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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: Free. A great opportunity to try fly fishing, with all the equipment and fishing tackle you need provided. 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: 2pm – 5pm

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

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

Perfect for: Anyone who wants to get into fishing and isn’t sure how to start. If you or someone you know is looking for the ideal introduction to an activity that will get you outdoors, teach you new skills, set a challenge and give you an activity to do with friends and family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get into angling!

What happens on the day: Help will be given to encourage young people who haven’t been fishing or only have limited experience to get into angling. Licensed Level 2 Coaches will show you how to set up fishing tackle before moving on to catch fish and return them. The coach will also provide you with more information about your local fishing club and places to go. By the end of the Get Into Angling sessions you will have enough confidence and knowledge to go fishing straight away and will have met people to go with.

Tackle & bait: All tackle and fishing equipment is provided but participants are asked to bring along sunglasses or another form of eyewear and a cap or hat. Feel free to dig out any old equipment of your own to bring along.

In partnership with: Mid Northants Trout Fishers

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.

Want more information? Get in touch using the details below to book your place or ask any questions you may have.


Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings:
Seumas Halliday

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