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Spring Into Fishing this March with the Angling Trust!

Spring Into Fishing
March 3rd – 31st 2018
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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 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 vouchers to redeem at, or*

Spring Into Fishing Event dates across England are between 3rd and 31st March 2018, and include:

Spring into Fishing West Midlands – 3rd March – postponed.
Spring into Fishing South East – 10th March

Spring into Fishing East Midlands – 17th March
Spring into Fishing North West – 24th March
Spring Into Fishing West Midlands 2 – 24th March

Spring Into Fishing South West – 31st March
Spring Into Fishing Yorkshire & North East – 31st March
Spring Into Fishing South West 2 – 28th April

You can find them all at

Twitter: Follow the Spring Into Fishing campaign @GetIntoFishing – please use the hashtag #SpringIntoFishing to join the conversation.


More Info: Contact your Angling Trust Development Officer for more info.

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.
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The Environment Agency funds the Angling Trust to provide more opportunities for people to go fishing and encourage sales of rod licences. Money from rod licence sales is spent on improving angling habitat and infrastructure through projects like the Angling Improvement Fund.
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*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

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