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Families get fishing in Droitwich
A TOWN angling venue has launched a special scheme to get families fishing.
World champion Tommy Pickering with Cassie Pope, 11, at the event.
Woodland View Fishery , which is based in Hadley, near Droitwich Spa, held an open weekend for its 'Club Korum' scheme and over 50 families arrived to try a free fishing session. The weekend weather held out and hundreds of fish were caught by the next generation of anglers.
The event, which offered a free hour of fishing that included tackle, bait, fees and a free goody bag, launched at Woodland View on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24.
Mike Mason, the owner of Woodland View, hopes that families will see the attraction of fishing and the unique nature of what their fishery is offering.
"Thanks to support from the tackle trade we're able to provide something different, with fishing sessions that make things easy," he explained. "Our launch party showed that people are interested in fishing with their children, and I think that bodes well for the future of fishing.
TalkSport Radio host Nigel Botherway was a special guest at the event along with former match fishing world champion Tommy Pickering. Both were on hand to give one-to-one coaching.
To find out more about coaching sessions at Woodland View Fishery, visit the website at woodlandviewfishery.co.uk