New Recruit !

Joining us in a new role at the Angling Trust this month, Dominic Garnett brings his skills as writer, blogger and photographer to the team. Here, we catch some of his thoughts on the new job and current aims. “First of all, it’s an honour to join the Angling Trust in a professional role. As…

Invasive beasts and where to find them !

When it comes to stopping the spread of Invasive Non Native Species, anglers can make a huge difference, says Angling Trust Invasive Non Native Species Manager Emily Smith. The phrase ‘’an ounce of prevention or pound of cure’’ is often used to talk about invasive species, where stopping their initial introduction is seen as being…

Building Bridges on the Nene Phase II

Building Bridges on the Nene Phase II Nenescape Landscape Partnership Scheme is a Heritage Lottery funded project bringing together 11 partners to deliver 16 projects which will celebrate the Nene Valley and its heritage. The projects will research and promote the history of the river and its valley, encourage visitors and residents to explore it…

Good news for Anglers, Barbel and Shad

Angling Trust National Regions Manager John Cheyne looks back over the campaign to “Save Powick Weir” and celebrates a great result for fish and anglers alike….. After over a year of meetings, lobbying, Facebook fall-outs and protests I attended one of those meeting last week that reminds you that all the hard work is worthwhile. For…

Anglers, Non-Anglers and Brain Surgeons

The Angling Trust’s own magazine The Angler is due to be sent out to members very shortly. In this little taster of what the magazine contains, our National Regions Manager discusses the difficulty of explaining to non-anglers, just what it is that is so special about fishing. The American nature writer and angler, Paul Scullery, once…