If you’re at all interest in fishing then a stay at Bluestone in late June will land you a great opportunity to take part in a whole range of events and activities.
Fisheries in Pembrokeshire are putting on many special events for this year’s Fish Week, from coaching days to junior championships.
Come and enjoy a ‘Family Fishing Experience’ with Pembrokeshire Federation of Angling-trained coaches will be held at Watermeadows Coarse Fishery at Broadmoor on 26th June.
For an introduction to fishing, why not visit Llys y Fran reservoir on 27th June for ‘Fishing with the Professionals’ – an introduction to fishing for those over the age of eight. This is an event which is suitable for people with disabilities.
Treffgarne Gorge will be the venue for a fishing day for anglers with disabilities on 30th June – the site is wheelchair friendly and there is vehicle access direct to the river. The event is organised by the Pembrokeshire Anglers Association and the Environment Agency.
Younger anglers can take part in a junior coarse fishing championship at Wolfsdale Pitt Fishery in Camrose, on 30th June, from 6pm to 8pm, for anglers aged between nine and 16.
Or, if you’ve always fancied fishing by the light of the stars, Puddleduck Trout Fishery at Freystrop are holding ‘Moonlight Fly’ on 2nd July – a great chance to try fly-fishing with professional coaches on hand.
There are more opportunities to learn fly-fishing at White House Mill Trout Fishery in Lampeter Velfrey on 4th July with experienced coaches. Sessions include casting demonstrations and tuition, followed by fishing.
On 3rd July, there will be a PAA Open Fishing Day at Treffgarne Angling Centre for members and non-members. Also on 3rd July there will be ‘Coarse Fishing at Wolfsdale Pitt’ – a free event open to all to enjoy the experience of fishing, courtesy of Pembrokeshire Piscatorial Association.
Fish Week also has several opportunities to try fishing from kayaks.
TYF Coastal Explorer sessions are being held on 26th June; take a relaxing paddling trip with a bunch of fishing lines, and with some luck you’ll hook some delicious mackerel, bass and possibly mullet.
The Sea Kayak Guides are holding ‘Kayak, Catch and Cook’ trips on 27th and 28th June – kayak from a sheltered harbour, pick up some lobster pots, try your luck at fishing, and then cook what you catch on a beach!
Meanwhile, if you like fishing trips, don’t miss the ‘Swift Mackerel Madness’ with Solva Boat Trips on 2nd and 3rd July – a 90 minute mackerel fishing expedition departing from Solva Quay. All tackle is provided and you keep what you catch.