Combatting Fishery Predation

Angling Trust Fishery Management Advisor update – Jake Davoile and Richard Bamforth We are pleased that the renewal of our contract allows us to continue our work as Fishery Management Advisors with the Angling Trust for another two years, with our roles directly funded by rod licence money from the Environment Agency. We are available…

Together, Everyone Achieves More!

Here, Giles Evans, our North East and Yorkshire Regional Enforcement Manager, gives us a rundown of the important work he and our Enforcement Team are doing in cooperation with the police, the environment agency and others.  This blog has a northern focus but a national significance!

First casts, Forums and Wrasse

National Regions Administrator Ian Shepherd reflects on the start of the Coarse Fishing Season and talks about Fisheries Forums. Casting out at midnight on June 15th seemed surreal after spending my close season improving the fisheries I frequent the most. Getting a section of river ready for the new season can be hard work, with…

The Dangers of Holiday Invaders !

Emily Smith, Angling Trust Invasive Non-Native Species Manager warns about brining back more than just a suntan from your next fishing holiday ! The summer is finally upon us, and for a lucky few this gives an opportunity for a few extra fishing trips and maybe even a trip abroad to pastures or rather waters new.…

Going On A Gold Hunt

Angling Trust National Regions Manager finds that Crucians are taking over his fishing ! A someone more than a little obsessed with catching predators on lures, until recently, crucians were not really at the forefront of my fishing aspirations. I think I may actually have caught a couple of of crucians about 8 years ago…

An Angler Working For Anglers In The South East

I joined the Fisheries Enforcement Support Service (FESS) of the Angling Trust in October 2016 to become the South East Region Enforcement Manager . My transition from 30 years in Sussex Police to the Angling Trust was instant : leaving the police on the 16th October and starting with the AT on the 17th . Out…