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Brian McGlashan, fly fishing instructor

Brian McGlashan has been fishing for over 30 years. 10 years ago he qualified as a game angling instructor.

Name: Brian McGlashan
Website: www.flyfishscotland.co.uk
E-mail: brianfishing@msn.com
Phone: 07801029501
Qualifications: APGAI, L2CCA, IFFF MCI/THCI/CBOG
Instruction: Single Handed Fly Fishing
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: No

Brian has fished extensively throughout the UK and West Coast of Ireland for Trout, Salmon and Grayling. The lochs, Loughs, Stillwaters reservoirs and Rivers all bring their unique challenges. That’s where experience and technique play an enormous part in having a successful and enjoyable day’s fishing.

Allan Sefton fishing

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Allan Sefton fly fishing instruction

Allan Sefton lives in Hemingford Abbots, a pretty Cambridgeshire village, which sits on the banks of the Great Ouse. Grafham Water, one of the best trout lakes in Europe, is five miles away.

Name: Allan Sefton
Website: www.allanseftonfishing.co.uk
E-mail: allan.sefton.fishing@ntlworld.com
Phone: 07850 759751
Qualifications: GAIA, L2CCA
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: No, but can be recommended

You cannot fly fish until you can cast… but being able to cast does not mean you are an expert fly fisher! It takes time and practice but personal, one-to-one tuition quickly turns the beginner into a rapid learner.

Allan is also the author of best-selling fishing books “Getting Started at Fly Fishing for Trout” and “Salmon Fly Fishing”.

He’s a regular contributor to Trout and Salmon, the UK’s best selling game fishing magazine.

Total Fly Fishing

The Total Fly Fishing Company is an expert in advising specialist fly fishing and tackle information, and provides tuition in all disciplines.

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Total fly fishing instruction

Name: David Griffiths
Website: www.totalflyfishing.co.uk
E-mail: david@totalflyfishing.co.uk
Phone: 01747871695
Qualifications: APGAI, STANIC, GAIA
Instruction: River, Lake
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: Yes

With expertly tailored trout and salmon casting instruction for individuals or groups, the total fishing company offer great tuition to improve the levels of anyone’s casting.

They offer salmon, trout, sea trout and other game species fishing, and also saltwater flyfishing at home and abroad. Tuition can be held on Lake or Chalk stream guided trout and river Grayling flyfishing in Wiltshire and Hampshire, England.

At Total fishing company there are always Speycasting and salmon fishing specialists on hand which also hold bespoke residential guided salmon fishing holidays. They hold trout chalkstream flyfishing corporate days on the Rivers Test,Itchen, Kennet, Nadder and Anton.
They can also offer advice on trout and salmon fishing tackle choice.

Chris Bright Flyfishing

Area of Operation: Stillwaters and rivers throughout Hampshire,Test Valley,Dorset

Chris Bright, fly fishing instructor

Chris Bright, fly fishing instructor

Fly fishing with Chris and Candy Bright

Fly fishing tuition (single handed rod) for complete beginners up to level 2 instructors.  Guided days for individuals or groups.  Full corporate days at selected venues.

Name: Chris Bright
Website: http://www.chrisbrightflyfishing.co.uk/
E-mail: cbrightflyfishing@tiscali.co.uk
Phone: 07762183583 / 01590671893
Qualifications: GAIA, L2CCA
Instruction: River, Lake
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: No

Fly Fishing for brown trout on small streams

One of the most luring things about a blog is its design and how well maintained it is, here’s one which I found pretty interesting.

The blog consists of Richard Barrett writing a daily diary on his ventures to the small streams around England. Posting quality pictures and updates of his days on the bank, Richard lets in on some of his most successful dry fly patterns and techniques of how to catch those unsuspecting trout. His knowledge and understanding of the small streams provides a good read for the small stream addict or the hardened reservoir fisher. His tips on fishing the Dry fly could help you catch your personal best  trout or grayling!

Richards blog shows dedication and perseverance to the sport and willingness to share his ability and experiences with others. Keep an eye out on the blog for some tackle  reviews, the most recent being one of our own Airflo fly lines.

Here’s the link – http://www.smallstreambrowntroutfishing.blogspot.com/

    

Written by Kieron Jenkins

Justin Connolly Fly Fishing

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Fly fishing with instructor Justin Connolly

“For beginners I would recommend an introductory 2 hour session where you will be taught the basic principles of fly casting.

More competent anglers can take advantage of learning new casting tecniques or just iron out your casting faults.

Name: Justin Connolly fly fishing
Website: www.justfishin.co.uk
E-mail: justin@justfishin.co.uk 
Phone: 07810 870224/ 018730 830800
Qualifications: GAIA Trout UKCC Level 2 Angling coach
Instruction: Single Handed Fly Fishing, double handed qualification
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes – River Usk and Tribs. Local Stillwaters
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Can be arranged
Onsite Shop: no
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: Can be arranged on request at the Bear Hotel

Just lives just outside Abergavenny. He is a GAIA single handed instructor who has also qualified in double handed casting. Justin is a member of the Gwent angling society, and a committee member and conservation officer for the club. He is a member of the Crickhowell and district anling society, and the club instructor. He holds a Level 2 UKCC coaching licence for game angling.

If any accommodation is required, he has familly connections with the Bear Hotel Crickhowell where accommodation can be arranged.

Game Angling Scotland

Fly fishing with Alberto Laidlaw

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Fly fishing with Alberto Laidlaw

Alberto  is a qualified instructor based in Scotland in the city of Glasgow is a member and past Chairman of GAIA (Game Angling Instructors Association)

Name: Alberto Laidlaw
Website: www.gameanglingscotland.co.uk
E-mail: info@gameanglingscotland.co.uk
Phone: 7778526859
Qualifications: GAIA, APGAI, L2CCA
Instruction: double handed,single handed casting and fly tying
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: No

Alberto has proven his ability both to demonstrate and teach fly fishing techniques and methods. Tuition is offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels using structured methods designed to suit different levels of skill. Instruction is available on an hourly, half day or full day basis. As a full member of the GAIA Alberto is covered with full third party insurance to £5,000,000 for himself and anyone teaching with him.
Guiding is available on the rivers Clyde, Tay and Tweed and the Trossach Lochs especially the Lake of Menteith and Lochs Lomond, Katrine and Venacher

Licensed coach with the Angling Trust, Alberto is alsoFirst Aid trained and CRB checked

Rutland Fly Fishing Adventures

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Image source: rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.uk
Success with Rutland Fly Fishing!

Rutlland’s Rob Waddington boasts the Silver Award  for best visitor experience in the East Midlands.

Fun, interesting and  informative half days and full days, Rob offers his expertise for individuals, couples and groups.  He runs team building events including fishing from motor boats on Europe’s finest trout lake, Rutland Water.  There are 26 miles of shoreline and 3,500 acres of trout filled water.

Rob also teaches salmon fishing and spey casting, river fishing and predator fly fishing. His blog offers more detail on this, as well as an entertaining read!

Lakeside guest accommodation available by arrangement.

Website: www.rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.uk
E-mail: rob@rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.uk
Phone: 01572 722422
Qualifications: GAIA, L2CCA
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Guided Fishing: Yes
Instruction for Corporate Groups: Yes
Onsite Shop: No
Fishing tackle provided: Yes
Accommodation: Yes

Rob tells us:

If you’re new to fly fishing it can be so different from your preconceived idea of fishing. This is an exciting, active and fascinating branch of the sport.

My team and I can help teach you the skills and knowledge needed to learn to fly fish and help you to catch a trout or two!

Let’s go fishing; you’ll have the time of your life!

Rob Waddington
Owner, Head Coach and Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide.

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