Welcome to Young Anglers


Welcome to Young Anglers

Our aim is to provide all young people with the opportunity to experience the sport of Angling.

We offer a variety of opportunities through our programmes:


All programmes are delivered by Level 2 Angling Coaches licensed by the Angling Trust. They are all DBS checked, insured and hold a valid first aid qualification.

It doesn’t matter whether young people have never fished before, fished a little or fished a lot! We have programmes suitable for everyone. Equipment,bait, licences and fishery fees are provided.

Latest News

Junior fishing over the holidays

Junior sessions commence on Monday 3rd August at Bestwood Duck Ponds on the Richmond Canal. sessions are 9.30 – 12.30 and 12.30 – 3.30. Junior sessions also run on Monday 10th & 17th August. Thursday sessions are on the 6th,… Read More »

July 25, 2015

Great turn out at Oak Tree

Another great session at Oak Tree Lakes Fishery. With  a full house the youngsters and summer weather they all caught well. I think the smile says it all.

June 29, 2015

Saturday Junior session

It may have been a wet start to the day at  Oak Tree Lakes but the youngsters had a brilliant time. Catching a mixed bag they all caught well with Callum catching his first crucian. Well done. They are all… Read More »

June 21, 2015

Oak Tree lakes Fishery

Don’t miss the first of two free junior fishing sessions this Saturday 20th June 9.30 – 12.30. Some great fishing is guaranteed at this beautiful Brinsley fishery. We are also at Oak tree next Saturday 27th June.

June 16, 2015

Junior Coaching at Half Term

The first of the summer coaching programmes takes place on Thursday 28th May at Bestwood Duck Ponds on the Richmond Canal. Sessions run at 9.30 – 12.30 and 12.30 – 3.30. All abilities are welcome with equipment and bait provided…. Read More »

May 17, 2015

Primary Schools Initiative

Kimberley Primary School children are again as enthusiastic as ever. They fill the fishery; Aldercar Lane with excitement as they enjoy their schools fishing after school club. This week they caught a variety of species; small carp, tench and roach…. Read More »

May 1, 2015

Junior Competition

Another great session with the juniors. Kodak lakes today and an impressive turnout of youngsters. They all caught plenty of fish and had an enjoyable day. More junior sessions over the summer.

April 11, 2015

Simply Effective

Lewis had his best fishing day ever at Aldercar Lane Fishery. Fishing on ‘Snipe’ he opted to use a short pole fishing in the margins with maggots. He caught silver fish from the start at 3 metres before switching to… Read More »

March 17, 2015

Thats what we call fishing

A great days fishing at Oak Tree Lakes. Catching a true mixed bag of quality fish; perch, ide, barbel carp and roach. It bag included Paul’s first ide a stunning 3lbs specimen  and nis first barbel weighing in at a… Read More »

March 16, 2015

Champion of Champions

With both Young Anglers ‘Feeder’ Champions together for a session competition was bound to be fierce. A strong bitter wing didn’t deter the lads and by the end of the short session they bagged 40 carp. Great work lads. Paul… Read More »

March 5, 2015