Fly Fishing Lessons, Tuition, Courses – Midlands Fly Fishing

Want to start fly fishing or advance your skills and catch more fish? Professional fly fishing lessons & courses, with International Federation of Fly Fishers Instructor Steve Yeomans are the answer! Fun, relaxed and informative, our fly fishing tuition is designed to help you achieve!

Fly Fishing Lessons

Fly Fishing Lessons

We provide a range of tuition options to suit your needs and availability: –

Fly fishing lessons take place at picturesque Midlands and Cotswold locations, easily accessed from the counties of Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire. The major cities of Birmingham Manchester, London, Oxford, Cheltenham and Gloucester are within one hour’s drive time.

Find out more about Midlands Fly Fishing here. Scroll this page for details of our fly fishing lessons.

Fly Fishing Courses 2016

Beginners Fly Fishing Courses

Fly Fishing Courses

Introduction to Fly Fishing Course

The aim of our beginners fly fishing course is simple, help you learn to fly fish! Join a small group of like minded people who want to know how to go fly fishing confidently and catch trout on fly.

  • April – 23rd (FULL), 24th (1 place)
  • May – 7th (1 place), 8th (2 places), 14th(2 places), 15th (3 places)
  • September – 24th, 25th
  • October – 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th

River Fly Fishing Course

Designed to follow on from our introductory course and perfect for more experienced fly fishers, join us to learn how to fly fish rivers successfully and improve existing skills. Course fee is £125. Venue is the Derbyshire Wye. Duration 9AM – 5PM.

  • April 30th (1 place)
  • May 1st (FULL)

Beginners courses run 9.30am to 4.30pm at Loynton Trout Fisheries, located on the county borders of Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire. Price is £89 per person. This includes fishing fees, equipment, tuition, plus course notes and video to ensure you remember everything!

An awesome introduction to fly fishing! Thanks again Steve.

— N.Thomson

Fly Fishing Lessons for Lake and River

Stillwater Fly Fishing Lessons

Stillwater and River Fly Fishing Lessons

Personalised fly fishing lessons, are available all year. All options include fishing fees, any equipment required, tuition, plus course notes and video to ensure you remember everything!

For beginners, enjoy a valuable introduction to the skills of fly fishing. Benefit from 1-2-1 tuition and a lesson tailored specifically for you or your group.

For fly fishers with more experience, we help you improve your existing skills and learn techniques new to you! Please contact us to discuss your particular requirements. Some popular lesson topics with our clients are:

  • Fly fishing rivers
  • Fish location and what fly to use.
  • How to catch more and bigger trout.
  • Targeting species other than trout, e.g. pike fly fishing, carp on fly.

Lake Venues (available all year): –

Loynton Trout Fisheries, Staffordshire/Shropshire. Price – Full day £170, half day £100. Add a friend £75 per person. Bushyleaze Trout Fishery, Gloucestershire. Price – Full day £200. Add a friend £100 per person.

River Venues: –

River Wye, Derbyshire Peak District. Price – Full day £200. Additional people £100 per person. Season – April 1st to October 8th.Location – River Coln, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire. Price – Full day £250. Additional people £100 per person. Season – April 1st to September 30th.

I cannot recommend Midlands Fly Fishing highly enough. I had a great lesson, learnt loads and can’t wait to get back to the waters edge. Many thanks.

— John Wheeler

Steve, Thanks for an excellent day on the Wye yesterday. It was one of the most enjoyable days fishing I have had. It is a stunning location, I caught some great fish and most importantly I learned a lot about river craft and fly fishing technique under your guidance.

— Richard Bishop

Fly Casting Lessons

Fly Casting Lessons

Fly Casting Lessons

Not able to reach the fish? Keep getting tangles when casting? Cast landing heavily on the water? Casting inconsistent? These are common issues we help clients correct and more every day!

Good fly casting skills are a key aspect in presenting your fly well, helping you fish efficiently, effectively and enjoyably. Casting lessons are perfect for learning new casts or brushing up your casting skills. Tuition is available for all freshwater & saltwater fly fishing techniques including:

  • Overhead fly cast
  • Handling strong winds & big flies
  • Single and double haul techniques
  • Roll & Spey casting techniques
  • Advanced presentation casts for river & lake

Price per hour £30 for 1 person, additional people charged at £10 per hour. Available locations are Loynton Trout Fisheries, located on the county borders of Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire. Tuition is available all year!

I’m casting further, with less effort, thanks to Steve!

— A.H.

Midlands Flyfishing, 9 William Close, Forsbrook, Staffordshire, ST11 9AW, England
Tel: +44 (0)7901 744 869 | Email Midlands FlyFishing