National Fishing Month Ladies Events

Three ladies events during the National Fishing Month  17th July till 15th August: Carp on the Fly and Introduction to River Fishing. No need to worry about buying a rod license for the event. During the National Fishing month events requiring a license, the rod license is free

Saturday 31st July Ladies Introduction to Coarse Fishing and Carp on the Fly.

GAIA Instructor Cliff Johnston who is also a coarse fishing competition angler will talk techniques, equipment, bait and fly choice. Every lady will have the opportunity to fish both methods for carp, perch, tench etc

Venue Get Hooked Centre, Bishop Auckland. Time 10am till 4pm. Cost £5.00,Lunch is available at the centre

What to wear: outdoor clothing, bring waterproofs, walking boots, sunglasses, sun protection, hat, sun cream, 


Saturday 7th August ladies introduction to river fishing for wild brown trout. This event is suitable for beginners to experienced female anglers.

Ladies Fishing Casting Instructors will discuss equipment, river skills, fly choice and types of suitable casts. You will also have the opportunity to fish the evening rise. Equipment is available free of charge, all ladies will be provided with life vests. What to wear, as above, but bring your wellies, if you have waders please bring them along.

Venue The River Wear.  Time 2pm till 8pm Cost £5.00. No need to worry about a rod license during the National Fishing month events requiring a license are free

To book your place please email Anne informing me which event/s you wish to attend. E:

Thanks to The Get Hooked Centre and Bishop Auckland Angling Club for your support and commitment to encourage ladies into angling.


Lilly at Higham Lakes Junior Club is organising a junior and ladies day, on Sunday 15th August at Higham Lakes. Cost £10.00 Ladies, Juniors £5.00 including lunch.

This event is shaping up to becoming a well supported event, with ladies and juniors across the region supporting Lilly’s first event.

This event is for beginners to advanced anglers.  3 Female and 7 male coaches providing tuition on the following Casting, fishing skills, water craft, entomology, fly dressing, distance casting. Every junior attending will receive a goodie bag. 

To book your place please contact

Lilly at Higham Lakes 0795 042 8159

Higham Lakes also have camping available for anyone interested in camping and fishing

what to wear: outdoor clothing, water proofs in case it rains, walking boots or sturdy shoes, sun protection, hat, sun cream, sun glasses,

2 Comments on “National Fishing Month Ladies Events

  1. Yet another awful hat! Perhaps in your “what to wear” section, you could have some ladies modelling suitable headgear for fishing? I’m sure I could use some tips!


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