Angling is one of the most popular participation sports in the UK. People of all ages and walks of life enjoy the many different types of fishing available, whether it be in the sea or freshwater and for a meal or just pleasure.

Over the last year fishing has seen a massive uptake in the sport due to the covid pandemic. Not only is it for fun and leisure but also good for mental health. It has become one of the few sports that you were able to enjoy during lockdown and has seen a large number of people both young and old, male and female return to the sport that they love.

At our Country Fairs our experts will once again be attending this event to offer you the very best in advice and guidance. Unfortunately, due to covid restrictions this year they will be offering limited one on one tuition and demonstrations will be taking place in the angling arena or if the venue has a water then have a go at catching a fish. 


The Angling Trust

The Angling Trust is the governing body for all forms of angling in England and Wales. On this stand you can learn all about the work of the Trust and hopefully join up to support their work. You can also learn how, when and where to get started.

Not only do they offer advise on fishing but also the enviroment and issues concerning rivers, lakes and canals.

If you are thinking about starting to fish then you’ve come to the right place for all the best advice.

Get hooked ! Experts on hand to show you how.

The Salmon & Trout Conservation U.K

Visit the Salmon and trout stand inside the fishing marquee alongside the Angling Trust. The stand is full of helpful information and fly fishing, fishing techiques and conservation.

Fly casting demonstrations will run throughout the day.


Fly Casting Tuition

The Salmon and Trout Association will be on hand to offer advice and fly casting demonstrations from expert tuition.




Our expert fishermen will teach you the ancient art of fly-tying – and you may even be good enough to enter our annual competition.

Watch the different techniques and different colour flies used for every occasion, a secret every angler should know.

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