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Did you enjoy fishing but stopped for some reason? Thought about starting again but been too busy? Not sure where or how to go? Confused by all the latest tackle?

Then sign up for a Get Back Into Angling 3 hour session near you and by the end of the day you’ll be ready to go fishing again.

Run by friendly, quality assured coaches at great venues to give you the skills and confidence to get back out there and catching fish. Use of tackle, flies, lures or bait is provided free too. ‘Try it lessons’ make it easier for newcomers of all ages to get into this superb sport and learn a new skill that can last a lifetime. The courses are professionally run and aimed at complete novices with our friendly coaches taking you through each stage step by step, teaching you everything you need to know to be able to have an enjoyable day’s fishing.

So come on – Get Back Into Angling!

Cost: Visit the website for full cost information – http://www.nwwatersideparks.com/learn-to-fish

Booking: Just let us know you are coming – contact details below…

Times: 10.00 – 13.00

Venue: Derwent Reservoir, DH8 9TT

Type of Fishing: Bait fishing for trout

In association with: Northumbrian Water

Other Info: Toilets, Café and shop are on site. You can buy your EA rod licence on site.

Perfect for: Anyone who used to go fishing but has stopped for whatever reason. If you have thought you’d like to start going angling again, but were too busy with work or family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get back into angling!

What happens on the day: Angling instruction to encourage adults and young people who haven’t been fishing for a couple of years or more to get back into angling. Licensed Level 2 Coaches will show you how to use key items of tackle and lures, flies or bait before moving onto the waterside to catch fish and return them safely. The coach will also provide you with more info about your local club or fishery so by the end of the session you will have enough confidence and knowledge to go fishing straight away.

Tackle & bait: Everything is provided – just come along. Feel free to bring your own if you like.

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.

Know someone who used to go fishing? We all know that angling is a great way of relaxing and coping with life so if you’ve got a friend who went fishing, please tell them about Get Back Into Angling sessions and encourage them to start again. Use the form below to subscribe for e-news.


Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings:
Northumbrian Water
01207 255 250
Event Website: http://www.nwwatersideparks.com/learn-to-fish

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Angling Trust Contact:
Daniel Williams
Angling Development Officer (North)
Angling Trust
07854 240 368