National Fishing Month

24 July - 30 August 2021

Event Details

Introduction to fishing DAY 1 - Shimano UK

Wednesday 25th August, 2021 (Time: 10:00am-11:30am 12:00pm-1:30pm 2:00pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-5:30pm)


This year sees Shimano UK supporting National fishing Month with a three day event at the fantastic Packington Somers fisheries in Warwickshire.

Across the three days we will be offering 90 minute taster sessions so you can try your hand at one of the most popular fishing disciplines of Carp, Coarse and Predator.

All fishing tackle and Bait will be provided so all you need to do is to book your preferred fishing slot and arrive on the day.


The events main aim is to encourage anyone who is interested in angling the opportunity to try out one of three disciplines completely free of charge, with Shimano UK providing all of the relevant tackle and bait.

Event Location:

Packington Somers Fisheries



Location information:

Access is off Hampton Lane (B4102), Located on the same site as Stonebridge Golf Club and Somers Wood Caravan Park


Shimano UK



Onsite cafe serving food and hot and cold drinks.

Fishing Coaching

Shimano will provide tuition from a number of Sponsored anglers, Team members and local anglers.

Aimed at:

  • Everyone
  • Young People
  • Women
  • Disability

This event is for anybody who is interested in an angling taster session

Disability information:

Disabled access.

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

Adequate onsite parking for all


  • Adults: Free

  • Children: Free

  • Disabled: Free

General advice:

We are offering the chance to try the wonderful sport of fishing completely free of charge on Wednesday August 25th, Thursday 26th and Friday 27th.

Sessions will be 90 minutes in length, with 5 sessions throughout each day covering either of the Carp, Coarse and Predator fishing disciplines.