August see the start of National Fishing Month – the focus of which is to get new people to try the sport.

Sponsor Go Outdoors has organised a series of in-store events which include teaching sessions and hints and tips on carp, coarse, game and sea fishing, including at the Coventry store on August 3rd and the Erdington store on August 25th, both from 11am to 3pm. Other NFM events in the region include one at Woodland View Fishery on August 11th and the Evesham Angling Festival on August 25th, 26th and 27th from 9am to 5pm. For more information see .