Sign up for a 4 hour session!
Did you enjoy fishing but stopped for some reason?
Want to start again but been too busy?
Not sure where or how to go?
Confused by all the latest tackle?
Then sign up for a Get Back Into Coarse Angling 4 hour session and by the end of the day you'll be ready to go fishing again.
For the latest info, check the event page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/834162066689336/
Run by friendly, quality assured coaches at great venues to give you the skills and confidence to get back out there and catching fish. Use of tackle, flies, lures or bait is provided free too.
So come on - Get Back Into Angling!
FREE fishing and coaching (the usual cost would be about £50)
Just let us know you are coming - contact details below.
Two sessions – 09.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 – 18.00 (specify when booking)
Bitterwell Lakes, Coalpit Heath, Bristol, BS36 2UF
Type of Fishing
General coarse angling
Toilets (non disabled), good parking, good waterside access.
Anyone who used to go fishing but has stopped for whatever reason. If you have thought you’d like to start going angling again, but were too busy with work or family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get back into angling!
What happens on the day
Angling instruction to encourage adults and young people who haven’t been fishing for a couple of years or more to get back into angling. Licensed Level 2 Coaches will show you how to use key items of tackle and lures, flies or bait before moving onto the waterside to catch fish and return them safely. The coach will also provide you with more info about your local club or fishery so by the end of the session you will have enough confidence and knowledge to go fishing straight away.
Tackle & bait
Everything is provided - just come along. Feel free to bring your own if you like.
Coaches licensed by the Angling Trust are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled people. Please check with the event contact for specific details of facilities available.
Know someone who used to go fishing? We all know that angling is a great way of relaxing and coping with life so if you’ve got a friend who went fishing, please tell them about Get Back Into Angling sessions and encourage them to start again. Use the form below to subscribe for e-news.
Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings
Don't Forget! You will need a rod licence to get back into angling – adult day licences are just £3.75 via our website at fishinginfo.co.uk or call 0344 800 5386. Junior licences for ages 12-16 are just £5 a year. Any questions? Just ask the event contact person for help – details above.
Nothing beats the feeling of catching your first fish! Come along to the Family Fishing Fun Day at Bitterwell Lake on Sunday the 16th of August 2015.
Do you fancy a day out with the family with lots of different fun activities?
Would you like to introduce a member of your family or a friend to fishing?
Are you a beginner, an existing angler or returner who would like to be introduced to fishing, learn a new tactic or want to brush up on long forgotten skills?
If the answer's yes to any of the above then why not come along to the Family Fishing Fun Day at Bitterwell Lake on Sunday the 16th of August 2015!
All sessions are free with fishing tackle provided and instruction from our licensed coaches, plus there are many other activities for non-anglers and family members.
The event takes place at the lake on Sunday 16th August 2015 and runs from 10am to 4.30pm.
Almost sold out - get your ticket today!
You can book tickets by phone or post and the cost is £15 per person.
Anyone can join in but places are limited so to avoid disappointment make sure to get your place booked and come fishing with us!
Match Aid at Carney Pools
Match Aid finds its self just 12lb behind Bitterwell after the first match so all still to play for at Carney Pools where the match will be a completely different approach in tactics than were needed at Bitterwell Lakes.
Good luck to all fishing lets have a great day and support Staffordshire Youth Anglers!
Draw time will be 9.30am, all in will be at 11am, all out will be at 5pm. There weill also be a fun day being held and a BBQ provided for the anglers after the match.
The team for Match Aid v team Bitterwell Lake is:
Match aid would like to thank Terry Smith and the guys from Bristol for there support so lets have a great days fishing!
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