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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 our Get Back Into Angling beginners Fly Fishing course 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.

So come on – Get Back Into Angling!

Cost: Come along and have a go at fly fishing for free. Booking is required.

Rod Licence: Haven’t got a rod licence yet? Participants aged 17 and over need a rod licence to fish at Get Back Into Angling events. See info on this page.

Booking: Booking is required – contact details below…

Times: 14.00 – 17.00

Venue: Pitsford Water, Fishing Lodge, Brixworth Road, Northamptonshire NN6 9SJ

Age: Get Back Into Angling sessions are for 17 year olds and over – please contact the organiser if you would like to bring a junior with you.

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

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:
Seumas Halliday
07794 465607

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