Category: Sea Fishing News

Angling Trust National Teams and Competition Group announces the International Sea Angling Teams for the World Angling Games 2019

The National Teams and Competition Group of the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the International Sea Angling Teams for the World Angling Games in 2019. The World Angling Games will be taking place in Langebaan, Western Cape Province, South Africa from 8th – 15th February. The squads that have been selected at the present […]

Angling Trust reacts to Government Fisheries White Paper

The publication of the government’s long awaited, and extensively leaked, Fisheries White Paper –  Sustainable fisheries for future generations – has met with a largely lukewarm response from organisations representing the UK’s 800,000 recreational sea anglers. Despite claiming to want to move towards ‘a fairer share of fishing opportunities’ and to ‘improve the sustainability of […]

Bass Bag Limit Hopes Confirmed as Estimates of Recreational Removals are Slashed

The Angling Trust and Save Our Sea Bass have ramped up pressure on the European Commission after new scientific advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) revealed that bass mortality from sea anglers is much lower than estimated last year. The two lobbying organisations have signed a joint letter – through […]

Former Fisheries Minister Backs Angling Trust Campaign for Sustainable Fisheries Post-Brexit

Pic: Charter boats, which take recreational anglers out to sea to fish for offshore species, are a key part of coastal communities and could flourish with better sea fisheries management. Photo: Tim Macpherson In a new paper on UK sea fisheries post-Brexit the Angling Trust calls on the Government to turn Britain into a world leader in […]