Castability - fishing for all



Castability is an exciting, different experience for all, regardless of age, gender or fitness. We provide the equipment and fully qualified experienced coaches while all you need to bring is your enthusiasm!

Castability
Castability
Castability

Say YES to new adventures

Above all, Castability is fun. We're pleased to offer CAST awards as endorsed by the Environment Agency and The Angling Trust. These awards are available to all, whether beginners, improvers or advanced anglers.

Geoff Smith
Geoff Smith

Geoff has been the owner of Ladybower Fisheries since 2010 and has been responsible for building the fishery back to where it is now. He has also found time to become a 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Angling Coach and is well known on the coaching circuit, particularly as a Trustee among the Fishing For Heroes charitable organisation.

Richard Jamieson
Richard Jamieson

Specialising in float tubing whether in freshwater or sea, Richard is also a 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Angling Coach. He has been involved with Ladybower Fisheries since 2012 and regularly assists anglers with their efforts, whether beginners, improvers or the experienced.

Troy Chadwick
Troy Chadwick

Troy Chadwick has a background of working mainly with stroke patients, learning disabilities clients and dementia patients and also has a passion for fly fishing. He will help facilitate and plan any individual's accessibility requirements with a flexible approach.

The perfect day out

  • Families and friends
  • Birthday parties
  • Groups and clubs
  • School or college field trips
  • Corporate days out
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Fish to take home
  • Boat, Bank or Float tube
  • Certificates for all children
  • Quality tackle provided
  • Cast awards
  • Discover a new experience
Lee Hunt
Lee Hunt

Apart from being a 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Angling Coach, Lee is also a qualified teacher in his own right and regularly attends the fishery to pass on his wisdom with a fly rod. He can also be found on various coarse fisheries, particularly rivers, where his skill on the centre pin, trotting a float for chub and barbel is particularly noteworthy.

Dave Woodhead
Dave Woodhead

A vastly experienced Angler with 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Angling Coach status, Dave was brought up on the rivers of Sheffield and surrounding areas. He is also an accomplished match fisherman and is the second of our float tubing coaches.

Steve Newsome
Steve Newsome

Steve specialises in fly tying with 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Angling Coach status, and is available for anyone wishing to learn or improve themselves in this field. He has been a visible fixture at Ladybower since he started fishing there in the mid 70's and has been tying and supplying his Blue Licer brand of flies to the fishery since 1983.

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