Sunday, May 11, 2008

NACA Open Day - June 1st

The Norfolk Anglers Conservation Association (NACA) is holding its annual Open day event at the renowned Bawburgh Lakes Fishery just outside Norwich on Sunday 1st June 2008 between 10:00am and 4:30pm.

Entry will be free, with plenty of parking for the public to enjoy watching and meeting experienced anglers, fish with licensed angling coaches and watch many demonstrations.

All juniors must be accompanied by an adult.

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

There will be the opportunity to meet with special guest for the day, 4 times World Champion “Bob Nudd MBE”.

Demonstrations will be ongoing and include pike handling and welfare, lure fishing, trace making in conjunction with PAC, NACA and Norwich Pike Anglers Club, carp fishing, boilie making and rig clinic with Carp Connection, feeder fishing with Nick Larkin, Learn to cast with Terry Houseago, Salmon and Trout Association, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, electricity and carbon rods with EDF, pond dipping and guided bird watching.

The Environment Agency will be the main sponsor of the event.

Bait for the coaches will be sponsored by Angling Direct and Sensas.

There is an emphasis on newcomers, young and lapsed anglers. NFA and PAA licensed coaches will be set up on Bawburgh, Finger and Semons Lakes to provide instruction.

Bring a picnic to this beautiful Conservation site, managed by NACA or purchase refreshments and food from the barbecue being served all day.

Access to the event is in New Road between Bawburgh Village and Bowthorpe, approximately 4 miles west of Norwich. Turn off from A47 bypass on to the B1108 Watton Road signed ‘Colney and N&N Hospital’ then head towards Watton, taking the first right down Stocks Hill to Bawburgh Village. New Road is immediate right turn after the bridge, follow the road back under the A47 with the Fishery entrance a further 100 yards on the right.

From Bowthorpe, New Road turn is directly off the perimeter Chapel Break Road.

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For any further information please contact NACA Publicity Officer Chris Smith on 07826 811036.