These days are completely free and are extremely popular. They are conducted by a team of Instructors who kindly give their time to CADAC.
For many years, CADAC has provided FREE membership and instruction to junior fly fishers. Many children and grandchildren of club members have caught their first fish on the fly at coaching sessions, or have picked up new skills and made new friends. Over the past few years, several regulars have even won places on Wales and England Youth Fly Fishing Teams.
The Coaching sessions are held at Llandegla Fishery in North Wales (where there are toilets, ample parking, and great food) with a session planned for the River Dee during the summer months (weather permitting).
Provisional dates for 2023 will be announced shortly
Sessions start at 10am and finish at 2pm and will cover a range of topics to suit fly fishers of all ages and levels.
Equipment is provided, though you are welcome to bring your own. Food and drink is available from the cafe. Juniors will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. For safety reasons, anglers and their guardians must wear a cap and sunglasses to protect themselves from airborne flies!
Contact details will be provided here.
You’ll need to be a member of Corwen and District Angling Club (membership is FREE for under 16s). Please contact Barry Cubbins
Juniors over 12 years old need a rod licence, this is free until 16 years old but you still have to apply for one. – https://www.gov.uk/fishing-licences/buy-a-fishing-licence
CADAC has also subscribed to the Angling Trust ‘CAST’ initiative. This is aimed specifically for young anglers and there are 6 certificates available for participants to complete. We’re looking forward to see the development of the youngsters as they progress through the stages.
During the last session we were delighted that two of our juniors successfully completed Level 3 of the CAST awards. Pictured below is Harry Carr presenting certificates to Gwyddon Griffiths and George Clarke