FORM NEW CONSERVATION GROUP

News Release From The RACG A new river anglers’ group is launching to fight for the future of UK rivers. Some of the UK’s best-known anglers, including Drennan Cup Winner Dai Gribble, angling author Dominic Garnett, barbel specialist Jerry Gleeson, lure expert Darren Starkey, eel angler and author Barry McConnell, international game angler Scott Graham,

RIVERFEST TICKETS ON SALE FROM MARCH 26th!

Tickets for the UK’s biggest river fishing competition will go on sale from Monday 26th March. Four new venues have been added to this year’s line up with qualifiers on the; River Trent at Burton Joyce, the River Thames on both Abingdon to Appleford and at Reading and finally the North Bank of the River Nene.

£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