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Fly Fishing Lessons & Courses

Fly Fishing Lessons and CoursesFly Fishing Lessons and Courses

Farlows works in conjunction with the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre at Theale, Berkshire to provide the very best fly fishing tuition, with every level of ability catered for.

The Sportfish Game Fishing Centre is home to one of the UK’s leading small, stillwater trout fisheries – Haywards Farm Lake - and with casting platforms, boats and underwater wading platforms it is designed to offer the ultimate tuition experience.

Headed by Farlows Group Tuition Manager, Chris Hayward, with a team of accomplished instructors you will be in the very best hands whether you are a complete novice, want to learn to cast a salmon rod, catch your first trout or simply brush up your skills before your next trip.

Tuition Price List

We offer a range of different types of lessons and courses to suit everyone’s needs at any ability.


  • One-to-one adult fly casting lessons £50 per hour (can include up to two under 16s)
  • Group (2 adults) fly casting lessons £85 per hour
  • One-to-one under 16s lessons £25 per 1/2 hour, including one fish from Kingfisher Pond (subject to pond availability).
  • One-to-one under 16s lessons £20 per 1/2 hour (no fish).


  • One-to-one fly casting lessons £50 per hour
  • Group (2 people) fly casting lessons £85 per hour


  • One-to-one Speycasting lessons £50 per hour
  • Group (2 people) Speycasting lessons £85 per hour

Fly Tying Lessons

A sound knowledge of the basic techniques in fly tying is essential to the construction of quality fishing flies. Our lessons will teach you a tailored range of flies to suit your fishing interests and help you improve your skills. Lessons can be on a one-to-one or group basis.

  • One-to-one 1/2 day fly tying lessons £125
  • Group (2 people) 1/2 day fly tying lessons £225

One Day Stillwater Trout Course

£175 per rod (Rods strictly limited to three per course)

  • All-day instruction with an instructor.
  • A two fish ticket as well as catch and release fishing in the afternoon.
  • Lunch.
  • Tea and coffee during the day.

You may also purchase single tuition vouchers or group tuition vouchers online.

To book or if you would like further information please call 0118 930 3860