Coarse Fish Close Season Consultation Officially Begins

It’s been talked about a great deal recently and debated at Angling Trust Fisheries Forums right around the country for nearly a year. Now from today, everyone can officially make their views known to the Environment Agency with regards to the Coarse Fish Close Season. The Coarse Fish Close Season on rivers and certain stillwaters…

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2018: An amazing angling year in pictures

For so many reasons, 2018 has been a memorable year for fishing. Along with the freak weather, there were big surprises and some truly uplifting stories. Here are 15 images that summed it up, through the lens of Angling Trust blogger Dominic Garnett. From drought to downpour Even by British standards, the weather was wildly…

The VBS: An Inspirational Catalyst for Change

The VBS: An Inspirational Catalyst for Change & A Credit to the Angling Community  National Enforcement Manager Dilip Sarkar MBE looks at the amazing success story that is the Voluntary Bailiff Service   Having been a lifelong angler, after leaving West Mercia Police and taking over the lease of a fishery on the Severn at Worcester,…

Ever wanted to run your own fishery?

Ever considered developing and running an independent fishery? It can take passion and years of dedication, but little beats success on your own terms. Dominic Garnett met up with Brian Cox at Devon’s Stenhill Fishery to find out more on the pleasures and pitfalls of the game, along with a cheeky cast for the venue’s…

What sort of fishing licence do I need ?

If you fish in freshwater in England & Wales then legally you need to have a valid fishing licence. The good news is that a licence is easy to buy and inexpensive. Annual fishing licences now last for 365 days from the day you buy them and they offer far better value for money than…