Hello, I teach fly fishing for Beginners

Beginners fly fishing lessons, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. Fly fishing gift vouchers available 

learn to fly fish, rainbow trout

Hello, I teach absolute beginners how to fly fish for trout and coarse fish. Fly fishing is an art and is more difficult to learn than coarse fishing with a fixed spool reel and maggot, however the rewards from this type of fishing are well worth the effort. Indeed if you want to fish for Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon fly fishing can be the only option. Fly fishing evens the odds between the angler and fish (in the Trouts favour) making it far more skillfull than other forms of fishing. But once mastered its totally addictive.

I have been fly fishing since I was eight years old (35 years ago) and have fished extensively all over the UK. From my bread and butter local reservoirs and still waters such as Pitsford, Draycote Rutland, Elinor and Ringstead to the Highlands of Scotland fishing for wild Brown Trout, Sea Trout and the mighty Atlantic Salmon. Notable catches include Rainbow Trout to 14lbs, Brown Trout to 8lbs and Salmon to 25lbs.

I am an associate member of the GAIA (Game Anglers Instructors Association), and will teach you everything you need to know. From how the trout feed and why we use artificial flies, casting, finding the fish, playing and landing a trout.

I aim to make your day as fun as possible and adapt my lessons to your own aptitude. All fly fishing lessons are on a one to one basis, unless you have a friend or relative who wishes to learn at the same time.

I also offer fly fishing gift vouchers for fly fishing lessons, which are ideal for Christmas or Birthdays.

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