Hardy Greys Introduction to Trout Fly Fishing Dates:
Blackdyke Trout Fishery:
Hardy Greys Intermediate to Advanced Trout Courses
Eyebrooke Trout Fishery:
All courses are for minimum of 4, maximum of 6 people. Pr booking essential! - a booking deposit £30 is required
Intermediate to Advanced Fly fishing | Improvers Days
1 day Course ~ 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Blackdyke Fishery, Norfolk, UK
Blackdyke Fishery in Feltwell, Norfolk has just been opened to the public and comprises of a terrific 8 acre lake that has in fact been established for several years. The fishing is proving to be all you would want from a small stillwater; there are plenty of hard fighting fish, all in the peak of condition.
See more details and photos at: Fly Fishing Lessons at Blackdyke Fishery
2015 New Courses available:
Advance Casting & Fly Fishing Techniques
Please contact me if you are interested in alternative dates!
~ BOOK EARLY AS PLACES ARE FILLING UP FAST!! ~
Who Is This Course For?
This trout fishing course is designed for those who have been fishing for a year or two or who are self taught. We cover all the areas you need to improve your fly fishing skills and knowledge. If you are looking for intermediate or advanced fly fishing tuition then this is the course for you.
The course will cover: distance casting, hauling, line control, stalking fish, entomology, and advanced casting techniques.
At the end of the course you will be presented with a Personal Assesment DVD which will include video footage of your casting before and after the day's coaching. You will also receive personal notes to assist you further.
The cost of this course includes one fish from Ashford or Millers Lakes.
Some of the key points that we cover:
- Casting Analysis – where you are now and what you want to achieve.
- The Principles of Distance Casting – single haul and double haul.
- Stalking Fish – what to look for and understanding depth.
- Advanced Entomology- identification; groups; terrestials.
- Advanced Casting Techniques – video analysis.
- Slack Line Casts and Their Uses - on still water and on a river.
- The Use of Longer Rods – where, when and how.
- The Use of Lines – Floating; Sink Tip; Intermediate; Slow & Fast Sink
- Type of Leader Set Up For All Conditions – small still water; small river; large still water etc.
- Recommended Reading – CD’s and Videos
What to bring:
A selection of rods and different lines will be available; all you need to do is turn up with your fishing gear, suitable outdoor clothes, a hat and sunglasses. Bring a picnic lunch if you like and we will provide the tea or coffee. Or if you prefer, we can provide a sandwich platter; just ask at the time of booking. Soft drinks can be bought in the shop.
Fly Fishing For Beginners | Beginners Days 9:30am - 5:50pm
Blackdyke Trout Fishery, Norfolk, UK
2015 Courses available:
March to August 2015
Who Is This Course For?
A comprehensive day's course with expert tuition covering all the aspects you will need to take up fly fishing if you are a beginner.
Becoming an expert fly fisherman can take years or even a lifetime of practise and there is always something new to learn. Obviously, you are not going to learn it all in a day, but this fly fishing for beginners course really will give you a solid grounding from which you can begin your journey into the fascinating world of fly fishing.
The course will cover the equipment you need to start fishing, the casts you need to make, the knots you need to tie and the flies to catch a fish. You will be taken through step by step in relaxed enjoyable sessions.
Here are some of the key points you will learn during the day's lessons:
- Fishing Safety - both yours and others
- Equipment Needed - rods, reels, line and important accessories
- Fishing Knots - the basics
- The Mechanics of Casting
- The Roll Cast- the first building block to casting
- The Overhead Cast- the second building block to casting
- Line management – shooting line, false casting, line retrieval
- Entomology- what trout eat and how to imitate this.
- Catching and Playing a Fish – despatching it or returning it to the water safely.
What to bring:
A selection of rods and different lines will be available; all you need to do is turn up with your fishing gear, suitable outdoor clothes, a hat and sunglasses. Bring a picnic lunch if you like and we will provide the tea or coffee. Or if you prefer,