Learn fly fishing, casting, the Spey cast "Fly fishing made easy" schools and courses

Fishing instructor, fly fishing tuition and fishing trips based in Scotland. Salmon and trout fishing advice, flies and articles.
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Spey casting, single handed casting and fishing tactics

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You don't have to be a good caster to catch fish, but you must become good you want catch more fish!

Learn to Spey cast, roll cast, underhand cast, switch cast, snake roll and overhead cast with a double handed rod efficiently and easily. Floating lines, sinking lines and shooting heads.

Trout casting with a single handed rod, double haul, single hauls, roll casts, Spey casts, underhand casts, dry fly presentation techniques such as reach cast, curved cast, slack line cast, tuck cast and lots of other practical fishing casts. Good fly casting makes fishing a pleasure, the secrets for success are smooth accelerations, good stops and precise timing. Anyone can do it and believe me, the fish appreciate good, quiet presentation.

"Casting made easy" so my friends say! Details of several of these casting techniques are included on other pages. Private tuition, one-to-one tuition and group tuition can be provided at Pitlochry or elsewhere. Friendly instruction is available for individuals or small groups and is fully flexible to suit your wishes, aspirations and ability. Download the brochure for more details.

Beginners or experienced anglers of all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by a responsible fee paying adult and there is a physical limit concerning a child's ability to control a fly rod with one hand. Usually a normal childs physic at about age 11 is early enough but of course there are a few exceptions! A wide range of rods and tackle is available for use during lessons or preferably, you can bring your own. Spey casting, overhead casting and a host of other techniques to equip you for fly fishing across the World. Booking by the hour for up to six persons at a time.

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Fly fishing instruction in Scotland

Tuition and fishing packages are available, these may include accommodation, fishing, tackle hire and transport and each is expressly tailored to suit your requirements. High quality river and loch fishing for salmon and trout, grayling, pike and occasionally charr. Group (minimum 4 persons) - structured weekend courses can be arranged for both trout and salmon fishing. The syllabus includes a full range of casting and fishing subjects. Accommodation, tackle, waders etc. can be provided. Contact me for details.

Large groups or corporate "angling experience" sessions give the inexperienced an insight into the world of fly-fishing and the opportunity to catch beautiful wild trout in lovely surroundings. Private courses for groups of friends are popular and gift vouchers make the ideal present for the fisherman who has everything.

For more experienced anglers, guided trips to some excellent beats for Atlantic salmon or wild brown trout with expert advice and tuition as you fish.

Also a range of illustrated fishing talks and fly-tying demonstrations - ideal for those cold winter nights and suitable for groups, angling clubs or like gatherings.

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