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Crewe MG triumph at the Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship

The largest Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship for years saw 43 teams (430 anglers) compete on a mediocre Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton between High Offley to Coole Pilate, a distance of approximately 18 miles on Saturday 14th September 2019. As expected the winning weights would consist mostly of bream and skimmers, with the

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

MP joins Angling Trust call for parents to take their children fishing this summer

With the cricket and football World Cups now over and the school summer holidays coming up, many parents will be wondering how to keep their youngsters occupied over the long six week break. The message from the Angling Trust is simple: "take your children fishing". To highlight all that fishing has to offer to young