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Fly Fishing Lessons & Day Courses

Fly Fishing Lessons & Day Courses

Farlows of Pall Mall have three fantastic locations to assist individuals or small groups to learn and improve their fly fishing skills. Whether you want to learn to cast a salmon rod, catch your first trout or simply brush up on your skills before the next trip – Farlows can help!

Fly Fishing Lessons

  • Syon Park offers a great venue for those who want to learn how to cast. We can also offer instruction whilst fishing the lake so you can perfect your skills.
  • The River Thames at Putney is perfect for those who are learning how to use a salmon rod prior to a trip. A massive benefit here is the moving water, similar to what you’ll experience with future trips.
  • Sportfish at Haywards Farm provides a fantastic one-stop location for all disciplines of fly fishing, with a fully stocked trout lake on hand & casting platforms. Whilst visiting this location you can also take advantage of our sister companies tackle shop. This location also offers a number of stillwater day courses throughout the year, perfect for those who are learning to fish for trout - find out more »


  • One to one fly casting lessons £50 per hour
  • Group (2-4 people) fly casting lessons £85 per hour
  • One to one 1/2 day fly casting lessons £125
  • Group (2-4 people) 1/2 day fly casting lessons £225
  • One to one under 16's lessons £20 per hour

You can also purchase online a single tuition voucher or a group tuition voucher

One Day CoursesOne Day Courses

1 Day Stillwater Course at Haywards Farm Fishery – Price: £149 per person

Our one day stillwater trout fly fishing course is tailored for those of you who are new to fly fishing or would like to improve their current skills. This is a very practical day for you to spend with a Farlows or Sportfish instructor who will take you through the following: Fly casting, Stillwater fly tackle selection, Tackling up, Fishing knots, Fly fishing techniques, Basic entomology and how to play a trout once you have hooked it.

2016 dates available: July 9th, September 10th or 24th, October 8th or 22nd, November 5th
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1 Day Nymphing Course on the River Test at Wherwell – Price: £149 per person

This one day course provides a fascinating insight into how to fish a nymph. The focus of the day will be grayling but the techniques you will learn will be applicable to all manner of species and will hugely improve your understanding of this great technique.

2016 Dates TBC
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To book or if you would like further information please call 0118 930 3860 or email [email protected]