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
With the worst of winter nearly over, now’s the time to get out and Spring Into Fishing at one of our free, fun and friendly activity days for families this March. Spring Into Fishing events run by the Angling Trust and funded by the Environment Agency, are a great way to get everyone out doing something different and will help kids learn new skills outdoors – best of all it won’t cost a penny!
Everything needed to learn more about the wonderful world of fishing is provided on the day and our friendly volunteers will make everyone really welcome. Spring Into Fishing sessions are for all ages and experience levels so they’re perfect for complete beginners too. Parents and grandparents – just bring the kids along and have a go yourself – come and get fishing…
We’ll provide you with free tackle, bait, instruction and more info about local clubs and places to go fishing so you know what to do next time. Fishing is a fun, exciting, cheap and healthy outdoor activity plus it’s a great way to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet surrounded by nature. So get out there and get fishing at a Spring Into Fishing event near you!
All of those who attend a Spring Into Fishing event, having registered in advance using their email address on Eventbrite, will go into a draw for the chance to win £350 worth of fishing tackle from Fishingmegastore.com. We know that when you first get into fishing it can be hard to understand where to go and what to use, so three lucky winners will take home £200, £100 or £50 of vouchersto redeem at fishingmegastore.com, justfish.co.uk or chapmansangling.co.uk.*
Spring Into Fishing Event dates across England are between 3rd and 31st March 2018, and include:
Anyone interested in going fishing can find many more angling events at Get Fishing Near You The events listed are for all participants regardless of age, fitness or previous angling experience. The Get Fishing campaign is run by the Angling Trust to increase the number of people being introduced to angling across the country and get more people fishing, more often. The Angling Trust is the national representative and governing body for angling in England.
More Info: www.anglingtrust.net
*You must leave a working email address when registering for your Spring Into Fishing event on Eventbrite for us to be able to contact you if you win. Full Terms and Conditions available at www.anglingtrust.net/TCs