Where to get a disabled fishing license

Where to get a disabled fishing license.

There are many sports that encourage and support those with a disability and one of the most popular is angling.

Angling not only has the benefit of being relaxing, it’s also predominately an outside sport. There are angling sites situated in the most beautiful parts of the UK. Its requirement of complete concentration and patience can have a medicinal effect on participants.

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 Where to get a disabled fishing license

You can get a fishing licence through the environment agency https://www.gov.uk/topic/environmental-management/fisheries-rod-licensing

How much does it costs

Prices are to 31 March 2017.

Licence type Non-migratory trout and coarse Salmon and sea trout
Full £27.00 £72.00
Senior (over 65) concession £18.00 £48.00
Disabled concession £18.00 £48.00
Junior (12 to 16) concession £5.00 £5.00
8-day licence £10.00 £23.00
1-day licence £3.75 £8.00

'Disabled anglers get a concession if they have a Blue Badge, a Disability Living Allowance or a Personal Independence Payment (any rate).

You can also apply for a fishing license at the Post Office

http://www.postoffice.co.uk/rod-fishing-licence

The British Disabled Angling Association' (BDAA)

The BDAA was founded in 1996 to develop opportunities for disabled people of all ages and abilities. The BDAA helps to make angling accessible in the UK.

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The charity is inclusive and it offers the very best advice, support and knowledge of impairments.

The BDAA has many projects on the go that involve, improving access & facilities, awareness of disability, adapting equipment, and a national directories of accessible fisheries.

If your accessible accommodation has a fishery nearby, why not consider advertising it in a news article or adding it to the information of your local area.

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