Male and coach coarse fishing at a Get Fishing beginner angling event


12 September 2020 - 12 September 2020
Open to all

This event was added before the current crisis so please call or contact the organisers to check it is still running before you set of from home. You can still go fishing with friends and families and at fisheries and club fishing venues all over England as long as you do it safely within Government guidance. Any questions? Simply contact your nearest Participation Team member here.

Get Fishing events are fun, friendly and safe fishing days for families and individuals of all abilities

Come and try fishing at our quality assured angling events and discover the wonders of angling! Whether you’re fishing for the first time, heading for a day out with the family, or getting back into angling, fishing is a great way to get out there doing something different and will teach kids new outdoor skills.

Everything you need to catch your first fish or learn more about fishing is provided and our friendly volunteers will make you welcome.

So, come on – Get Fishing!

Cost: Please contact Ian Wilks for costs and booking.

Booking: Booking is required by contacting Ian Wilks – contact details below, or visit

Times: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Venue: Aldercar Lane Fishery, Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Nottingham NG16 4HJ

Type of Fishing: Coarse angling

Additional Info: A brilliant opportunity to not only get into fishing but improve your angling skills and confidence over a number of sessions and matches led by Licensed Angling Coach Ian Wilks.

Perfect for: Families and kids of all ages and experience levels. People under the age of 18, or vulnerable people under 21 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

What happens on the day: Get Fishing events will encourage adults, children and young people to discover what angling is all about and take up fishing. You’ll find out how to use fishing tackle and bait to catch fish and return them safely. Get Fishing volunteers overseeing the event will provide you with more info about your local club or fishery, so you know where to go fishing next time.

Tackle: Tackle, bait, lures or flies will be provided on the day. Just come along – no need to bring any equipment.
Anything else? Outdoor events are weather dependent so please bring something to keep you dry and/or sunblock and a drink. For events including “game angling” we recommend that you wear a hat and glasses/sunglasses to protect your head and eyes while casting.

Disability information: Volunteers and coaches at Get Fishing events are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled and mobility impaired people. Please check with the venue contact about the facilities available.


Event Contact:
Ian Wilks
Licensed Angling Coach
[email protected]
07712 446 514

Angling Trust Contact:
James Roche
Partnership Development Manager (North)
Angling Trust
[email protected]
07791 786251


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