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Tel: 07922-126154

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Introduction to Boat Fishing with Anglian Water

Boat Handling Courses 2023
If you are unsure about how to work the boat and fishing correctly from the boat, these days will prove invaluable.

An experienced and competent instructor will spend time with you on all aspects of safety, control of the engine, the effect of weather conditions and your own comfort, so that you obtain the most enjoyment from a day in a boat.

The instructor will spend three hours with you and you can then continue fishing for the rest of the day. After the instructor has left, you can continue fishing for the rest of the day and put into practice all that you have learnt. Eight fish limit.

Based on two anglers sharing a boat, the 2023/2024 cost is just £70.00 per person.

You and a fishing partner can now spend 3 hours with a qualified fishing instructor, and learn how to handle and fish from an Anglian Water outboard fishing boat.

Start at 10am from Rutland Water (Tel:01780 686441), Grafham Water (Tel: 01480 810531) or Pitsford (Tel: 01604 781350).

Cost £70.00 each angler, based on two anglers sharing the boat.

After the instructor has left, you can continue fishing for the rest of the day and put into practice all that you have learnt. Eight fish limit.

If you do not have a fishing partner, we can try and find you one of a similar standard. How 'Boating' things have changed since the Victorian times, as shown in the print to your left! Learn to handle and fish from a boat correctly. Improve your catch rate and your enjoyment.

All bookings are made via the lodge, so please contact the fishing lodges at the above 3 waters for more details and dates. For any more information or questions relating to any of our courses, please use our eForm by clicking here or telephone Peter directly on 07922-126154.

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The AW Boat syllabus covers ...

1) Fishing Equipment, Engine, Boat Equipment, Boat Seats, Throttle, Oars, Other Water Users, Choke and Anchor.

2) Structures on Water: Buoys, Towers, etc, Pull Cord and Drogue.

3)Sun Block / Glasses / Water, Gears and Bilge Pump.

4) Weather, Thunder, Lightning and Wind, Steering, Rowlocks, Alcohol, Kill Cord and Bailer.

5) Clothing/Boots, Fishing Tactics and Rudder Fishing (Rutland & Pitsford only)

Rutland Water
2023 Course Dates

April 2023
Tuesday 18th April

May 2023
Tuesday 2nd May
Wednesday 17th May
Tuesday 23rd May

June 2023
Tuesday 6th June
Wednesday 14th June
Monday 19th June
Monday 26th June

July 2023
Tuesday 4th July
Monday 17th July
Monday 31st July

August 2023
Monday 7th August
Tuesday 22nd August

September 2023
Tuesday 5th September
Monday 18th September
Monday 25th September

October 2023
Wednesday 11th October
Tuesday 17th October
Monday 223rd October
Tuesday 31st July

November 2023
Monday 6th November
Monday 13th November

Grafham Water
2023 Course Dates

April 2023
Monday 17th April
Tuesday 25th April

May 2023
Wednesday 3rd May
Monday 15th May
Monday 22nd May

June 2023
Monday 5th June
Tuesday 13th June
Tuesday 20th June
Wednesday 28th June

July 2023
Monday 3rd July
Tuesday 11th July

August 2023
Tuesday 1st August
Tuesday 8th August
Monday 21st August

September 2023
Monday 4th September
Monday 11th September
Tuesday 24th September

October 2023
Monday 9th October
Monday 16th October
Tuesday 24th October

November 2023
Wednesday 1st November
Tuesday 7th November

Safe Start - AW Boat Safety Video - Part 1

Safe Start - AW Boat Safety Video - Part 2 - Basic Watercraft