Thursday 8th November saw the annual gathering of AAPGAI (Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors) at Caer Beris Manor, Builth Wells for potential and progressing instructors assessments.
This year saw a total of 24 candidates sitting Provisional, Advanced and Masters assessments, in Trout, Salmon and Fly Dressing categories, over 3 days. 19 candidates were successful, a much higher pass rate than on previous occasions, reflecting the continuing high standards of our coach mentoring scheme and the quality of candidates.
Congratulations go to the following 19 successful candidates:-
Bert Schaaf (from Germany)
Willie Banks (Salmon)
Brett O’Connor (trout & Salmon)
Masters Fly Dressing (All of whom are Senior Assessors).
This autumn we continued with the Saturday developmental workshops, as instigated at Kenmore with good response, attracting potential clients and budding instructors.
Casting pool practice
For a full report on workshops, examinations and to find a qualified AAPGAI member in your area log onto www.aapgai.co.uk
AAPGAI will hold their next Assessment & Development weekend at Kenmore on 3rd 4th 5th & 6th April 2008 to enroll please contact Gary Champion on 01872 863551 or