Flyfishing Courses

FLY FISHING COURSES IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES

Beginner's Flyfishing Course - Full Day - £230

  • Usually held on a Yorkshire Dales stillwater, but can be held on the river if you wish.
  • Understanding fly fishing tackle.
  • All fly fishing tackle provided including waders if required.
  • In-depth fly casting lesson including roll cast, overhead cast, shooting line for distance, casting in windy conditions, false casting, etc.
  • Fly fishing knots and their uses.
  • Fly fishing techniques.
  • Detecting 'the take', striking, playing and landing trout.
  • Releasing and/or dispatching trout properly.
  • Flies and selecting the 'right' fly.
  • Includes free access to my comprehensive "Reference & Learning" website.
  • One to one tuition unless you want to bring a friend or relative.
  • A good foundation onto which you can build your own fly fishing skills.
  • Gift certificates available.

Note - I recommend, as a beginner, that you initially learn to fly-fish on a lake, where you can learn how to cast and have a realistic chance of catching fish, without the added complication of moving water.

River Flyfishing Course - Full Day/s - £230 Per Day

  • My most popular flyfishing course.
  • Usually held on the River Wharfe at Bolton Abbey.
  • Aimed at those who fish stillwaters and want to try river fly fishing; anglers that fish rivers but have never had instruction from a river 'specialist'; or anglers who think they are not catching their share of the fish when fishing a river.
  • One to one tuition unless you want to bring a friend or relative.
  • Price includes permit, use of fishing tackle (including waders) and flies.
  • Course covers:- wet fly fishing (North Country Spiders), the 'Duo' and 'Trio', upstream nymph, Czech nymphing, dry fly fishing and maybe even Tenkara and French nymphing.
  • Rivercraft.
  • River specific fly casting if required e.g. Spey casting and roll casting.
  • Entomology, imitation and fly selection explained.
  • Includes free access to my comprehensive "Reference & Learning" website with instructions for each method and leader setups.
  • Gift certificates available.

Beginner's Flyfishing Course - Half Day "Taster" - £150

  • All Fly fishing tackle provided.
  • Held on a Yorkshire Dales stillwater.
  • Learn the basic fly casting skills.
  • Understanding fly fishing tackle.
  • Fly fishing and hopefully catching a trout or two.
  • Includes free access to my comprehensive "Reference & Learning" website.
  • One to one tuition unless you want to bring a riend or relative.
  • Try fly fishing for half a day as part of your holiday in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Not sure fly fishing is for you???
  • Gift certificates available.

2/3 Day Fly Fishing Course - £230 Per Day

  • Beginner's and/or improvers
  • Day one as the "Full Day Beginners Fly fishing Course".
  • Day two continues where day one finished.
  • More in-depth fly casting tuition.
  • Learn more fly fishing techniques.
  • Learn how to fly fish from a boat.
  • Try river fly fishing.
  • This fly fishing course can be tailored to whatever you want to do.
  • Includes free access to my comprehensive "Reference & Learning" website.
  • Accommodation can be arranged

I teach beginners the basics of fly fishing and fly casting sympathetically and at a pace to suit each person. All tuition and courses can be tailored to suit the individual, or you can design your own course to cover whatever you want. If you can't see it here please ask!

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