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- Take Action on Cormorants
The Angling Trust has been campaigning for three years to persuade the Government to take action on unsustainable cormorant and goosander predation. They are now making real progress and expect an important announcement in late 2012. The latest stage in the campaign is a postcard which anglers just need to post to their MP.
- NATIONAL FISHING MONTH – A RESOUNDING SUCCESS DESPITE DISTRACTIONS
The terrible British weather and the 2012 Olympics didn’t dampen the spirit of the coaches and National Fishing Month (NFM) organisers this year. Despite the distractions, nearly 300 events took place across the country, attracting close to 14,000 participants across a huge range of ages, ethnic backgrounds and social profiles.
- Mega Match This – Dreams can come true
Some would argue that Les Thompson had more than just the 2012 Maver Mega Match This Final on his mind with his wedding on the horizon! But true to form, in a professional manner and with lady luck on his side, Les set about getting down to business on Saturday 1st September from peg number 12 on the Match Lake.
The Angling Foundation is a non-political, non-profit making body which advises on angling and fish welfare issues. It gives guidance on these matters by the production of voluntary standards, guidelines and best practice for all sectors of the sport and industry in the UK. All Angling Foundation guidance takes due regard to environmental and conservation issues.
Additionally the Angling Foundation seeks to further the participation in angling through support of projects for the promotion of angling, especially with young, disabled or disadvantaged groups and projects for the recruitment of new anglers.
The Angling Foundation is supported by the Professional Coarse Fisheries Association, the Angling Trades Association and other angling organisations.
Fisheries Accreditation Scheme
The Angling Foundation are pleased to announce that the Fisheries Accreditation Scheme (FAS) is up and running with a number of lakes now gaining their Gold, Silver or Bronze Accreditation Awards. If you are interested in accrediting your fishery and raising the standards of your lakes to attract more anglers, please visit the FAS site for more details.