OUR FREE one-day licence offer is giving thousands of coarse anglers a bargain day out and getting many newcomers hooked all over England and Wales.

The massive Take A Friend Fishing campaign’s one-day rod licence voucher (worth £3.75) is now in full swing, you can take a mate on a session between now and midnight, April 15, 2012.

The form appears in Angler’s Mail magazine (cover-dated April 10, pictured right) and is also backed by the Angling Trades Association.

Environment Agency angling participation manager Richard Wightman said: ‘If you have your own full annual licence, just fill out the form and your friend is covered for a full day’s fishing.

‘The message is simple: Take A Friend Fishing!’