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With the worst of winter nearly over, now’s the time to Spring Into Fishing at one of our free, fun and friendly activity days for families this March.

Spring Into Fishing events run by the Angling Trust and funded by the Environment Agency, are a great way to get everyone out doing something different and will help kids learn new skills outdoors – best of all it won’t cost a penny!

Everything needed to learn more about the wonderful world of fishing is provided on the day and our friendly volunteers will make everyone really welcome. Spring Into Fishing sessions are for all ages and experience levels so they’re perfect for complete beginners too. Parents and grandparents – just bring the kids along and have a go yourself – come and get fishing!

We’ll provide you with free tackle, bait, instruction and more info about local clubs and places to go fishing so you know what to do next time. Fishing is a fun, exciting, cheap and healthy outdoor activity plus it’s a great way to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet surrounded by nature. So get out there and get fishing at a Spring Into Fishing event near you!.

Come and Spring Into Fishing!

Cost: FREE

Booking: No need to book – just turn up and get fishing! (pre-booking now closed)

Times: 10.00 – 15.00

Venue: Badgers Wood Lake, Hickstead Lane, Haywards Heath, RH17 5NT

Type of Fishing: Coarse fishing

Perfect for: Families and kids of all ages and experience levels.

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. Spring Into 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 & bait: It’s all provided – just come along – no need to bring anything!

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

CONTACTS

Angling Trust Regional Officer:

Daniel Williams
daniel.williams@anglingtrust.net
07854 240 368
South East Midlands
Senior Regional Officer
Angling Trust

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