Tag: Angling Trust

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’ […]

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. […]

Peter Drennan pulls plug on England sponsorship: Angling Trust response

“We have received many questions since the news was released that our sponsorship arrangement with Drennan International for the England Men’s Coarse Angling team has come to an end. We’ve pulled together the most commonly received questions together with our answers for anyone who requires further information. You can also listen in full to Angling […]

Bordon take AT Winter League Final

The biggest multi-venue match fishing final in the country took place this weekend which saw 300 anglers competing in the prestigious Angling Trust Winter League Final. Conditions for the Saturday saw temperatures saw to unseasonable mid-teens, which certainly saw the fishing at Decoy kick off. The Format for the final is five anglers at Decoy […]

Englands ‘masters’ bring home world team bronze from South Africa

Team England’s Masters took their third-place podium honours at the FIPSed World Championships fished on the Vaal River, Vereeniging, South Africa from 14th/15th February 2019 with 9 nations taking part. Team England Masters were; Mark Downes Harry Billing Matt Hall Mark Harper Mick Wilkinson Dicki Carr (Assistant Manager) Joe Roberts (Manager) The Championship was always […]

Angling Trust to recruit more than 100 volunteer bailiffs…

The Angling Trust has resumed recruitment of Phase 1 Volunteer Bailiffs to help in tackling illegal fishing and fish poaching. Successful applicants will be trained by policing and enforcement professionals to keep watch on fisheries and report incidents and suspicious activity to a high evidential standard to the Environment Agency and Police. Twenty volunteers will […]