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CARP CHAT
Dave’s work with
local groups wins
civic award
Take A
Friend
Fishing
– free!
Take A Friend Fishing is run by the
Angling Trades Association in partnership with the Environment
Agency with support from Angling
Sewer cleanup
Fish Legal members, Torrington Commons Conservators, have welcomed
steps taken by South West Water to
clean, repair and re-line the entire route
of a sewer which discharged repeatedly
from two combined sewage overflows
into the river Torridge in 2017. Fish Legal
had requested information from the
water company after finding that the
records held by the Environment Agency
did not accurately reflect the frequency
of spills witnessed by anglers. n
Trust fisheries, clubs and coaches. It’s
designed to make it easy for everyone
to enjoy fishing with family members
and friends who have not fished
before, free of charge. Attendees get a
FREE fishing licence and can also fish
without charge at a variety of individual venues. Get full details of the fisheries and discounts. n
Spring Into
Fishing’s a hit!
Congratulations to Dave Munt, our
Club & Fishery Development Officer
(East) on winning the Health & Wellbeing Award at Stockton’s Mayoral
Civic Awards for his work with local
groups and agencies. n
Not yet a
member?
Join the Angling Trust
today for £29 and get a
Fishing Megastore
voucher worth £29!
Angling Trust vacancy:
Coaching Centre Manager
The Angling Trust is looking to appoint a
Coaching Centre Manager to develop
and manage the licensed coach scheme
and the coach and volunteer training programme delivered by the Angling Trust
for Sport England and the Environment
Agency. We also have vacancies for Fund
Administrators to work with the Angling
Improvement Fund team. n
Fishing across
the world
The first World Fishing Day has been
officially announced - it will take place
on Saturday, 23rd June and there will be
live broadcasts from 24 countries over
24 hours in partnership with Fishing TV.
The Angling Trust will be taking part
and also organising special Family
Fishing events to mark the occassion.
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14 FREE LINE
Over 600 people were introduced to
angling at our Spring Into Fishing
2018 events across England this
March. The campaign’s beginner
family sessions are ideal to help more
families start fishing and are funded
by Environment Agency fishing
licence income. There’s still a chance
to join in at the last event later this
month. n
The Angling Trust has a great offer for
new members - join today and we’ll
give you a £29 voucher to spend at
Fishing Megastore, the online tackle
and clothing store of Glasgow
Angling Centre. The offer is available
to all adult and senior citizen members of the Angling Trust and Fish
Legal who make an annual subscription payment and who have not held
a valid membership in the past two
years. Remembe… by becoming a
member you help fund our work to
promote angling and its future, to
fight for better fish stocks in marine
and freshwater environments and to
campaign against threats to angling.
If you’re already a member, why not
forward to a friend or family member?
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