Alison Baker new Chair

Alison Baker

Alison brings a wealth of professional and voluntary management experience to the role of Chair of Angling Scotland Ltd. She is looking forward to meeting, or renewing acquaintances, with the key players in Coarse, Sea and Game angling, working with the individual Sport Governing Bodies, sportscotland, the Scottish Government and the wider Scottish angling community to help drive Angling Scotland forward, grow participation and membership and protect the future of our sport.

Gus Brindle
Scottish Federation for Coarse Angling

Gus has been fishing since he was 8 years old when he was taught to cast a fly by his grandfather.  Several family moves as a child and a long mobile Army career have seen him become passionate about all disciplines of angling and he fishes competitively in Game, Coarse and Sea Angling.  He is currently the Scotland Senior National Team Coach.

Andy Macgregor
Marketing and Communications

Andy was editor of CARPdiem Magazine in Spain for 12 years, he has two TV programs dedicated to fishing, travel and culture. Andy has captained the Spanish team during the World Carp Classic for 10 years, taking his team to 5th place. He is currently exploring fishing for trout, pike and perch amongst other things in Scotland and helping grow the sport locally. 

archie Ferguson
Scottish Anglers National Association

I started fishing around five or six but took up fly fishing (or should I say my obsession began) at the age of fourteen. And my first taste of success was the Fife Junior Championship winner in 1975.I really don’t consider myself a fully-fledged competition angler and came late to it. However, I captained my team, Lochgelly SRC, to five Scottish Benson and Hedges finals and took silver in the1996 international final. Since then I have gone on to collect six international caps, including a European and World Masters, culminating in a medal in the 2016 World Masters in Ireland. I have also had the honour of captaining Scotland at two international competitions, where Scotland A won gold at the Five Nations in Ireland in 2015.


Mike Horn
Scottish Federation of Sea Anglers

Mike is a lifelong angler with angling being more of an obsession rather than his sport. He is the longest serving president of the SFSA as well as being a coach and member of the national team. His fishing is mainly competitive from matches all over the country and locally with East Fife club

david manion
business development

David Manion has practised all the angling disciplines but has found his home in game angling. David is a former President of Linlithgow Angling Club and is now its Secretary. David is a member of SANA’s non-migratory committee. He is retired and lives in Linlithgow. David’s professional career took him to working at a senior level in the NHS, local government, private and voluntary sectors where he acquired expertise in developing membership organisations

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