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Learn fly fishing and fly casting from the Master Caster.

Winter Grayling fishing photo

Fly fishing lessons are a perfect way to start you off in this wonderful pastime. So why not get some one to one time with the man himself.

‘Beginners’ bank fishing day…

The beginners day ensures that you will bypass most of the obstacles and blank days that most fisherman encounter. After the day you will be confident and competent enough to take on any fishery.

Topics covered will include:

  • Tackle choice for every fishing situation.
  • Line profiles & their usage.
  • Leader material & the knots required.
  • Safe assembly of rod, reel & line.
  • Basic casting technique.
  • Fishing approach for small stillwaters.
  • Retrieving.
  • Playing of fish. (Hopefully)!

From £250 per day, plus travelling expenses.

‘Advanced’ bank fishing day…

Standing on a bankside scratching your head… wondering what to try next whilst watching others catch fish after fish? Sound familiar?

This is the day for you. You will learn all the advanced casting and fishing techniques that you require and improve your catch rate.

Tuition in advanced bank technique, includes:

  • Tackle appraisal.
  • Advanced casting techniques.
  • Single and Double Haul.
  • Reverse cast.
  • Retrieves.
  • Fly selection.
  • Arc fishing

From £250 per day, plus travelling expenses.

River fishing…

Why not spend a day with Hywel on one of the beautiful Welsh rivers?

Hywel can be your guide for Trout and Grayling on the Severn, Wye and the Welsh Dee which offer fantastic fishing both through the summer and winter months.

The day would cover all casts needed to effectively fish for these elusive fish:

  • Reach mend
  • Aerial mend
  • Tuck cast
  • Cut cast
  • Snake roll…and loads more!

Also learn:

  • CZ nymphing using the new revolutionary braid system
  • Duo, Trio and Quado New Zealand style of fishing
  • Dry fly fishing.

From £250 per day, plus travelling expenses.



Boat fishing…

If you think that fishing a large reservoir is beyond you, or you are intimidated by such an expanse of water then why not let Hywel show you the ins and outs of boat fishing.

He will cover all the tactics you need to tackle any reservoir: from top of the water, right through to fast sunk line methods. You will learn all the modern techniques that are at the cutting edge of this sport.

Being a competitive angler allows Hywel to keep his finger on the pulse – and he is more than happy to share his wealth of knowledge. The only drawback to this is that you might find yourself suffering from information overload!

Of course, there are many fishing guides in this country, but Hywel is unique in being able to iron out any casting faults you might have, as well as teaching you all you need to know about reservoir fishing.

Hywel has competed in Home Internationals for the past 18 years, which means he has an in-depth knowledge of most of the large reservoirs in the UK including:

  • Brenig – North Wales
  • Llandegfedd – South East Wales
  • Llysyfran – South West Wales
  • Rutland Water – Midlands
  • Grafham Water – Midlands
  • Chew Valley – South West
  • Blagdon Lake – South West

‘Beginners’ boat fishing day…

This is ideally suited to the fisherman who has never ventured afloat before and by the end of the day you will have enough confidence to go boat fishing on your own.

The day will cover the following:

  • Tackle requirements, including rods, reels, lines, leaders and flies.
  • Casting instruction & tuition.
  • Boat handling & safety.
  • All the basic boat fishing techniques required to fish a large reservoir… from dry fly to nymph and sunk line fishing.

Prices from £250 per day, plus travelling expenses.



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