Disabled children go fishing

Pupils from Sandgate School near Kendal were given the chance to try fishing for the first time thanks to the Masonic Fishing Charity. The youngsters, with learning difficulties, spent the day near Kirkby Lonsdale.

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Pupils try fishing for the first time

by Samantha Parker
Pupils and fishermen at a tarn near Kirkby Lonsdale Credit: ITV Border
Pupil Benjamin Steven learns how to fly fish Credit: ITV Border

Pupils from Sandgate School near Kendal were able to go fishing for the first time thanks to a local charity.

The Masonic Fishing Charity organised the day, enabling each of the 15 youngsters to have their own tutors.

Despite the poor weather the children enjoyed catching Brown and Rainbow Trout.