The Angling Trust is looking for talented coarse anglers who would like to apply for the England under 20s youth assessment trials. FIPSed have announced that the age categories for the youth have changed from previous years, so what was the U18s has now became the U20s category.

The U20s Youth World Championships are due to be staged at Innascarra, Southern Ireland on 12th/13th August 2017, and a team is required to represent the Angling Trust and team sponsors, Sensas for the under 20s.

Where and When
The Angling Trust Sensas Team England youth assessment trial for the under 20s will take place at Shatterford Lakes, near Birmingham on Saturday 1st April 2017.
Applicants must have been under 20 years of age on 31st December 2016 to apply and be individual members of the Angling Trust.
Applicants who are invited along must impress the Angling Trust Sensas U20s England Manager, Steve Sanders who will be looking for talented anglers who have the ability to fish under pressure and to international rules. Rules are available on the FIPSed website at; The venue will be mainly pole fishing with the possibility of some slider and whip fishing.

How to apply
Anyone wishing to apply for the assessment trial MUST complete an England youth assessment trial form by contacting Sandra Johnson, Competitions & Events Manager at the Angling Trust. Email; or telephone; 0115 822 4519.
Completed forms must be returned by no later than Friday 3rd March 2017
Application forms will be automatically sent to anyone who applied for the assessment trial last year.