Try Fishing Experience

Fishing Experience at Cofton

On selected dates throughout the year, we offer our Try Fishing Experience to start those new to fishing on their journey towards a love of coarse fishing. No rod licence needed and tuition is by one of our a qualified coaches who will provide all the equipment and bait needed for your session.

Enjoy A Family Coarse Fishing Experience at Cofton

Enjoy one of the UK’s most popular pastimes! Experience our glorious coarse fishing lakes and with our family fishing experience, you can learn how to catch your first fish! Whether it’s a stunning carp, tench or a perch, it’ll be a memorable moment when you hook your first catch.

During our family fishing experience, you will learn:

  • how to bait your rod
  • about basic rod setup
  • how to remove the hook from the mouth of the fish
  • the rules and how to stay safe around our lakes

Typically, prices start at £9.50 per person and we will provide everything you need for a day’s fishing (but this is subject to availability, so check before you book)

This usually includes:

  • 2 hour session
  • Guidance of our qualified fishing coach
  • All equipment and tackle
  • Bait

You can read more about our fishing lakes if you’re already an experienced angler coming to Cofton with the family.

Book your fishing experience using our online activity booking system

Try Fishing Experience is a family activity, children under 16 must be supervised by a guardian at all times.

Applicants must complete a registration form when booking.

No rod licence required on this event, however, anglers over the age of 16 must purchase a rod licence from the environment agency to fish in the future, find out more here.