National Fishing Month

27th July to 2nd September 2018

Event Details

Angling In Essex - Have A Go At Fishing

Saturday 22nd July, 2017


Free sessions for all the family


A great event for all the family.

***Free fishing lessons***

Following on from the great success we had last year we are back again.

This year we are working with Basildon & Pitsea Carnival Festival to make it a great day out for everyone.

Come and have a go for the first time or learn some new skills from our Qualified Angling Coaches. Some of who are also members of the Professional Anglers Association.

All equipment and bait is provided.

Turn up on the day, register yourself from 09:15 at the desk and be given a half hour lesson. Children also receive a goody bag. ALL FOR FREE!

We will also have pond dipping, equipment display and first aid demonstrations by a Qualified First Aider. So if you've ever wanted to know more about recovery position, how to make a sling and lots more then come along.

There is a minimum age of 5 years for the fishing.

There is a playground area, cafe and toilet on site.

Event Location:

Northlands Park Lakes
Felmores Road


SS13 1BW

Location information:

The registration desk is next to the playground area and Cafe which both face the lake where the tuition takes place.


Nick Watkins

telephone: 07704 284103

mobile: 07704 284103



There is a very good cafe on site and the Festival will have a lot of refreshment stands in attendance

Fishing Coaching

  • PAA
  • Coaches licensed with the Angling Trust

Aimed at:

  • Everyone
  • Young People
  • Women
  • Disability

Additional comments:
The event is primarily aimed at beginners but our qualified coaches are there to offer any advice and assistance to beginners through to advanced anglers.

Disability information:

The ground near the fishing area can be a bit steep and slippery so care is needed.

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

Parking is free


  • Adults: Free

  • Children: Free

  • Disabled: Free

General advice:

Please dress accordingly for the weather and take care on the sloping banks around the lake and in the fishing areas.


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