This year’s Birmingham Anglers Association book is now on sale and gives you access to stretches of the rivers Anker, Avon, Severn, Teme, Mease, Stour, Lugg and Trent, plus parts of the Worcester & Birmingham, Coventry, Birmingham & Fazeley, Staffs & Worcs and Trent & Mersey canals. Night fishing is permitted on parts of the Severn, Teme and Avon and on three of the BAA’s seven stillwaters.

Full adult membership is just £32, with senior citizens paying £20, juniors £16 and children under 10 years old just £2. There’s also a family membership available (husband, wife and two juniors) for £64 and a joint membership (husband and wife) for £45.Details of how to apply are on the BAA website: .