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  • Do you fancy a day out with the family with lots of different fun activities?
  • Would you like to introduce a member of your family or a friend to fishing?
  • Are you a beginner, an existing angler or returner who would like to be introduced to fishing, learn a new tactic or want to brush up on long forgotten skills?

If the answer is ‘Yes’ to any of the above then come along to one of our Family Fishing Fun Days!

All sessions are free with fishing tackle provided and instruction from licensed coaches, plus there are many other activities for non-anglers and family members. Our friendly volunteers, peer-mentors and staff will make you really welcome.

Come Family Fishing at Northern Angling Show 5, 2017!

Booking: None required – just turn up, sign-in and get fishing!

Cost: Family Fishing activities are all FREE once you have paid to get into Northern Angling Show 5 – get tickets HERE.

Times: 09.00 – 17.00

Venue: EventCity, Manchester, Urmston, Stretford, Manchester M41 7TB, UK

Type of Fishing: Game/Lure/Carp/Match/Predator with tips, skills and activities that can be applied to all kinds of angling on offer

Event website and tickets: www.northernanglingshow.co.uk

Twitter: #FamilyFishing

Perfect for: Families of all ages and experience levels – complete newcomers very welcome! Parents and grandparents – just bring the kids along and have a go yourself – it doesn’t matter if you are an experienced angler yourself or a complete beginner – come and get fishing!

What happens on the day: The angling activities on offer are designed to encourage adults, children and young people to discover what angling is all about and take up angling. You’ll find out how to use fishing tackle and bait to catch fish and return them safely.  Volunteers and staff overseeing the event will also provide you with more info about your local club or fishery so you know how to go fishing again next time.

Tackle & bait: Provided in the cost – just come along – no need to bring anything!

Disability information: Family Fishing events are organised to best practice guidelines on working with and planning events for disabled people. Please check with the venue contact for specific details of facilities available.


Sarah Collins
Get Hooked on Fishing
07525 255 572

Rod licence: A complimentary Environment Agency Rod Licence is included for participants at Family Fishing events. This event however, is a dryn fishing event – so no licence required.

Get Hooked on Fishing: ‘Family Fishing’ is a partnership between the charity, ‘Get Hooked on Fishing’ and The Angling Trust. For more information go to www.ghof.org.uk


Angling Trust LogoGetting the Fishing Habit - everyone remembers the day they caught their first fish and the joy that angling has brought to their life. The Angling Trust is committed to ensuring that as many people as possible not only take that first step into angling but follow the next steps to becoming a lifelong angler through our Let's Go Family Fishing days.
Fishing Info Logo 150px x 150pxDo you have the right rod licence for your fishing trip? Whether you’re going to be fishing for a few days, or all year round, there are flexible rod licence options to suit you – choose a 1 day licence, an 8 day licence or get a licence for the full year. Children under 12 don’t need a licence.