About Me!

 I am Iain Fraser a licenced instructor for Game Fishing and have been a fly angler for over 48 years on both Rivers and Stillwater’s. I hold a L2 CCA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Game Angling, Licenced by the Angling Trust/ Sport UK to coach all age groups. Licence No. 1274 and Angling Trust Member No 73133. I am DBS (formally CRB) higher checked with regard to children and vulnerable adults. I am a First Aid at Work and FPOS Trainer and Assessor. I also hold a D32/D33 certificate under Edexcel. I am currently a Community First Responder with East of England Ambulance Service. 

            I was a Police Officer for 38 years, and currently run my force fly fishing section. I won the Police National Rivers Championships in 2013, captained our team at the Home Internationals in Scotland in 2014 and have regularly represented England Police at European, International and National level competitions. On 5th November 2015 I won the EPFFA National Rivers Championship on the River Ure, North Yorkshire and fished the PAA Internationals in Ireland in 2016. I have been fortunate enough to fish for the England Police squad every year since in both Rivers and Still Water Loch style. 

            During my working life I have been an instructor in law, firearms, First Aid and Child Protection which after retiring I thought why not use the skills learned at work and my passionate hobby to become qualified to instruct professionally, attended a course run by the Angling Trust under Sport UK and the Angling Development Board at Moulton Agricultural College in Northampton and qualified as a Game Angling Instructor in November 2014.

            Over the years I have taught a lot of people the art of fly fishing and during the spring, summer and autumn months regularly voluntarily assist with Beginners Days at Hanningfield reservoir.  

English Police River Champion 2015 

2017 Winner of Essex EPSA Championship

2018 Winner Essex EPSA Championship

2018 Winner of EPFFA Eastern Region Pairs

2019 Winner of Eastern Region EPFFA Pairs.

 2019 Winner Eastern Region EPFFA Memorial Trophy




Iain Fraser 
Area Co-ordinator for Essex Voluntary Bailiff Service - Angling Trust and Environment Agency. 


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