Coaching With Jon

Fancy A Day’s Coaching?

I am a fully qualified and licensed Level 2 Angling Coach and offer fun and friendly coaching sessions for anglers of all ages and abilities!

  • Lake, canal or river
  • Pole fishing
  • Whip fishing
  • Waggler fishing
  • Feeder/Method Feeder fishing
  • Shallow fishing
  • Paste fishing
  • Margin fishing
  • General commercial carp fishing
  • F1 fishing
  • Bream fishing
  • Silverfish fishing
  • Match or pleasure fishing
  • All bait supplied
  • Tackle can be supplied if necessary
  • Beginners, intermediate and advanced anglers are all welcome!
  • Accompanied children are also welcome (I am DBS checked!)
  • Professional photography service also included!
  • Coaching gift vouchers available upon request

My Qualifications:
  • Licensed Angling Coach (Angling Trust certified)
  • Level 1 Award In Coaching Angling (1st4Sport)
  • Level 2 Award In Coaching Angling (1st4Sport)
  • Essential First Aid (St John Ambulance)
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)
  • DBS checked (Child Workforce Angling Coach)

A lot of anglers claim to be coaches who are not trained or qualified. I am a fully qualified and licensed Level 2 Angling Coach, DBS checked and insured. I pride myself in offering a tailored coaching experience to suit YOUR needs, regardless of your age or ability. Complete novices are just as welcome as experienced anglers!

How Much?
  • A midweek coaching session with Jon is typically £200 a day for one person*
  • An additional angler is just £50 extra
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays are an extra £50
  • Day tickets included
  • Bait included (but feel free to bring your own too!)
  • Tackle can also be supplied if necessary
  • Session times are typically 9am to 3.30pm (Times can be flexible and sessions typically run much later with ‘one-more-casts’!)
  • A full money-back guarantee if you do not catch a fish!

*For venues up to 50 miles from Bicester, Oxfordshire. Further distances will incur an increase to cover fuel.

  • We can tackle any venue of your choice, subject to availability!
  • Canals, lakes and rivers are all catered for

Preferred commercial fisheries include:

  • Tunnel Barn Farm
  • Makins Fishery
  • Packington Somers
  • Bishops Bowl
  • Barston Lakes
  • Meadowlands
  • Oakfield Fishery
  • Woodland View
  • Manor Farm Leisure
  • Boddington Reservoir

Preferred natural fisheries include:

  • River Avon
  • River Thames
  • Oxford Canal
  • Grand Union Canal
  • Birmingham-Fazeley Canal
  • Coventry Canal
  • Kennet & Avon Canal
  • Staffs-Worcester Canal
  • Shropshire Union Canal

What Do You Need To Bring?
  • Suitable fishing clothing and/or waterproofs
  • Food and drink
  • A seatbox or chair (This can be supplied if necessary)
  • Favourite baits (All bait can be supplied if necessary)
  • Your fishing tackle (All tackle can be supplied if necessary)
  • A valid EA rod licence
  • A smile 🙂

Contact Jon:

A fun and successful day’s coaching with Wayne Hall at Makins Fishery!