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 Matches

We are in the process of setting up a number of junior/intermediate matches. If you are interested please drop us a quick email. The matches will be during July and August. We are also interested to hear your views regarding junior… Read More »

May 5, 2014

Summer Coaching

In partnership with Nottingham Sport, Nottingham Anglers Association and the Environment Agency we will be running YOUFISH Sportivate sessions across Nottinghamshire again this year. Venues and dates will be announced shortly with sessions running across June, July and August.

May 5, 2014

Angling Trust ‘CAST’ awards

We are now able to offer the new Angling Trust ‘CAST’ awards either as a stand alone award or as an additionional award when following the Aim Awards angling awards.

May 5, 2014

Angling Coach Vacancy

Due to the increasing demand for our programmes Young Anglers have an opportunity for a trainee. The person will have the attributes and enthusiasm to work with young people developing their angling skills. A successful applicant will have or be keen… Read More »

January 20, 2014

Angling Survey

Please take part in the simple angling survey via https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GRLFFLS We are putting a funding bid together to get an Angling Coaching Facility at Bestwood Duck Ponds and would greatly appreciate your participation. There are only 5 questions each with… Read More »

December 4, 2013

Albert Whitsed Trophy

The junior event attracted a good entrance. With all anglers catching only silver fish the match was closely contested. The eventual winner was James Peet with Jamie Scrimshaw snatching the runner up spot by 3ozs. Next event will be a… Read More »

August 18, 2013

NAA Junior Competition

This Saturday, 17th August  is the annual Nottingham Anglers Association’s Junior match. Open to all young people of all abilities the event will take place at Kodak Lakes Annesley. We will be meeting at 9.15am with fishing from 10.00am till… Read More »

August 14, 2013


With only one week of the summer coaching programme left participants are giving fantastic feedback and looking forward to the next session. Young people attending two sessions receive a free membership to Nottingham Anglers Association for 2013/2014.

August 14, 2013

Free Fishing

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July 9, 2013

Ashfield Show

On the hottest day of the year Young Anglers were working in partnership with the Angling Trust Development Officer James Roche. Coaching at one of the biggest free shows in the midlands lots of youngsters and some parents had the… Read More »

July 7, 2013