Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1965 (July) POR - Angler Badge


1) Know the dates of coarse and game fishing seasons and laws governing the same.

2) Have a knowledge of fish in her district and be able to identify them, and

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching each fish and where these baits are usually found (ground baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for same.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

d) Know how to prepare and cook fish when caught.

3) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

4) Keep a brief record of fishing trips for one season.

1968 Guide Handbook - Angler Badge


1) Have fished for one season and kept brief records.

2) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and be able to identify them, and:

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching fish and where these baits are usually found (ground-baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

d) Know how to prepare and cook the fish you have caught.

3) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines, etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

1973 Guide Handbook - Angler Badge


1) Have fished for one season and kept brief records.

2) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and be able to identify them, and:

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching fish and where these baits are usually found (ground-baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

d) Know how to prepare and cook the fish you have caught.

3) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines, etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

1978 Guide Handbook - Angler Badge


Syllabus available from Headquarters on request.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Angler Badge


1) Have fished for one season and kept brief records.  You should if possible belong to your local angling club.

2) Have a working knowledge of licence laws and fishing rights and know the Country Code.

3) Be able to keep afloat and swim 25 metres breast stroke.

4) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and be able to identify them, and:

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching fish and where these baits are usually found (ground-baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

5) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines, etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Angler Badge


1) Have fished for one season and kept brief records.  You should if possible belong to your local angling club.

2) Have a working knowledge of licence laws and fishing rights and know the Country Code.

3) Be able to keep afloat and swim 25 metres breast stroke.

4) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and:

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching each fish and where these baits are usually found (ground-baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

5) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines, etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Angler Badge


1) Have fished for one season and kept brief records.  You should if possible belong to your local angling club.

2) Have a working knowledge of licence laws and fishing rights and know the Country Code.

3) Be able to keep afloat and swim 25 metres breast stroke.

4) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and:

a) Know which baits are suitable for catching fish and where these baits are usually found (ground-baiting methods are to be included).

b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.

c) Explain methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.

5) Have a knowledge of suitable knots for tying nylon lines, etc. and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Angler Badge

1) Fish for one season and keep brief records.  If possible, belong to your local angling club.
2) Have a working knowledge of licence laws and fishing rights.  Know the Country Code and be aware of conservation issues which relate to angling.
3) Be able to keep afloat and swim 25 metres breast stroke.
4) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and:
a) know which baits are suitable for catching each fish and where these baits are usually found (include ground-baiting methods).
b) know the types of tackle suitable for each species and e able to tackle up for them.
c) explain the methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.
5) Know which knots are most suitable for tying nylon lines etc, and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.
6) Understand the precautions to be taken in, on or beside water and the potential hazards associated with the use of specialist equipment.
1995 Guide Badge Book - Angler Badge

1) Fish for one season and keep brief records.  If possible, belong to your local angling club.
2) Have a working knowledge of licence laws and fishing rights.  Know the Country Code and be aware of conservation issues which relate to angling.
3) Be able to keep afloat and swim 25 metres breast stroke.
4) Have a knowledge of fish in your district and:
a) Know which baits are suitable for catching each fish and where these baits are usually found (include ground-baiting methods).
b) Know the types of tackle suitable for each species and be able to tackle up for them.
c) Explain the methods most suitable for catching each species of fish.
5) Know which knots are most suitable for tying nylon lines etc, and be able to do running repairs to tackle and rods.
6) Understand the precautions to be taken in, on or beside water and the potential hazards associated with the use of specialist equipment .
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