Welcome to the Angling Research Website!

The Social and Community Benefits of Angling Research

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROJECT HAS ENDED. TO SEE ALL THE OUPUTS AND FINDINGS GO TO THE ANGLING RESEARCH RESOURCES WEBSITE Welcome to the Angling Research website! This site is the home of the Social and Community Benefits of Angling Research Project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and undertaken by Substance. Find out more about the research...

Download the Final Report

Fishing for AnswersThe final report of the Social and Community Benefits of Angling project is available for free download.


Data collection is now closed

All data gathering has now closed. Many thanks to all those who took part. Browse this website to find out a little more about the research or visit our dedicated Research Resources siteto view the findings.

Connect with the Research

Read Reports
All the reports produced from this research are freely available for download on our resources site: http://resources.anglingresearch.org.uk. 

What Others Are Saying
People have had lots to say about angling and about this angling research project. Find out what has been said:

Latest News

Minister Launches Final Report

The Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries launched the angling research project's Final Report, Fishing for Answers, at a conference attended by 100 people on January 31st 2012. Praising the report Richard Benyon MP promised to hold an angling summit to take the recommendations further later this year. Download the report.

Fishing for Answers Conference

The final conference of the Social and Community Benefits of Angling project took place on Tuesday the 31st of January, 2012, in London. The Keynote speaker was Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries, Richard Benyon MP. Find out more

Salmon Angling Study Available
Eva Serencisova is a student at Stirling University who has recently completed research into salmon fishing and tourism in Scotland. We have published her final report on our Angling Resources website. You can access a copy of her report in the Angling Resources Library:          http://resources.anglingresearch.org.uk/node/1949

National Fishing Month Report 2010
We worked with the Angling Trades Association who run National Fishing Month to analyse statistics collected from a sample of participants. Download the National Fishing Month Report (PDF 1.4MB).