Fly Fishing courses for beginners in Scotland
Fly fishing lessons in a fully-equipped loch-side fishing cabin. We offer various fishing venues throughout Scotland. Learn the tips and techniques, about what type of fishing tackle to use. Learn about the most effective flies and how to read a river. You can fine tune your loch fishing techniques, and how to perform various casts with a fly rod.
In the afternoon session, we put theory into practice. The guests get on the water to try casting techniques, with the ultimate aim to catch a trout. Starting with the roll – cast and then to the overhead cast. These two simple fly casts are all you need to get you up and running.
The trout fishing venue where we hold these courses for beginners, is a beautiful, secluded trout loch 50 mins from Edinburgh. If you catch a trout, we can prepare it to take home and show off to friends and family. You may take up to a maximum of two fish home. The loch is one of the finest trout lochs close to Edinburgh. It is carefully managed, and has 3 acres of exciting trout fishing. All fishing is from the shore. The trout are easy to catch and hard fighting. Most trout are caught on the surface using small flies, imitating the natural insects that trout predate on.
Lunch can be included in a fully equipped lochside cabin. At the end of this exciting day, we will provide you with a certificate, and a baseball hat.
River Fishing courses – Dry Fly and Euronymphing
For those in other areas in Scotland, we have rivers and lochs to teach in various locations. If you prefer to learn the art of river fishing, we can deliver courses throughout Scotland, teaching both dry fly fishing and nymphing techniques. Our instructors for these courses have represented Scotland at international level for river fishing.
Last year 2020, we delivered courses in Aberdeenshire, Caithness, Inverness, The Highlands, The Borders, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Key learnings on this day
- Learn the graceful art of fly fishing with this full-day experience
- Tuition by Professional Orvis or Hardy endorsed fishing guides/casting instructors
- Learn the practical elements of fly fishing before casting a line
- Enjoy fishing on Scotland’s finest trout lochs
- Soak up the peaceful surroundings fishing from the bank
- Depending on your success rate, you can take home up to two fish
- And if you don’t make a catch, there’s still a certificate to show your friends