Tag: Angling Trust

New British shore caught Tope and Ling records confirmed

Two shore-caught fish confirmed as records The British Record Fish Committee met remotely via online meeting facility on 9th June 2022. Present were: Mr M Heylin OBE, Chairman Dr Phill Williams, Marine Specialist Mr David Craig, Ireland Representative Mr Andrew Nellist, Freshwater Specialist Mr Mat Mander, Marine Specialist Capt. Stephen Mardlin RN, Freshwater Specialist The […]

Angling clubs join pollution fight as Angling Trust launches Water Quality Monitoring Network

As part of our Anglers Against Pollution campaign, the Angling Trust has launched the Water Quality Monitoring Network (WQMN) to engage angling clubs in better understanding pollution issues on their waters. With only 14% of rivers achieving Good Ecological Status and none meeting Good Chemical Status for substances such as phosphates and nitrates, the WQMN […]

Sensas Devizes crowned Division One National Champions on the Grand Union Canal

Division 1 National Championship 2021 Report Angling Trust Division 1 National Championships 2021 Grand Union Canal, Northampton Saturday 14th August 2021 418 fished The Angling Trusts blue riband event was fished this year on the Grand Union Canal around Northampton with 42 teams competing. In the run up to this match the canal hadn’t been […]

Preston Innovations Thatchers win 2021 Feeder National on the Gloucester Canal

Feeder National 2021 Report Angling Trust Feeder National Championships 2021 Gloucester Canal Sunday 22nd August 2021 120 fished A good turnout of 20 teams made the Angling Trusts inaugural Feeder National a keenly fought contest. Overnight rain added a bit of colour to the canal between Netheridge and Saul Junction and meant the skimmers and […]

Angling Trust and Environment Agency announce £50,000 fund to help angling clubs and fisheries protect waters from invasive species and diseases

The Angling Trust and Environment Agency are delighted to announce the opening of a new round of the Angling Improvement Fund (AIF) which will target tackling biosecurity threats and invasive species management. This funding will assist fisheries and angling clubs in protecting their waters from invasive non-native species such as the killer shrimp. Bids will […]

Veterans & Masters National 2021 Report

Veterans & Masters National 2021 Report 23 July 2021 Angling Trust Veterans & Masters National Championships 2021 Drennan Lindholme Lakes Wednesday 21st July 2021 Masters 41 fished Veterans 67 fished This was the inaugural Masters National after being postponed from last year. This new category is open to 55yr to 65yr olds pulled only a […]

Progen Evolved Black and Blue in National Junior Championships 2021

Angling Trust Junior National Championships 2021 Makins Fishery, Bramcote Saturday 26th June 2021 65 fished A good turnout of 11 teams contested this years Angling Trust Junior National Championships held at the prolific Makins Fishery, fished on Phase 2 over lakes Lagoon, Lizard, Snake, Reptile and Paddock. An overnight thunderstorm cooled the water and the […]