Junior News

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On this page we are going to provide information that hopefully is of interest and use to our junior members. It will be updated when details of upcoming events etc. become known so please keep coming back every so often to have a look. 
Please also share this information with friends and other juniors who may not be DRAC members.
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Let’s Fish Derby – 2019 Calendar

Listed below are a series of FREE angling events for boys and girls who want to have a go at fishing, or who want to improve their angling skills.

Saturday 26th January Let’s Tie Rigs and Knots 10.15 -11.30 a.m. Centurian Walk Community Room, Chester Green. A workshop that gives young anglers the opportunity to develop angling relevant knot and rig tying skills. 

Saturday April 6th Let the Scouts Go Fishing 10.30 a.m. -1.30 p.m. Woodrow’s Pond (just off Haslam’s Lane, Darley. Near Derby Rugby Club). A bankside session for local Scouts. Counts towards the Scouts’ Angling Award and the Level 1 and Level 2 Angling Trust CAST awards.

Wednesday April 17th Let’s Spring Into Fishing 10.30 – 2 p.m. Woodrow’s Pond (just off Haslam’s Lane, Darley. Near Derby Rugby Club). The third follow up session for those who have attended previous sessions, but newcomers also very welcome. Please contact Steve Clamp to register, contact details below.

Saturday June 22ndLet’s Get Even Better! 10.30 – 2 p.m. Woodrow’s Pond and adjacent section of River Derwent. Angling workshops that develop a range of fishing skills including fishing with rod and reel, carp fishing and river fishing. Another follow up session for those who have attended previous sessions, but newcomers also very welcome. Please contact Steve Clamp to register, details below. All activities count towards The Angling Trust’s CAST Awards.

Wednesday 21st August Let’s Start Fishing 1 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mill Dam, Markeaton. A National Fishing Month event. Want to try fishing? If so these beginners’ events are for you. Lots of help on hand and great fun. Watch out for the posters or contact Steve Clamp – details below.

Saturday 24th August Let’s Start Fishing 2 10.30 – 2 p.m. Brewery Pond, Shardlow. A National Fishing Month event. Want to try fishing? If so these beginners’ events are for you. Lots of help on hand and great fun. Watch out for the posters or contact Steve Clamp – details below. 

Sunday 25th August Let’s Start Fishing 3  10.30 – 2 p.m. Woodrow’s Pond (off Haslam’s Lane, Darley). A National Fishing Month event. Want to try fishing? If so these beginners’ events are for you. Lots of help on hand and great fun. Watch out for the posters or contact Steve Clamp – details below.

September Let’s Try Canal Fishing. Date to be finalised. Pride of Derby waters.

Saturday 5th October  Let’s Go Fishing Again. 10.30 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. A follow up event for those who started fishing during the August Let’s Start Fishing events. 
All events are coordinated and hosted by The Earl of Harrington’s Angling club with active support from The Angling Trust, The Canal and River Trust , National Fishing Month, Derby Railway Angling Club, Long Eaton Angling Federation, and the Pride of Derby Angling Association. Active backing is also provided by Nathan’s of Derby, Fishermania and Julian’s Tackle.

For further details please contact Steve Clamp (Level 2 Coach Licensed by The Angling Trust) on 07759 475485 or email s_clamp@hotmail.com




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