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Get Fishing for Wellbeing

“There’s so much more to fishing than just catching a fish!” Join 3 women anglers and hear why they love fishing

19 May 2021

As restrictions start to lift and people look for outdoor activities to enjoy with friends and family, we are celebrating women who love fishing through a new video highlighting how angling helps people connect with nature and that gets rid of some myths that stop people taking up the sport.

Join keen carp angler and Angling Trust Ambassador Bev Clifford out on the bank as she speaks to three women who love fishing for different reasons, whether it’s to support their wellbeing, spend time with friends or simply for a chance to focus on nothing but the fish….

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8S0o6qQW5jo

Did you know that 1 in 20 women in England said fishing has become more appealing since the pandemic because it’s a great way to:

  • Connect with nature
  • Socialise with friends and family
  • Improve your wellbeing

Buy your new fishing licence and enjoy time outdoors with nature, friends and family or on your own – get one now at www.gov.uk/fishing-licences/buy-a-fishing-licence

The Angling Trust runs hundreds of fishing events each year which are funded by the Environment Agency from fishing licence income – find venues, licensed coaches and upcoming events from the Get Fishing campaign and learn how to go fishing at www.anglingtrust.net/getfishing

Get Fishing from the Angling Trust has all the angling information you and your family need to go fishing. Find more from Get Fishing on Instagram: www.instagram.com/getintofishing

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