|Angling Trust calls for anglers to help
with new research into the benefits of angling |
A major, new research programme on the social and community benefits of
angling is underway. This research aims to collect vital evidence about the
influence that angling has on participants, young people and the communities in
which angling takes place.
The survey, looking to gather information about angling participation, kicked
off at the end of June 2009 with a questionnaire survey of anglers in the
The Angling Trust is encouraging all anglers to take part in this
survey and they can do this by clicking
By completing the survey anglers will be providing vital information for the
research, which will inform both angling organisations and policymakers.
The project, ‘The Social and Community Benefits of Angling’ is funded by the
Big Lottery Fund and runs from January 2009 - January 2012.
All information will be anonymised and no individual personal data will be
The research is undertaken by Substance, a not-for-profit social research
company, and is supported by the Angling Trust, the Environment Agency and a
range of other angling organisations in the UK.
For more information please visit the project website: www.anglingresearch.org.uk
Angling Participation Researcher
Tel: 0161 2445444 (office) 0777 2912479
Address: 3rd Floor Fourways House, Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ