Anglers Conservation Association - concerned with freshwater legal
matters, pollution, etc.
Angling Trade Association - the tackle trades official
British Record (rod-caught) Fish Committee - responsible for the
British Record Lists.
Country Alliance, an alliance of all countryside sports - formerly
the British Fields Sports Association.
Central Council for Physical Recreation - represents the governing
bodies for all sports.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, based at Nobel
House, Smiths Square, London. Previously, Ministry for Agriculture,
Fisheries and Food (MAFF).
Director General of Fisheries in the EC at Brussels who control
fisheries policy for the European Union, known as the Common Fisheries
Environment Agency - responsible for the managing of the
Freshwater Fisheries and DEFRA dictates in respect of the Salmon and
Freshwater Act up to 6 miles to sea.
European Federation of Sea Anglers,- a Federation of Sections
whose members, mostly individuals belong to sections based in
countries within Europe, ie. EFSA England, EFSA France, etc.
International Game Fish Association, based in America whose
members are worldwide, and who are responsible for World Records.
Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, based at
Marine Conservation Association.
Marine Safety Agency - responsible for legislation and policing
safety matters at sea.
National Angling Alliance - the body which represents all angling
to Government and NGOs, comprising NFA, NFSA, S&TA, SAA, NAFAC and ATA.
National Association of Fisheries and Angling Consultatives - the
freshwater fisheries consultative organiser and co-ordination group.
National Federation of Charter Skippers - looking after the
interests of charter boat skippers.
Professional Boatman's Association, looking after the interests of
charter boat skippers.
Royal National Lifeboat Institute.
Specialist Anglers Alliance - represents 10,000 specialist
anglers, conservation and campaigning based, and sits on the NAA.
Sea Anglers Match Federation - organisation for specifically
shore match anglers.
Sea Fisheries Committees - responsible for the policing and
management of local sea fisheries.
United Kingdom Surfcasting Federation - organisation for
competitive casting on special courts.
World Wildlife Fund.