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Renny Lakes, East Harsley, 2nd April 2016

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There have been quite a few articles about needing to get young people involved in Angling, so when asked if you'll take someone fishing for the first time, how could I refuse?

The New Fisherman!
So, it was Samuel's 7th birthday and his Mum, Lianne was asked by Samuel if he could go fishing.  A quick message on facebook and we sorted out a date when I'd be back in Teesside to get him out on the bank.

The Gear
Where do you begin with regards tackle for a new angler?  Well Korum provide some great kits for beginners, a float, ledger and pole outfit.

I decided to get the Korum Float Pack Starter kit.   The only change I made was replacing the 6lb line for some 4lb line which I had plenty of.

Fish safety is number one, so I grabbed an old landing net head and handle to add to the kit and some other floats, shot, a towel, rod rest, bank stick, some more ready made hooklengths and bait tub.  The gear was ready!

The Venue
We needed a venue that was local and was stuffed full of sil…