Become a member of Angling Scotland – your membership supports Angling Scotland’s commitment to protect the interests of anglers, protect Scotland’s aquatic environments and help to foster a vibrant and inclusive angling community.

Who can join?

Angling Scotland is open to anyone who has a passion for fishing

A  wide range of memberships are available covering:

Every new individual member who joins the Governing Body helps us to demonstrate that angling is a dynamic, inclusive and growing sport campaigning for fishing and our valuable aquatic habitats.

By joining you will be directly helping to support our work to:

  • Promote angling
  • Protect access
  • Fight for a clean and healthy freshwater environment
  • Campaign against the many threats to the pursuit we are all passionate about protecting.

You can check our Mission and Goals HERE

Membership benefits

Your membership will also give you a number of benefits and more will become available in future:

  • £1,000,000 Personal Liability Cover worldwide (exclusions apply)
  • Access to top quality coaching from the best coaches in Scotland
  • Option to join our ‘JustGo Rewards Scheme’ (subscription required)

A complete list of the different membership benefits along with a new private area and new functionalities in the site for all members will be coming soon.

How to join

Angling Scotland uses online membership system GoMembership, so joining has never been easier.

The system gives you instant access to our on-line membership account, wherever you are and control of your personal data. The system will also allow us to advertise courses and competitions and your to register your interest, book in and pay course or entry fees Hassell free.

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By joining Angling Scotland, you contribute to a unified voice representing the interests of anglers in Scotland.

The organization advocates for angling-related issues, such as access to fishing waters, conservation policies, and the promotion of responsible angling practices. As a member, you support these efforts, ensuring that the angling community’s perspectives and concerns are represented and considered by authorities at local and national levels.


 Volunteering with Angling Scotland can be a rewarding experience for individuals passionate about angling and interested in making a positive impact on the angling community. Your efforts can help promote the sport and improve angling opportunities. By volunteering, you become an essential part of Angling Scotland’s mission to support and promote the interests of anglers..

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