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Bring your friends, bring your family, head to your local waterway and discover a love for fishing together.

Let’s Fish! events from the Canal & River Trust are free taster fishing sessions with professional coaches. Come along and reserve a time slot with a coach to learn the basics of fishing.

Everything you need to catch your first fish or learn more about angling is provided and the friendly volunteers will make you really welcome. Fishing coaching sessions are open to everyone including those with disabilities. Please provide further info when booking your fishing coaching slot.

So come on – Let’s Fish!

Cost: FREE

Booking: FREE event but places are limited so you need to book a place here.

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

Venue: Shropshire Union Canal, Northgate Lock, South View Road, Chester, CH1 4EZ

Type of Fishing: Canal fishing for beginners and families but all welcome.

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 get fishing!

Parking: Parking is available nearby.

More Let’s Fish Events: See – canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/our-campaigns/lets-fish/find-a-free-fishing-event

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.

About Canal & River Trust Let’s Fish events:
This event is run by Canal & River Trust, with a host of events up and down the country where you can try fishing for free.

Last year’s events were really busy, so you’ll need to sign up to book a place as soon as possible. Let us know you’re coming, then join us at one of our events to have a go at fishing with the help of one of Canal & River Trust’s licensed Level Two coaches.


Venue Contact:
Via booking link.

Angling Trust Contact:
James Roche
Angling Development Officer (North)
Angling Trust
07791 786251