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The list grows every year and 2018 is bigger than ever, and more of us are now competing abroad as well.

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Free Kayak Fishing Weekend at Oxnead Fishery

Free Fishing Weekend:
The owner of Oxnead Fishery has kindly offered 4 places FREE freshwater fishing each day on the 2nd and 3rd of July. There are still 2 places available on Saturday and 3 on Sunday. This is prime fishing on the river Bure above Buxton Mill in Norfolk.

This pristine and rarely fished beat with a history of specimen pike and brown trout is about 2km long. The slow moving water with plenty of cover makes it is an ideal venue for kayak fishing and this is a great opportunity for kayak members of the Angling Trust to get an additional membership benefit.

Kayak Angling members of the Trust will join Paul Fennell, the Angling Trust's kayak angling coordinator for this free fishing weekend. If you would like more information about booking either day contact us by replying to this email at and Paul will be in touch with the full details.

Expect to catch: large chub, pike, perch, barbel, brown trout with the possibility of bream, roach, rudd, dace and carp.

Deer, barn owls, hobbies and other interesting species of bird are often seen at the venue.


More Kayak Member News...

Day Tickets for Angling Trust Freshwater Kayakers at Oxnead
If you can't make it this weekend then Kayak Fishing Day Tickets at Oxnead are now available to Angling Trust Members ONLY. A maximum of four anglers per day are allowed so you can be sure that this special venue will not be overcrowded.

Kayak Fishing Day Tickets must be pre-booked via e-mail to and you will recieve a parking permit & map by reply. You must be a Kayak Angling Trust member on the day(s) that you fish.

These advance only Kayak Fishing Day Tickets will be issued for £15.00 when you arrive. Payment of £15 by cheque to MR AW HURST or cash on the day.

Please send your catch reports & photos to but bear in mind that this is a strictly no publicity fishery in order to protect stocks.

First Angling Trust Kayak Fishing Safety Courses Launched!

Are you one of the thousands of anglers who enjoys, or is about to take up kayak fishing? If so, make sure you are prepared for a safe session on the water by attending our new fully comprehensive kayak angling safety course.

During the course you will learn the skills and techniques from our fully qualified instructors about rigging a kayak, launching, rescue techniques, how to use a drogue and anchor a kayak, how to plan and log your trip, navigation basics, fish identification and safe handing plus much more that will stand you in good stead for a lifetime of safe kayak fishing.

The first of these one day courses will be held on July 9th at Rudyard Lake, ST13 8XB , Staffordshire where rough weather and sea conditions won't ruin the day! Emphasis will be on the on-the-water coaching so expect to get wet, enjoy yourself and meet like-minded 'yakkers. Places are still available so get in touch with us on 0844 77 00 616 during office hours and book your place today. Courses only cost £46 incl. VAT for Angling Trust members and offer great value for money. The price for non-members is £82 incl. VAT so this represents a saving of £36 for being an Angling Trust member.

To book a one day course call us during office hours on 0844 77 00 616.

Kayak Angling Member Benefits

Could your business offer a membership benefit to Kayak Angling Members of the Angling Trust? Do you know someone else who could? We are always on the look out for new member benefits or discounts for our Kayak Anglers so please get in touch with Will Smith, Angling Trust Membership Manager by email at

Kayaking Insurance

Individual annual membership of the Angling Trust includes £5,000,000 public liability insurance specifically covering kayak angling and any mishaps while on the water which damage other people or their property. Encourage your friends to join the Trust and make sure they have peace of mind and can just relax and enjoy their fishing!

Access for Your Angling

Worried about access and restrictions on kayak angling? We understand the unique concerns that kayak anglers have and your membership and involvement in the process will give us more weight when it comes to fighting for your rights on these issues.

British Waterways Pack for Freshwater Kayak Anglers - SAVE £46!

Are you a coarse or game angler? We've negotiated a British Waterways Pack which includes the Riverboat License but we know that as an angler that's not enough and you want more great places to fish too, so we've also included the all important Waterways Wanderer permit to give you access to fishing along 300+ miles of canal network in England and Wales that are not controlled by clubs. Call us on 0844 77 00 616 to buy your British Waterways Pack.

Discounts for Angling Trust members

Don't forget to use your Angling Trust Millets and Blacks Specialist Discount Card to get 15% off nearly every item in these stores including sale items.

Angling Trust members also get up to 20% RRP at If you need a reminder of your discount code just email a request to with your name and membership number.

Join the Angling Trust at or by calling 0844 77 00 616.


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