The ideal way to begin fishing is to have a lesson from a qualified coach. This will get you off to the best possible start, and provide you with the fundamental skills, knowledge and confidence to begin fishing on your own.


In a typical day we will cover:



Overview of fly fishing tackle - choosing the right tools for the job

How to assemble the rod and tie on a fly securely – basic knots

Safe fishing - awareness of dangers to yourself and others

Basic fly casting:

    Roll cast – the fundamental cast, used to work out line and the basis of many other advanced casts

    Overhead cast – the most commonly used cast



Casting further – false casting, shooting line

Basic entomology – the trout’s diet, fly selection
Buzzer, nymph, lure & dry fly fishing
Playing, landing and safe handling of fish