Angling Trust – No Support For Sea Angling 2017 Data Collection

The Angling Trust will not be supporting a government backed-project to collect catch data from recreational sea anglers over the course of 2017. Sea Angling 2017 has been commissioned by Cefas (the Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science) and will build on the results of similar data collection exercises carried out in 2012 and

Bass charter fishing fleet calls on Minister to get rid of the bass nets and save livelihoods with fairer deal for recreational anglers

Owners of the UK’s charter fishing boats have called on the fisheries minister, George Eustice, to give his full support to EU proposals which would mean a fairer deal for anglers when the 2017 bass fishing opportunities are agreed by ministers in December. Last year Mr Eustice angered Britain’s 800,000 sea anglers by caving into


Enterprise Tackle – the UK’s leading manufacturers of imitation bait – has added plastic chick peas to its established and respected range of products. Remarkably lifelike, they accounted for numerous big fish in trials – including a 45lb common from the Bluebell Lakes complex in Northants. Each pack contains 10 buoyant chick peas and costs

Angling Trust issues apology over Ladies’ Shore Angling Championship error

The Angling Trust would like to issue a public apology to the Wales and Ireland Ladies’ Shore Angling teams following a mistake in calculating the final results in the recent SALC Home Nations Shore Angling Championships. An error occurred in recording the final results which led to Ireland being awarded team gold. When calculating the

Angling Trust Represents Fish and Fishing in Post-Brexit Debate

The Angling Trust’s Campaigns Chief Martin Salter joined environmental NGOs including the RSPB, WWF, Wildlife Trust, Marine Conservation Society and the National Trust at a special EU referendum workshop organised by Wildlife and Countryside Link on Tuesday 26th July at the Cass Business School in London. The purpose of the workshop was to explore the