Mums and families are being encouraged to give Dad the perfect gift this Father’s Day – get him fishing! The special promotion is part of the annual Take A Friend Fishing (TAFF) campaign, organised and run by the Angling Trades Association in partnership with the Environment Agency and supported by Angling Trust club and fishery members and individual fishery venues.Read More
Dedicated pensioner Sonia Bee has quite literally got thousands of youngsters hooked on fishing over the last 20 years.
Sonia’s dedication has now seen her nominated for a Sentinel Our Heroes Award in the Volunteer of the Year category.
The 72-year-old originally set up Staffordshire Angling Regeneration Team to give children something to do and keep them off the streets.Read More
1966 World cup footballing hero Jack Charlton recently enjoyed a spot of angling along the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside.
The 82-year-old former England player picked up his reel and rod as he congratulated a North East fishing club on winning a top prize at the North East Disability Sports Awards.
Angling 4 All, which helps people with disabilities by teaching them to fish at a competitive level, walked away with the Outstanding Sports Club award at the event at Slaley Hall.Read More
Angling is a wonderful way to gather people together to help raise funds for a good cause. And The Earl of Harrington’s Angling Club is certainly no exception, having raised a fantastic £2,650 for Autism East Midlands.
Club and charity representatives recently gathered at Allestree Park Lake to celebrate a successful year of fundraising which has included club matches, raffles, sales of fishing tackle, and the annual fancy dress match.Read More