Get hooked on fishing

Dave Smith
07966 590 124

105 Clayfield Grove West,
Stoke on Trent, ST3 5SL

(Operating site)
Border Fisheries,
9 lakes - stocked with coarse fish

The Border Project


Dave Smith from the Get Hooked on Fishing Border ProjectThe Border project was established in September 2007 and is coordinated by Dave Smith.

Dave is a level 2 coach ( with over 40 years of angling experience.

The project operates from Border Fishery, a venue with 9 lakes. The specimen lakes all contain a good head of large carp, with other lakes containing barbell, chub, roach, rudd and bream and ornamental fish. A designated junior coaching lake sits directly outside the office, shop and administration building.

There is a cafeteria on site and good toilet facilities, all waters and on site facilities have good disabled access.

Key Partners.

GHOF Border works closely with the following partners.

  • The Environment Agency
  • Cheshire police
  • Staffordshire police
  • Border Fishery
  • Bay Malton Angling Club
  • Cheshire LEA
  • Voluntary Action
  • Community Empowerment
  • Stapeley Angling Centre
  • Masterline International
  • Nash Tackle
  • Shimano


The Border Project is designed to deliver ongoing angling coaching and tuition meeting the GHOF modular system. Taster days and specific educational angling tuition are also delivered. Angling equipment is available for those who need it by pre booking. Sessions can be tailored to suit individual or group needs and can be booked directly with Dave


Get Hooked on Fishing is very open to people wishing to gain further Youth Work experience or angling knowledge by way of volunteering. Anyone wishing to do so can contact Sakina or Mandy directly for further information.

If you would like to talk to Get Hooked on Fishing about setting up and running your own project, please complete our contact form by CLICKING HERE arrow

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