National Fishing Month

26th July to 1st September 2019

Event Details

Let's Start Fishing at Woodrow's Pond, Darley

Sunday 25th August, 2019 (Time: 10 am until 2 pm)

Type:

Coarse
A free, fun, social event aimed at giving boys and girls from 5 to 16 the chance to have a go at fishing.

Description:

Want to have a go at fishing? Want to catch the fishing bug? Then this event is for you.
Held at secluded but accessible Woodrow's Pond,just off Haslam's Lane by Derby Rugby Club, this event hosted by Earl Harrington Angling Club, is aimed at giving boys and girls from 5 to 16 the chance to have a go at fishing. Everything to catch a fish and learn about fishing is provided free and our skilled and friendly volunteers will make you really welcome. You can come for the whole session or just drop in for a while. It is likely there will be fishing related, bankside games and activities as well.
If you can let us know you are coming by emailing your name and DOB to Steve Clamp on s_clamp@hotmail.com or by registering on this website that would be great. Please title your email NFM so that it doesn't get lost in the junk mail box.
Bait provided by Fishermania, Derby and various accessories by Nathan's of Derby. Thanks to both.

Event Location:

Woodrow's Pond, Derwent Valley Fishery, Darley.

derbyshire

DE22 1EB

Location information:

Off Haslam's Lane (DE22 1EB) at Darley Abbey, just north of Derby. The entrance is opposite Folly Road, adjacent to Derby Rugby Club

Contact:

Steve Clamp

telephone: 07759475485

mobile: 07759475485

email: s_clamp@hotmail.com

Refreshments:

Voluntary contribution to BBQ welcome!

Fishing Coaching

  • Coaches licensed with the Angling Trust

Additional Notes:
Friendly, skilled volunteers will be on hand to support all participants at all times.

Aimed at:

  • Young People
  • Women
  • Disability

Additional comments:
A free, fun, social event aimed at giving boys and girls from 6 to 16 the chance to have a go at fishing.

Disability information:

Wheelchair accessible fishing platform available. Route to this relatively smooth and next to pond entrance gate. Every effort will be made to support any participant with a disability.

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

Parking is available adjacent to the venue. The venue is down a gravel track some half a mile along from the entrance off Haslam's Lane.

Pricing:

  • Adults: N/A

  • Children: Free

  • Disabled: Free

General advice:

Care needs to be taken driving down the track to the pond. The track is uneven in places and the speed limit needs to be adhered to. The pond is adjacent to the river so all children, including those not participating need to be supervised at all times.