National Fishing Month

27th July to 2nd September 2018

Event Details

Autism Concern Young Peoples Fishing Match

Friday 25th August, 2017 (Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm)


Limited to 10 young people who access the services of Autism Concern, Northampton
Competition using various tackle.
Learn about Water Safety Code & Risk Assessing,
Fish identification, welfare and anatomy.
Play and land fish safely.


Children and young people with autism will take part in a fishing match using various tackle. They will learn about match rules and fair play. They will also learn about safety around water.
Identify coarse fish, how to handle the fish and name the various parts of the fish's body.

Event Location:

Grendon Quarter Pond, Castle Ashby Fisheries



Location information:

FROM Castle Ashby Village

Head for Whitstone / Cogenhoe and take first right after derestriction speed sign towards Grendon. The fishery lodge is half a mile between Scotland Pond and Grendon Quarter Pond

FROM Grendon

Look for Manor Road and follow this to Station Road. Pass Lakeside Farm on your right and look for a sudden left turn after a minor bridge. Take this turn and you will soon find the car park for Grendon Quarter Pond. The actual lodge is 200 yards further along the road.


Sue Galloway

telephone: 07840005276

mobile: 07840005276



Refreshments NOT available.
Refreshments will not be provided due to dietry needs. We will however provide water.

Fishing Coaching

  • Coaches licensed with the Angling Trust

Additional Notes:
This will prove to be a learning experience for coaches and participants.

Aimed at:

  • Disability

Additional comments:
This event is aimed at children and young people with autism who access the services of Autism Concern Northampton.

Disability information:

The pegs are disability friendly.
Umbrellas will be available for shelter.
There are toilets at the cafe on Scotland Pond.

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

There is designated parking, however parents/carers will be dropping off only.


  • Adults:

  • Children: 10.00 pounds each

  • Disabled:

General advice:

We hope you will be able to come and be part of this exciting event.


Time slots for this event:

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