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
This Girl Can – Marina Gibson “…fishing is for women of all ages and abilities”
Marina Gibson is a truly passionate angler who has dedicated a significant part of her life to fishing. Here she tells us about her enthusiasm to be involved with This Girl Can again in 2018…
Marina thinks that anyone with even a slight interest should take full advantage of the thrilling opportunities fishing has to offer. A qualified Fly Fishers International CI Instructor and Angling Trust 1st4sport Level 2 Coach you can connect with Marina on Instagram @marinagibsonfishing.
This Girl Can – Get Fishing!
….This girl can catch huge fish! Marina with a tarpon
We spoke to Marina who told us: “I’m incredibly excited to be a part of the ‘This Girl Can‘ Campaign 2018 to promote how easy, accessible and fun fishing is for women of all ages and abilities.
Wherever you are in the world, whether that’s in the country you live or further afield, there’s ALWAYS some sort of fishing just a stone’s throw away!”
How you can get involved with This Girl Can: Tweet or post your pictures, video or stories on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtags #thisgirlcan and #getfishing to connect the community of women anglers of all ages and abilities. It would be great if your posts show how angling can help women of all ages and backgrounds to get up, out and active, even if it’s just for a short time when you or your family go fishing.