Guided Fly Fishing Packages & Prices

Whether you are a total beginner who wants to learn fly fishing for the first time through to more experienced fly anglers looking to improve their technique I'm happy to help.

I offer the following range of fly fishing lessons and casting tuition for one or two people in the Derbyshire Peak District and South Yorkshire area. I'm also happy to cater for small groups by arrangement. Prices are available to the right, and include GAIC/LL2CCA Qualified tuition and the loan of all the tackle you will need. Plus if you need any post coaching advice – just give me a ring!


Introduction to Fly Fishing (River or Small Stillwater)

Designed for people who want to learn to fly fish and are completely new to or just starting out and want to give it a try. Available for full day for one to one or small groups.

Lesson includes:

  • Introduction to the Fly Tackle & Tackle Set Up
  • Basic entomology
  • Casting
  • Fishing Techniques
  • Watercraft
  • Loan of Tackle

Improvers Session (River or Small Stillwater)

Designed for those who do fly fish but want to be more successful or just want to learn more & improve their skills. Available for full or half day for one to one or small groups.

Lesson can include:

  • Introduction to the Fly Tackle & Tackle Set Up
  • Basic entomology
  • Casting – Overhead, Roll, Speys, Hauls, Mends etc.
  • Fishing Techniques:-
  • Dry Fly
  • Emerger
  • Wet Fly – upstream & downstream
  • Nymph – upstream & downstream
  • Rolled/Czech Nymph
  • North Country Spider
  • Fishing Teams of Flies
  • New Zealand Method
  • Duo & Trio Method
  • Lure Fishing
  • Watercraft
  • Loan of Tackle – if required

Guiding Service Full Day

Accompanying a seasoned Fly Fisher(s) to improve skills & knowledge. For one or two people.

Includes:

  • Basic entomology
  • Fishing Techniques
  • Watercraft
  • Any other aspects of the sport you wish to cover.

Casting Tuition and Lessons

Available for one to one or small groups for one or two hour sessions.

Can include:

  • Balanced Outfits
  • Overhead Cast  - Casting Wide & Narrow Loops.
  • Side Arm Cast – from both sides of the body.
  • Single, Double & Triple Haul.
  • Roll Cast with wide & narrow loops from both sides of the body.
  • Roll Cast Pickup.
  • Jump Roll from both sides of the body.
  • Single Spey Cast for Trout Rod from both sides of the body.
  • Double Spey for Trout Rod from both sides of the body.
  • Oval Cast/Belgian Casts/Hans Gebetstroiter Cast.
  • Aerial Mends on both sides & at varying distances.
  • Reach Mend from both sides of the body with or without shooting line.
  • Pile Cast.
  • Puddle Cast.
  • Wiggle Cast with controlled wave size.
  • Accuracy Casting.
  • Change of Direction Casts.
  • Casting in Winds.
  • Parallel Loops & Tailing Loops & the cure.
  • Line Management & Stripping Line.
  • Rod Handles & Styles of Rod Grip.
  • Loan of Tackle if required.

Talks & Presentation to Groups or Societies

Includes:

  • Fly Fishing
  • The Nature of Our Local Rivers
  • Tales from the Riverside
  • The South Yorkshire River Don
  • Other Associated Topics by Arrangement

If there is any aspect of the sport not covered here that you would like to learn about then please give me a ring.


Prices

Full Day

1 person: £145   2 people: £195

Half Day

1 person: £95   2 people: £140

One Hour

1 person: £30 (subject to mileage)

Two Hours

1 person: £50 (subject to mileage)

In addition: there will be the cost of the fishery permit which will depend on the venue chosen.

Fly fishing courses, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing tuition in Derbyshire Peak District and South Yorkshire.

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