Category: Angling News

Suspension by Natural England of the general shooting licence – Angling Trust questions if Natural England is ‘fit for purpose’

Following yesterday’s meeting between senior representatives of the Angling Trust and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), the Trust has endorsed the concerns expressed by shooting, farming and countryside organisations at the chaos caused by Natural England’s premature and ill-thought out decision to suspend the general shooting licence used to control ‘pest species’ […]

Abbi Kendall lands controversial women’s only Fish O Mania qualifier at Partridge Lakes

Many of the country’s finest female anglers made their way to the fantastic Partridge Lakes for the first, All Ladies Fish’O’Mania Qualifier, on Covey Lakes 5 and 6. Conditions for the weekend could not have been more favourable, with high overnight temperatures and settled conditions throughout the match. The introduction of this qualifier for the […]

Angling Trust and Wiltshire police officers give factory workers lessons on fishing laws

The Angling Trust joined Wiltshire Police officers on a visit to the Airsprung bed manufacturing factory in Trowbridge to speak to workers about fishing responsibly. It followed an issue with illegal fishing along the river behind the factory which was discovered during joint patrols involving police officers and the Angling Trust’s volunteer bailiffs. Building Bridges’ […]

Sensas Team England U20s Lions announced for the 2019 World Coarse Angling Championships

Following a successful England U20s assessment/trial day held at Larford Lakes on Saturday 6th April, the Sensas Team England U20s squad have been selected for this year’s World Championship. The FIPSed 33rd U20s World Youth Championship will be taking place at Ciudad Real in central Spain on the El Vicario Reservoir on 10th/11th August 2019. […]