Beginners

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:

 

Morning:

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

 

            Afternoon:

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
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