National Fishing Month

26th July to 1st September 2019

Event Details

Angling for All at Fir Tree Fishery

Friday 9th August, 2019 (Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm)




Fir Tree Fishery will be running a number of organised angling coaching days throughout National Fishing month specifically designed to engage people with disabilities who are new to the sport. The events will be delivered by fully qualified staff and supported by our volunteers on who are studying at Fir Tree Fishery.

Event Location:

Fir Tree Fishery, The Nook, Appley Bridge, Wigan



Location information:

The fishery is just 1 mile away from Junction 27 of the M6.


Martin Taylor

telephone: 01257251502



Refreshments will be made available on the event days.

Fishing Coaching

  • Coaches licensed with the Angling Trust

Additional Notes:
The facility allows for 1:1 angling coaching support as all pegs are 2m wide.

Aimed at:

  • Disability

Additional comments:
The events are specifically aimed to support anglers with disabilities who might not have had the opportunity due to lack of support and available facilities to participate in angling previously.

Disability information:

Fir Tree Fishery has been designed to be fully accessible for anglers with disabilities.

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

The facility has disabled access parking bays within 15m of the water and pegs.


  • Adults: N/A

  • Children: N/A

  • Disabled: The event is free to people with disabilities.

General advice:

People looking to attend our events are advised to contact Fir Tree Fishery on 01257 251502 in advance to confirm their attendance. This will allow for the necessary support on the day.

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