Tag: Angling Trust

Canal Pairs dates released for 2019

Details of Britain’s biggest canal angling competition have been announced, with the 2019 Canal Pairs Championship once again coming to the nation’s waterways. Organised in partnership between the Canal & River Trust and the Angling Trust with sponsorship from Dynamite Baits, the Championship will see sixteen regional qualifying heats taking place across England with further […]

Canoeing governing body branded irresponsible for encouraging its members to trespass

The National Governing Body for paddlesports, British Canoeing, has issued a Charter for Access that encourages its members to trespass which may damage the interests of other legitimate users of watercourses. These include thousands of angling clubs in communities throughout England and Wales. The document repeats fundamentally flawed suggestions by British Canoeing in recent years […]

Callen Flynn’s 18-pounder wins 2018 British Pike Championships on Glassmoor Bank

The Angling Trust British Pike Championships was fished in some unseasonably warm conditions on Whittlesey AA’s Glassmoor Bank and the main 20ft drain. A great turnout of over 170 anglers competed in this year’s final, which has hotly contested with several specimen pike being banked. First on the day and crowned British Pike Champion was […]

England 14th in World Big Game Trolling Championships, South France: Germany B Champions

This year’s FIPS-M 27th World Championship for Big Game Trolling took place in Frontignan, South of France from 29th September to 6th October with 14 nations competing to target the giant bluefin tuna and swordfish abound in the area. Team England consisted of; Andy Atkins (manager), Peter Bailey, Jack Challis and Jon Patten. Unfortunately the […]

Angling passes vote of confidence at Party Conferences

PRESS RELEASE Once again the voice of angling was heard at the annual party political conferences where the value of our sport was endorsed by politicians from right across the political spectrum thanks to strong lobbying by the Angling Trust. In partnership with the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), Angling Trust representatives have […]