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Carp in the Community: Urban Fishing in Liverpool

When it comes to providing fishing for those who need it most, public and urban waters can be priceless. Dominic Garnett went to Liverpool’s Sefton Park Lake to meet those making a difference on Merseyside, with support from the Angling Trust administered Angling Improvement Fund (AIF). If I was to tell you about a fantastic…

Angling vs Antisocial Behaviour

From drunkenness to damaging property, a minority of anglers can cause serious issues on any public water. So how can clubs and fisheries work with enforcement staff to counter typical issues? Dominic Garnett reports on some of the ways angling can give bad behaviour the boot. Given that most of us go fishing for peace…

Why I love fishing!

Did you ever stop and wonder what makes the typical angler tick? Alex Clegg, our new Angling Trust Regions Administrator, is a keen all rounder who is as happy match fishing on the canal as he is casting a fly for game species. Here, he ponders the magic of the sport and some of the…

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Summer fishing and roads less travelled

As months of record-breaking heat finally appear to be cooling, Angling Trust blogger Dominic Garnett reflects on a memorable summer for fishing. For the best and worst of reasons, there are times in an angler’s life that permanently stick in the memory. For every dozen good to indifferent trips, there’s the day you fell in…