At Seven Lakes Fishery we have our own Level 2 Angling Coach, Josh Stepp, who is always on hand to provide hints and tips to help improve your catches. Josh is licensed by the Angling Trust, fully DBS checked with relevant safeguarding for children, and a qualified first aider.

Whether you are new to the sport or looking to improve your skills, we’ll have a coaching option for you. We offer three levels of coaching; Get Fishing Awards, Improvers Club and Private Coaching. Book your session below.

Get Fishing Awards (£10/person, 9am – 1pm)
We’ve teamed up with Angling Trust to offer their Get Fishing Awards, which run monthly from April to October. The Bronze, Silver and Gold
awards are a fun affordable way to get into fishing no matter what age. When you complete your award you’ll get a certificate and will be invited
to complete the next level. We supply all the equipment so all you need to do is come along on the day.

Level 1 – Have a Go

Skills Learnt:
Watch someone cast
Help catch and net a fish
Learn to identify different breeds of fish
Name the bait, fly or lure used
Know how to keep safe near the water

Level 2 – Beginner

Skills Learnt:
Assemble appropriate angling equipment
Understand the basic principles of keeping safe by the water
Recognise bites, takes and strikes
Play and land a fish
Unhook a fish safely
Hold, handle and return fish
Understanding fishing licences

Level 3 – New Angler

Skills Learnt:
Select the correct line and how to attach terminal tackle
Tie an appropriate knot suitable to reconnect line after breakage or to attach a ready tied hooklink, for example
Effectively use simple angling equipment
Have some knowledge about bait, flies or lures
Use a disgorger or forceps to promote fish welfare
Purchase an appropriate fishing licence

Improvers Club (£30/person – 3 hours)
Our Improvers Club is designed for anglers who have earned their Gold Get Fishing Award or are new to fishing. Enjoy a three-hour ses-
sion by the water in a small group of up to six people, with two experienced anglers on hand to assist you in developing your fishing
skills using a rod and reel.

Private Coaching (£30/hr – 2 hours minimum)
Our private coaching sessions are a minimum of 2 hours and are offered for up to 3 anglers. Sessions are run by Level 2 Angling Coaches
and can be tailored to meet your needs. We provide the bait and don’t worry if you don’t have your own equipment as this can be hired for
£5 per person per session.