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Never been fishing before? Always wanted to try? Puzzled by all the kit, what to do and where to go?

Then sign up for our Learn to Fish beginners Fly Fishing course and by the end of the day you’ll be ready to go fishing on your own.

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 – Learn to Fish!

Cost: The course, which includes a course booklet and light lunch, costs £80 for adults and £60 for juniors (14-17). 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. Visit https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/fishing/learn-fish for more details.

Times: 09.00 – 16.00

Venue: Grafham Water Fishing Lodge, Perry, Huntingdon, PE28 0BX

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

Perfect for: Anyone keen to learn how to fly fish. If you have thought you’d like to start going angling, but were too busy with work or family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get into angling!

What happens on the day: Run throughout the year, an experienced, qualified instructor delivers a full day’s tuition and covers everything the beginner needs to know, including tackle, casting techniques, presentation, trout behaviour and safety.

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:
Anglian Water
01480 810531

Angling Trust Contact:
James Roche
Partnership Development Manager (North)
Angling Trust
07791 786 251