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Statement from the Angling Trust on the national lockdown rules

Whilst the regulations have not yet been published we have been informed this evening by the Cabinet Office that the Government have taken the decision that fishing in England will not be permitted during this national lockdown period. Whilst this … Continue reading

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Covid Update: Angling Trust guidelines for fishing in Tier 4

The Angling Trust reports: New Covid Guidance for Tier 4 in England was issued on 19th December 2020, following the Prime Minister’s announcement, and the regulations were published the following day. We have taken advice and can provide these formal … Continue reading

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Angling Trust forced to suspend national angling competitions for two months

Government urged to amend travel guidance for outdoor sport The Angling Trust is pleased that the Government has confirmed the resumption of grassroots sports from today (Wednesday, 2nd December) but disappointed that the Government’s travel  guidance has not included sport … Continue reading

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Angling Trust’s response to the Government’s Winter Covid Plan

The Angling Trust reports: What it means for angling The Angling Trust has now had an opportunity to consider the government’s comprehensive, 64-page Winter Covid Plan which will introduce a revised three-tier system from Wednesday, December 2nd. Full details can be found here We … Continue reading

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2021 Spring & Autumn Loch-style Internationals, plus Rivers International, postponed to 2022

Spring and Autumn Loch-Style 2021 Internationals and Rivers 2021 International. The Angling Trust reports: The International Fly Fishing Association (IFFA) have announced that there will be no Loch-style or Rivers Internationals in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This means … Continue reading

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When will Match Fishing be Allowed again?

Angling Trust CEO Jamie Cook with some background information – from a coarse match fishing angle, but with relevance to competition fly-fishing:

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AT TEFF announce Peter Scholes as Rivers National Coordinator

The AT TEFF are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Scholes as AT TEFF Rivers National Coordinator. Pete has fly fished for over thirty five years and has spent time working in the industry at Stocks Reservoir.  An experienced … Continue reading

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Angling Trust: No competition fishing during lockdown

The Angling Trust reports: Fish safely, locally and respect the ‘rule of two’ during lockdown Having now examined the government’s new Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations the Angling Trust is pleased to be able to offer some … Continue reading

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AT TEFF Bank Semi-final, Elinor trout fishery, Sunday 1st November 2020

Sunday 1st November saw the rearranged AT TEFF Bank Southern Semi-final held at Elinor Trout Fishery. 26 anglers took part, and they had qualified from the Southern heats held in 2019/20. These anglers were fishing for a place in the … Continue reading

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AT TEFF Fundraiser, Draycote Water, Sun 27th Sept: Results & Report

The Angling Trust reports: Results from today’s AT TEFF fundraiser at Draycote Water. Congratulations to John Hardy who caught 18 fish to finish in first position. 24 anglers caught 168 fish for a rod average of 7. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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