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Never been fishing before? Always wanted to try? Puzzled by all the kit, what to do and where to go…? We’re providing the answers to questions like these at “Learn to Fish” beginners fly fishing courses. By the end of the day you’ll be ready to go fishing on your own.

The ideal introduction into Stillwater fly fishing. The day aims to ensure that you will overcome most of the fundamental obstacles facing the novice angler.  By the end of the day you should feel confident & competent enough to venture out on your own.

So, come on – Learn to Fish!

Cost: £75 – places are very limited.

Fishing Licence: Haven’t got a fishing licence yet? Participants aged 17 and over need a fishing licence to fish at Learn to Fish events. See the more info section on this page for details on how to purchase a licence.

Booking: Booking is required, please visit flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/.

Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Venue: Eyebrook Reservoir, Great Easton Road, Caldecott, Leicestershire LE16 8RP

Type of Fishing: Game fishing – a great opportunity to have a go at fly fishing in a relaxed, informal setting.

Perfect for: Anyone keen to learn how to fly fish. If you have thought you’d like to start going angling, but were too busy with work or family, here’s the ideal opportunity to come and get back into angling. These sessions are also well suited for anglers who want to return to fishing and try a different type of angling.

What happens on the day: The schedule is flexible but during the day we will cover the following topics:
– General approach to fishing reservoirs & smaller stillwaters
– An introduction to our quarry, entomology & its links to fly choice.
– Tackle choice.
– Assembly of rod, reel and line.
– Fly casting.
– Leader material and knots.
– Afternoon fishing session under guidance aiming to hook, play & successfully land your first trout.

Tackle: All the fishing tackle & equipment is provided. Participants are encouraged to bring along sunglasses or another form of eyewear and a cap or hat.

Disability information: Coaches licensed by the Angling Trust are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled people. Please check with the event contact for specific details of facilities available.

Find out more: www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/


Event Contact Enquiries & Bookings:
Tom Bird
01788 812018

Angling Trust Contact:
James Roche
Partnership Development Manager (North), Angling Trust
07791 786 251