Fly Fishing Course April 2014

Beginners/ Improvers 1 day Stillwater Fly Fishing Course

Sunday 13th April 2014 from 9.30a.m. To 4.30p.m.

At Burton Springs Fishery, Burton, Bridgwater, Somerset.TA5 1QB.

This one day course is aimed at beginners wanting to give fly fishing a try or improvers who want to brush up on some core skills.

The course will cover:

  • Tackle and setting it up.
  • The roll cast and overhead fly cast with safety awareness.
  • Entomology and fly selection.
  • Basic knots used in fly fishing.
  • Fishing techniques.
  • Playing and landing fish.
  • Fish welfare when catch and release fishing.

Included for the day will be:

  • All tuition with qualified instructors.
  • Use of all equipment for the day if required.
  • Fishing permit for the day.
  • Tea or Coffee throughout the day.

All you need to provide for the day is an Environment Agency rod license which can be purchased online or purchased from a post office and any food you require, although the fishery does offer a selection of sandwiches etc. but these would need to be ordered on your arrival.

Also please bring clothing to suit any weather eventuality, a hat and some form of eye wear, polaroids or similar if you have any.

Cost for the day is £75.00 per person payable in advance to secure a place.

If you would like any further information or to book a place, please do not hesitate to contact Neil on 01761 472656 (evenings are best) or by email at