Free Fishing Family Fun

02 Oct 2017
Author: Angling Trades Association

Category: News,EFTTA

Families are being encouraged to give the kids something excitingly different to do this half term by taking them fishing… for free! In recent years the late October weather has been great, and the warm memories of fun fishing will last through the colder months of the winter ahead, and longer. Best of all – it won’t cost a penny!


The special promotion is part of the annual Take A Friend Fishing (TAFF) campaign, organised and run by the Angling Trades Association in partnership with the Environment Agency and supported by Angling Trust fishery members and individual fishery venues.


It’s easy to participate - cut out or print off the rod licence voucher, fill in your contact details, validate it online at, read the Terms and Conditions, grab your fishing tackle and the voucher, and go fishing with a family member or a friend.


To ‘Take your kids fishing for free’ between 14th October and midnight 29th October 2017, download the voucher from:


All children aged between 12 and 16 can now enjoy a free rod licence to fish in still waters, rivers and streams. Parents can register their children for a FREE licence at Children under the age of 12 can still fish for free without a rod licence.

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