South West Fishing for life

Fishing for Life Celebrates 10 Years

Providing friendship and support for those recovering and undergoing treatment from cancer, Fishing for Life is much more than just a community fishing project. Dom Garnett went to Wimbleball Lake to meet the group still growing after an inspirational decade of success. From the smiles and excitement of the fly anglers gathering on the banks…

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…

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…

Rod Licence Changes

From April 1st 2017 a range of innovative changes will be made to the rod licence which the Environment Agency hopes will benefit anglers and see more people in England getting out there and fishing ! Angling Trust has lobbied hard for a number of changes and to be fair to the Environment Agency, not…