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Kids give fishing the thumbs up

PUBLISHED: 16:10 10 September 2008 | UPDATED: 15:17 25 August 2010

YOUNGSTERS are getting hooked on fishing. Bexley and Greenwich children learnt the tricks of the fishing trade at Thamesmere Leisure Centre, Thamesmead.

YOUNGSTERS are getting hooked on fishing. Bexley and Greenwich children learnt the tricks of the fishing trade at Thamesmere Leisure Centre, Thamesmead.

The day was jointly organised by the Environment Agency and Gallions Housing in a bid to increase the children's environmental awareness.

The youngsters were talked through every step of the process of landing their first catch, from choosing bait to reeling in all sorts of fish, from carp to perch and rudd.


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