Learn To Fish On The River Wear

Jun 25, 2019 | Uncategorized, Where To Fish

12120192_987736231248213_2635097062485573244_o.jpgThis Summer Bishop Auckland District Angling Club are introducing families, adults and children to fishing. During July, August and September their qualified coaches are hosting a series of events on the River Wear and at a local still water for everyone who would like to try fly fishing.

You will learn the basics of fly casting and progress during the sessions to the overhead cast, as well as being able to cast to varying distances. Everything you need to know to have a successful day out on the water. The clubs qualified coaches will deliver each session and fly fishing equipment is also available. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The dates and venues are as follows:

Sunday 21st July from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.
Sunday 28th July from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.
Sunday 4th August from 10.00am to 12 noon.
Venue: The riverside adjacent to Bishop Auckland Rugby Club.

Those who have attended the above events will then be given the opportunity to attend the following three events:

1: Trout fishing at Sharpley Springs on Sunday 18th August.

2: Sunday 1st September 10:00am to 12:00 noon at the riverside adjacent to Bishop Auckland Rugby Club.

3: Trout fishing at Sharpley Springs on Sunday 8th September 2019.


Everyone who has attended all the above sessions will be given two complimentary fishing permits for Bishop Auckland District Angling Club water on the River Wear. The multi species permit will allow you to fish for trout, salmon, grayling and sea trout. You will also have the contact details of a club member, who will act as a mentor and guide.

Bishop Auckland District Angling Club Chairman, Neil Walton said  “This is in excellent opportunity for families to spend time together enjoying the outdoors and the River Wear. It has been proven that going fishing has many benefits for your physical and mental health”

For more information and to book a place please contact the club coach Ian Reynolds via email at ianreynolds101@gmail.com

All Media Enquiries please contact, Lucinda Ewin via email lucinda85@hotmail.co.uk





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