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Get Fishing events are fun, friendly and safe fishing days for families and individuals of all abilities

Come and try fishing at our quality assured angling events and discover the wonders of angling! Whether you’re fishing for the first time, heading for a day out with the family, or getting back into angling, fishing is a great way to get out there doing something different and will teach kids new outdoor skills.

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

So, come on – Get Fishing!

Cost: Fishing sessions are free for residents who have booked at Cofton Park

Booking: For residents who have booked at Cofton Park only

Times: 10:00am – 16.00pm

Venue: Cofton Holiday Park Cofton Lane, Exeter EX6 8RP

Type of Fishing: Coarse angling

Additional Info: A brilliant opportunity to not only get into fishing but improve your angling skills and confidence over a number of sessions and matches led by Licensed Angling Coach Roly Palmer. Toilets and café nearby. NB: this event is for on site holiday makers only.

Perfect for: Families and kids of all ages and experience levels. People under the age of 18, or vulnerable people under 21 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

What happens on the day: Get Fishing events will encourage adults, children and young people to discover what angling is all about and take up fishing. You’ll find out how to use fishing tackle and bait to catch fish and return them safely. Get Fishing volunteers overseeing the event will provide you with more info about your local club or fishery, so you know where to go fishing next time.

Tackle: Tackle, bait, lures or flies will be provided on the day. Just come along – no need to bring any equipment.
Anything else? Outdoor events are weather dependent so please bring something to keep you dry and/or sunblock and a drink. For events including “game angling” we recommend that you wear a hat and glasses/sunglasses to protect your head and eyes while casting.

Disability information: Volunteers and coaches at Get 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 about the facilities available.


Event Contact:
Roly Palmer
07969 356011
[email protected]
07969 356011

Angling Trust Contact:
Dean Asplin
Partnership Development Manager (South)
Angling Trust
[email protected]
07854 239 731