National News

  1. Search Begins for a New Manager to Lead England’s Lure Team

    on October 9th, 2017

    The Angling Trust is seeking to appoint a new manager to take the reigns with Team England’s Lure squad. The position is currently vacant and the Angling Trust wish to appoint a manager with immediate effect and lead the team into the 2018 …

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  2. GARY FULLER ON TOP ON THE MEDWAY!

    on October 9th, 2017

    With the river desperate for some rain to improve the colour and flow, this was always going to be tough for the 43 competitors, especially those on the lower pegs.

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  3. Preston Innovations Telford to represent England in the 2018 FIPS-ed Feeder World Club Championships

    on October 9th, 2017

    Five teams of five battled it out on the River Trent at Fiskerton on Saturday 7th October 2017 for the chance to represent England in next year’s FIPS-ed Feeder World Club Championships to be held in Belarus.

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  4. Angling Trust Launches Cormorant Watch Web Site and Calls on Minister to Act to Protect Fish

    on October 6th, 2017

    The Angling Trust has called on the government to do more to protect rivers and lakes from fish-eating birds.In a letter to Environment Minister George Eustice, the Angling Trust is demanding a doubling of the number of cormorants licensed to be shot …

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  5. Angling Trust Calls for Voluntary Approach to Regulating Salmon and Sea Trout Angling

    on October 6th, 2017

    The Angling Trust has today published its responses to concurrent consultations by the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales about the regulation of rod and net fisheries.  As the representative body for anglers in England and Wales, …

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  6. Fishing gets a vote of confidence at party conferences

    on October 5th, 2017

    As the party conference season comes to a close, anglers can rest assured that their sport has been endorsed by politicians from right across the political spectrum thanks to strong lobbying by the Angling Trust.

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  7. Angling Trust are seeking talented anglers to join the England Disabled coarse angling team

    on October 5th, 2017

    John Weeden, England Manager of the Disabled team will be holding a Disabled International assessment day on the River Soar at Sutton Bonington on Wednesday 25th October 2017. Access is Soar Lane LE12 5PE. The intention is to select a squad of …

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  8. England's Big Game team finish 15th place in the Fips-M World Championships

    on October 5th, 2017

    This year’s FIPS-M 26th World Championship Big Game Trolling was fished in the beautiful azure blue waters of the Algarve at Albufeira, Portugal from 16th to 23rd September with an increased number of teams involved this year and the …

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  9. England star books his final place at Burton

    on October 3rd, 2017

    After the venue had produced excellent midweek weights, hopes were high for a repeat on this qualifier. An influx of cold water from heavy rain on the previous afternoon and evening though, resulted in many anglers struggling to get bites and only …

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  10. Hodgets and Baker cook up a storm on The Grand Union

    on October 3rd, 2017

    The Grand Union Canal hosted the fourteenth round of the Angling Trust and Canal and River Trust pair championships. All the talk pre draw was that Bonus fish may well be required to qualify with local sections fishing very hard in the run-up to …

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