Welcome to Angling Therapy Plymouth

I have been a very keen angler for over 40 years and wish to pass on my skills to people with mental illness, special needs and people recovering from addictions.

I will coach you to Angling Trust standards and help you to appreciate how therapeutic Angling and the countryside can be., You can be a novice to competent angler – in my experience of angling, there’s always something to learn. 

There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there’s always a new place, always a new horizon.

Jack Nicklaus

Former professional golfer

About

I am a licensed Angling Coach with the Angling Trust and I understand the difficulties you have as I myself have suffered with them. I coach with empathy to all participants.

Coaching

I have a National Diploma in Fisheries Management and I incorporate some of the things I learned at college in to my angling coaching.

Downloads

Feel free to download my fish keeping resources from my downloads section – they are free to access and use.

Latest blogs

Have a read of my latest blog posts – I regularly share my thoughts on angling, share useful tips and knowledge and also reports and findings on mental health, addiction and special needs.

26th April Casting Coaching

We had a great day at West Hoe on the 26th April everyone was enthusiastic about learning even though it was very windy and raining most of the time we was there, Positive people paid for the day for people suffering with depression , stress, Anxiety, even though it...

Addiction Statistics

Modelled prevalence estimates of substance misuse (in the last 12 months) in Devon for 16-59 year olds Drug Type Number Percent Males Females Persons Males Females Persons Class A Powder Cocaine 4,625 2,040 6,665 2.23% 0.97% 1.59% Ecstasy 2,902 1,305 4,207 1.40% 0.62%...

Mental Health Statistics

How common are specific problems?   Every seven years a survey is done in England to measure the number of people who have different types of mental health problems, it was last published in 2016 and reported these figures: Generalised anxiety disorder 5.9 in 100...