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Never been fishing before? Always wanted to try? Puzzled by all the kit, what to do and where to go…? We’re providing the answers to questions like these at regular fishing sessions for complete beginners who don’t know where, how or who to go fishing with, and need tackle to get into angling.

The sessions are run by friendly, quality assured coaches at great venues to give you the skills and confidence to get out there and get fishing. This is a great opportunity to get into fishing or to develop your fishing skills. Equipment is available for those that require it.

So, come on – Get Into Angling!

Cost: £60 per adult, £30 per junior. Juniors must be 12 or older, and accompanied by parent/guardians throughout the day.

Booking: Booking is required. Please register in advance using the contact details below.

Times: 12 – 5pm

Venue: Woodford Lodge, Chew Stoke, Bristol, BS40 8XH

Type of Fishing: Game fishing – a great opportunity to have a go at fly fishing in a relaxed, informal setting.

Additional Info: A brilliant opportunity to not only get into fishing but improve your angling skills and confidence over several sessions.

Perfect for: Anyone who wants to get into fishing and isn’t sure how to start. If you or someone you know is looking for the ideal introduction to an activity that will get you outdoors, teach you new skills, set a challenge and give you an activity to do with friends and family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get into angling!

What happens on the day: Our qualified instructor and resident guide Martin Cottis will run through all of the basics of Fly Fishing, including: Casting, Knots, Fly Selection, Watercraft, Info on Leaders and Types of Nylon Used, Basic Fishing Techniques.

Help will be given to encourage young people who haven’t been fishing or only have limited experience to get into angling. Licensed Level 2 Coaches will show you how to set up fishing tackle before moving on to catch fish and return them. The coach will also provide you with more information about your local fishing club and places to go. By the end of the Get Into Angling sessions you will have enough confidence and knowledge to go fishing straight away and will have met people to go with.

Tackle: All tackle and fishing equipment is provided but participants are asked to bring along sunglasses or another form of eyewear and a cap or hat. Feel free to dig out any old equipment of your own to bring along.

In partnership with: Bristol Water Fisheries

Disability information: Coaches licensed by the Angling Trust are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled people. Please check with the event contact for specific details of facilities available.

Want to know more information? Get in touch using the details below to book your place or ask any questions you may have.

CONTACTS:

Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings:
John Harris
Bristol Water Fisheries
john.harris@bristolwater.co.uk
01275 332339

Venue website: www.bristolwaterfisheries.co.uk

 

Angling Trust Contact:
Dean Asplin
Partnership Development Manager (South), Angling Trust
dean.asplin@anglingtrust.net
07854 239 731