The Angling Trust is the representative body for game, coarse and sea anglers in England and Wales.

The Canal and Rivers Trust are a charity organisation who look after and promote the use of over 2000 miles of inland waterways across England and Wales.

The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development.

DEFRA is the UK government’s department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. DEFRA plays a major role in people’s day-to-day life, from the food, and the air quality, to the drinking water.

The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association (EFTTA) was established in 1981 to support manufacturers, wholesalers, the importers and exporters in the European sportfishing tackle sector.

EFTTA supports the promotion and protection of the sportfishing activities and is registered as an official lobbying association in Brussels.

FSPA are the voice of the UK sports and play industry supporting sports and play companies with vital and unique business services, promoting the UK sports and play sector and lobbying at the highest levels.

Created in 1969, the IFM is dedicated to the advancement of sustainable fisheries management. Members include fisheries managers, research bodies, angling organisations, water companies, fish farms and educational institutions. The IFM is represented at many levels within government and conservation bodies. IFM has branches across the UK offering events, training and education year-round.

Established by Royal Charter by the Queen in 1996 as the English Sports Council, Sport England is the arms-length body of government responsible for growing and developing grassroots sport and getting more people active across England.

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Join the Angling Trades Association and become part of our influential body, dedicated to supporting the tackle industry and promoting the wider angling agenda that is so important to us.