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Angling Support Hub

Now that we are back fishing again, we are regularly updating our guidance to anglers, clubs, fisheries, coaches and other angling organisations to ensure fishing complies with the latest Government guidance during the Covid-19 epidemic.

Please choose an option below to read guidance that is relevant to you.

UPDATED ON: 02 JUNE 2020

For Individual Anglers

Our published guidelines should be followed if you are planning on fishing. Click the button below to read our guidelines.

For Angling Clubs & Fisheries

Our published guidelines should  be followed by all clubs and fisheries. Click the button below to read our guidelines. 

For Angling Coaches, Guides & Ghillies

Our published guidelines should be followed by all angling coaches, guides & ghillies. Click the button below to read our guidelines. 

For Charter Boat Skippers & Anglers

Our Charter Boat guidance for skippers, anglers and passengers has been published in partnership with the  Professional Boatman’s Association. Click the button below to read our guidelines. 

For Competition Anglers & Organisers

We’ve worked with leading anglers, fisheries and other angling organisations to produce best practice guidelines for the safe resumption of match angling. Click to read the advice relevant to your discipline.

Match: Coarse         Match: Game

Match: Sea                Match: Lure

It's important that all anglers comply with both Government guidelines and legislation. If you've noticed something that shouldn't be happening and want to let us know, you can now let us know through our confidential online form.

Our latest updates

The Angling Trust worked with leading anglers and fisheries in the match angling community to deliver new guidelines to bring competition fishing in line with COVID-19 procedures. These have now received Government agreement to allow match fishing to resume.

Read the guidelines

Following the government's decision to allow competitive angling to resume, the Angling Trust has drawn up new guidelines to bring sea angling competitions in line with Covid-19 procedures.

Read the Sea Competition guidelines

Fishing to start again from 13 May 2020 - find out more and read our guidance for anglers, clubs, fisheries, coaches & guides.

Find out more

Clubmate to help angling clubs deal with member renewals during COVID-19 outbreak.

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In this Lines On The Water blog, Paul Coulson from the Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) offers some important advice for fisheries.

Find out more

We've been working with leading fly fishing anglers and fisheries in the game competition community to draw up new guidelines to bring game competition fishing in line with COVID-19 procedures. These have now received Government agreement to allow match game fishing to resume.

Read the guidelines

Following further easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the Angling Trust and the Professional Boatman's Association have produced best practice guidelines for the safe resumption of Charter Boat fishing.

Read the guidelines

Find out more about our proposal to Government to get us fishing safely again.

Find out more

Sport England Community Emergency Fund to provide financial support for community sport organisations including angling clubs.

Find out more and apply

The Federation of Small Businesses has a great resource hub for small business owners and the self-employed.

Find out more

 

Following the government's decision to allow competitive angling to resume, the Angling Trust has drawn up new guidelines to bring lure angling competitions in line with Covid-19 procedures.

Read Lure Competitions Guidelines

 

Night Fishing: National guidance for anglers, angling clubs and fisheries issued by the Angling Trust on 14th May, 2020.

Download Night Fishing Guidance

Check our new site fishingbuzz.co.uk - curated, daily content for you to feed your love for fishing whilst indoors!

View resources

 

Our FAQs for clubs, fisheries and other angling organisations have been updated and now includes a downloadable Accreditation Form for club bailiffs and volunteers.

Read the FAQs

More information about the Self Employment Income Support scheme and how to make a claim.

Find out more

Further support

North Region

Daniel Williams

Darren Birch

South Region

Dean Asplin

Clive Copeland

East Region

David Munt

James Roche

West Region

Dave Evans

Richard Hadley

Regional Enforcement Managers

MIDLANDS

Kevin Pearson

kevin.pearson@anglingtrust.net

07495 433620

NORTH WEST

Dave Lees

david.lees@anglingtrust.net

07495 433618

SOUTH WEST

Nevin Hunter

nevin.hunter@anglingtrust.net

07495 433622

NORTH EAST

Mark Gregory

mark.gregory@anglingtrust.net

07947 893664

 

BUILDING BRIDGES

Jan Kansik

Janusz.kansik@anglingtrust.net

07495 433615

SOUTH EAST

Dave Wilkins

david.wilkins@anglingtrust.net

07495 433623

EAST

Paul Thomas

paul.thomas@anglingtrust.net

07495 433621

Daily curated fishing content

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