Carp fishing reduces PTSD in military veterans

News Release From iCARP and Angling Trust We all know fishing is relaxing but here’s how it can reduce PTSD in military veterans... When Angling Trust Head of Participation Clive Copeland heard about the work that iCARP does to reduce mental health issues in military veterans, he immediately saw a connection with several Government outcomes

Angling Trust and Fish Legal appoint successful angling all-rounder and business leader as new Chief Executive

The Angling Trust and Fish Legal are delighted to announce that their next Chief Executive will be Jamie Cook - a highly successful coarse angler with extensive business experience - who will be joining them later this year. Jamie steps into the role following Mark Lloyd’s recent move to Chief Executive of The Rivers Trust

MPs respond to Chalkstream Crisis Campaign

Following two months of intense campaigning by the Angling Trust and other fisheries and wildlife groups on the crisis facing drought-hit rivers and chalkstreams in the South and East of England the matter was finally debated in Parliament this week. Charles Walker MP, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Angling, secured strong cross

Boat Fishing For Smoothounds

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is written by a succesful Holyhead skipper, Gethyn Owen, but the principles apply to smoothound fishing in many locations throughout the UK. If you ever fancy a fishing trip to North Wales, check out http://www.goangling.co.uk/ Holyhead Smoothhound North Wales has long been associated with some very good catches of smoothound. The

The 2019 IGFA World Record Game Fishes is Now Available

Commemorating 80 Years of Ethical Sport and Productive Science All the facts and figures behind recreational angling’s most amazing catches are now available in the commemorative 80th anniversary edition of the 2019 IGFA World Record Game Fishes published by The International Game Fish Association. The IGFA World Record Game Fishes is the world’s most definitive