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Use the boxes to select the venue for your lesson and preferred date and time. Note: Lakedown is closed Mon/Tue, Chequertree is closed mid June to October. ​ I will respond within 24 hours by calling to confirm the preferred time and date is available for both myself and the fishery and ask for some additional information about you and any other members of the party to ensure we have appropriate equipment available at the lesson. Important: please call before booking if any of the following apply: ​ Any member of the party is aged between 12 & 17 (sorry, no under 12s) A member of your party has a mobility issue There are more than 4 in your party Booking Terms and Conditions FAQs



The 8 hour lesson is our most comprehensive for beginners and novices.  As well as more fishing time it includes additional casting skills and knowledge sharing, such as shooting line and basic knots.  Four fish may be taken home. Several breaks will be included as fly fishing can be very tiring (lunch is not included although catering is available at additional cost):

- safety while fly fishing

- assembly and use of the rod, reel and end tackle

- roll cast, pick up and lay down, false casting

- shooting line

- how to search out the fish

- basic fly selection

- basic knots

- how to retrieve the fly

- what to do when a fish takes and how to land it

- four caught fish per person may be taken home

Includes tuition, tackle hire and fishing permit.  Please read FAQ and Terms and Conditions on the orders page before booking or call if you need further information


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