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01/12/2018 - FREE FISHING COURSES: Get Back Into Angling - start fishing again!


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Did you enjoy fishing but stopped for some reason? Thought about starting again but been too busy? Not sure where or how to go? Confused by all the latest tackle?

Then sign up for a FREE Get Back Into Angling 4 hour session near you and by the end of the day you’ll be ready to go fishing again.

Find Get Back Into Angling Sessions HERE

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 – Get Back Into Angling!

Cost: Free entry to all rod licence holders (receive top training worth at least £50 from a Licensed Level 2 Angling Coach)

Rod Licence: Haven't got a fishing licence yet? Participants aged 17 and over need a licence to fish at Get Back Into Angling events.

Just let us know you are coming – contact details are listed on each event at

Type of Fishing: General coarse, game or predator/lure sessions – check event details for the kind of fishing covered that day

Perfect for: Anyone who used to go fishing but has stopped for whatever reason. If you have thought you’d like to start going angling again, but were too busy with work or family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get back into angling!

What happens on the day: Angling instruction to encourage adults and young people who haven’t been fishing for a couple of years or more to get back into angling. Licensed Level 2 Coaches will show you how to use key items of tackle and lures, flies or bait before moving onto the waterside to catch fish and return them safely. The coach will also provide you with more info about your local club or fishery so by the end of the session you will have enough confidence and knowledge to go fishing straight away.

Tackle & bait: Everything is provided – just come along. Feel free to bring your own if you like.

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.

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.

Don't Forget your fishing licence... You'll need a licence when you go fishing - for more information, together with costs and how to purchase visit or call 0344 800 5386. Junior licences for ages 12-16 are free. No rod licence needed for under 12’s.

Any questions? Just ask your closest Angling Trust Angling Development Officer - details below:

Daniel Williams
Angling Development Officer (North)
Angling Trust
07854 240 368

Dave Evans
Angling Development Officer (South)
Angling Trust
07854 239 721

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
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