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Let’s Go Family Fishing events are fun, social & safe fishing days for family groups. Come and try fishing at our quality assured angling events and discover the wonders of angling!

Fishing is a great way to get the whole family out there doing something different and will show kids new skills to learn in the outdoors.

Everything you need to catch your first fish or learn more about angling is provided and our friendly volunteers will make you welcome.

So, come on – Let’s Go Family Fishing!

Cost: FREE

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

Times: 9am – 3pm

Venue: Pontefract Park, Park Side, Pontefract, WF8 4RD

Type of Fishing: Coarse angling

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 #getfishing!

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. Let’s Go Family Fishing Volunteers 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: Tackle, bait or lures and flies will be provided on the day. Just come along – no need to bring anything!

Anything else? Outdoor events are weather dependent so please bring something to keep you dry and/or sunblock and a drink.

Disability information: Volunteers and coaches at “Let’s Go Family Fishing” events are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled and mobility impaired people. Please check with the venue contact for specific details of facilities available.


Enquiries & Booking:
Clive Milsom
07759 682526

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