Guided Fly Fishing
in association with
- Fly Fishing Trips -
May to Sep 2012 | Up to
10 People Per Trip.
- Fly Fishing - The Derbyshire
June & July 2012| Up to 6
People Per Trip
Fly Fishing -
Jul to Sep
2012 | Up to 4 people
NEW!! Fly Fishing
Lessons at Blackdyke Trout Fishery in Norfolk
I am happy to announce
that I have recently added another great fly fishing location here in Norfolk from where I will be
running extrabeginners and improvers fly fishing
See details and dates
Fishing Norfolk (Blackdyke)
Trout Fishing Norfolk
Exclusive Private Lake in the Heart
available - May to Sept 2012 | Up to 10
People Per Trip.
These lakes are set in the heart of the rolling Norfolk countryside, where
you can relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this idyllic fishing
Blackdyke Fishery in Feltwell, Norfolk has just been opened to the
public and comprises of a terrific 8 acre lake that has in fact been established for several years.
The fishing is proving to be all you would want from a small stillwater; there are plenty of hard
fighting fish, all in the peak of condition.
it? Situated on the edge of the Norfolk fens, the fishery sits within
easy reach of Bury St Edmunds, with Newmarket to the south, Kings Lynn and Swaffam to the East,
Wisbech, Ely and Cambridge to the west. Contact me for
by air: Nearest Airports are London Stansted
Airport or Norwich Airport
What fishing gear to
bring: Your normal fly fishing gear (9‘ or 9’6”
rods and floating lines.)
Don't have any fly fishing
gear? We can arrange fishing gear for hire at
£10 per head (including: rod, reel & line,
nylon, 1 pack of flies, scissors and priest.)
For The Day: We start at 9.30am and you will be met at
the local inn and taken down the winding country lanes to the lakeside log cabin with all
Coffee will be served, followed by a
briefing by the lake and then a quick demonstration of the casts and tactics most likely to
succeed on the day.
Those of the party who fish regularly go off
to try their hand, while the less adventurous will have a chance to practice under the watchful eye
of Tim, your Instructor. He will take everybody to a suitable place to catch a
The fish in these lakes are hard fighting
Rainbow Trout and can be up to 3lbs in size; some even more than that.
A BBQ lunch will be served at 1pm followed
by more fishing until 4.30 when tea will be served and the catch weighed in.
To make this a fun day out, there will be
prizes for 'the best novice' and 'the best experienced fisherman', 'the biggest fish' and the
After this you can carry on fishing 'til
dusk or leave happy and contented.
How much does
it cost? £75 per person based on up to 10 people attending. (including:
refreshments, lunch, permits and tuition as required.) Reserve Your Place On This
Fishing Licence available if needed - @ cost.
NB. This trip would
make an excellent corporate fly fishing day.
Trout Fishing the Derbyshire Wye
Day trips available - June & July 2012 | Up to 6 People Per Trip
A day's guided fishing on the River Wye, covering all
aspects of dry fly and nymph fishing on a limestone river.
The Derbyshire Wye
is probably the most historic trout fishery in the north of England and one of the few rivers
in the UK that rainbow trout have naturalized. Here you will have a chance to catch brown
trout, wild rainbow trout and grayling.
Getting there by car
from the North: take the M1
south, turn off to Chesterfield at junction 29 and follow the A617 to the city and then take
the A619 to Baslow. Here take the B6012 to Rowsley. From the South, take the
M1 north to junction 28 then take the A38 to Alfreton and the A615 to Matlock. From Matlock
take the A6 for 6 miles to Bakewell.
Where will you be
fishing? You will be fishing on the Haddon Estate water, which runs from
the town of Bakewell through to Rowsely, some seven miles in all. The fishing is divided into
sections (beats) and you will be allocated a beat in the morning and changing over to another
one in the afternoon.
Who will be
taking care of us on the trip? Tim Gaunt-Baker or one of his staff will be on
hand throughout the day to advise you on the best tactics for the conditions. Like all our
trips we will also be there for any extra fly fishing tuition that you may
We meet at the
Peacock Hotel at Rowsley in Derbyshire, one of the famous fishing hotels
in England, for breakfast. This is followed by a briefing for the day, the hand out of fishing
maps and permits. Breakfast, and lunch on the
river bank are included and the
fishing will be from 9.30 am to dusk.
What fishing gear
to bring with you: 8’6" to 9’ rods, #4 and #5 floating lines plus your
usual fishing gear. We do have rods reels and lines available to hire should you need them at
£20 per head (including: Hardy's rod, reel & line, nylon, a pack of flies, scissors and
How much does it
cost? £125 per head for the day - based on 6
Reserve Your Place On This
Trout Fishing in Yorkshire
The Rivers Wharfe and Driffield
3 days fishing
trips - 14th to 16th June 2012 | 4 Places Available
will be staying in the heart of Wharfedale
The accommodation here will be on a Bed & Breakfast basis for the two
nights. Arrive on the Thursday morning at 9 am at Bolton Abbey car park where you will be
greeted by Tim Gaunt-Baker, who will introduce you to the rest of the group and be your
guide for the duration of the trip. Tim will give a short introduction as to what to
expect from the three days fishing trip.
Getting there by car from
London and the south, you take the motorway network to the A1M
to Junction 47 take the A 59 to Harrogate and onto Skipton. A detailed map from there will be available upon
booking the trip.
From the North and West, take the M6to junction29 take M65 motorway to Colne then take the A56/59 to Skipton A
detailed map from there will be available upon booking the trip..
1: We will be fishing for wild brown trout on the River Wharfe on one of the Bolton Abbey beats; we
will look at up-stream fishing the Dry Fly and Nymph, moving on to fishing the traditional Yorkshire Spider
patterns. We will carry on fishing for the evening rise, finishing around 7.30pm, then back to the
hotel and relax in the bar where the stories of the day's
fishing will no doubt be told.
Day 2: To day we will fish another stretch of the Wharfe further up river from Bolton Abbey. Here
the river meanders through the meadows of upper Wharfedale, each pool presenting a new challenge for the
Anglers. A chance to try out some of the techniques learnt from the previous day. We will be back in time to relax in the lounge and
recount the tales of the day’s successes.
Day 3: We will check out of the hotel after breakfast and travel south for a day's fishing on the
Driffield Beck, Britain's most northerly Chalk Stream. The fishing on this river is upstream for dry fly
or nymph only and stalking the fish is name of the game. You can fish here until 5pm and then you
can make your way back to the motorway network via the M62, half an hour drive away.
What to Bring: 8’ to 9’ rods taking 3# to 5# lines, waders and all your
usual fishing gear. As previously mentioned, rods reels and lines are available for rent if necessary for £20 per head
(including: Hardy's rod, reel & line, nylon, a pack of flies, scissors and priest.)
Reserve Your Place On This
How much does it cost? £450 to include; 2 nights B&B, Lunch, Guiding and River Tickets. An additional night
can be arranged at cost.