Get Fishing is the Angling Trust’s campaign to get more people fishing more often. Each year we run hundreds of events for all ages and abilities. They are funded by the Environment Agency from fishing licence income
Beginner angling events - want to get into fishing? Get back into angling, find out where to go fishing, accessible venues, who to go fishing with, tackle to use to start fishing and how to go fishing for the first time.
Fishing can be prescribed to help physical and mental health and wellbeing issues. Get Fishing for Wellbeing Approved Partners use quality assured angling services to treat symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression, loneliness and many long-term conditions
Our Partnership Development Manager Dean Asplin worked with Abbey Lake Angling Club who hosted a great Let’s Go Family Fishing event… Dean writes:
I congratulate Abbey Lake Angling Club and all involved in delivering such a fun event which really captured the Let’s Go Family Fishing campaign message that “fishing is for everyone!” Club volunteers did a fantastic job and introduced over 55 people to angling – a brilliant result.
Charlotte Cook, the council’s Community Manager made contact with me again after the session to say that “Everyone really enjoyed themselves and the club had a brilliant time delivering the event.”
You can find more events like this one at Get Fishing Near You and subscribe to our e-news at the foot of this page for updates.
Dean Asplin, Partnership Development Manager (South) for the Angling Trust’s Get Fishing Campaign
Can’t find an event on Get Fishing that fits in with your plans? Then contact my colleagues Danny and Dave, our Angling Development Officers…
The “Get Fishing” campaign is run by the Angling Trust to increase the number of people being introduced to angling across the country. Anyone interested in going fishing can find angling events at Get fishing Near You. The events listed are for all participants regardless of gender, age, fitness or previous angling experience.
Angling Participation and the Get Fishing campaign is supported by Environment Agency fishing licence income and helps to introduce thousands of people to fishing each year.