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Tel: 07922-126154

2021 Beginners Fly Fishing Course Dates and AW Boat Handling Course Dates available now ...   for more information please see below on this page ...

Game - Beginners Fly Fishing and Improvers Days 2021

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If you want to start fly fishing or are already on your way, our fly fishing courses will help you get to grips with the basics. The courses are run throughout the year, on weekdays and at weekends.

Experienced and qualified Angling Trust instructors offer a full day’s tuition and cover the skills and tactics which the beginner needs to learn. 

All equipment and licences are provided. If you have your own tackle, please bring it. We can assess its suitability for reservoir fishing. We will discuss, demonstrate and teach you:

Tying Knots and Leaders
Fly selection and Fly-tying
Tackle selection
Basic fishing techniques

We will cover all this in the morning and spend the afternoon putting your newly acquired knowledge into practise. The cost including refreshments and a light lunch is £88.00 for an adult, £67 for juniors (14 to 17 years). Find a suitable date and then book a course by calling the fishing lodge at your chosen venue. There will be a maximum of six students on any course. On completing the course you will be entitled to buy a Starter Season Permit – an offer only available to our students. The cost for the AW Boat Tuition course is £52.00, based on two anglers sharing the boat. To see more about AW Boat Tuition, please click here.

The courses will be available at Rutland, Grafham and Pitsford waters, with the day starting at 10.00am. To book on one of these very popular courses, please call the fishing lodge of your preferred venue, Rutland Water on 01780 686441 or Grafham Water on 01480 810531 or Pitsford on 01604 781350.

Rutland Water

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March 2021
Saurday 6th March
Thursday 11th March
Saturday 20th March
Thursday 25th March

April 2021
Saturday 10th April
Saturday 17th April
Thursday 22nd April
Monday 26th April - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 24th April

May 2021
Wednesday 5th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 8th May
Friday 15th May
Tuesday 18th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Thursday 21st May
Wednesday 26th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Sundayday 31st May

June 2021
Saturday 6th June
Friday 12th June
Wednesday 16th June - (Boat Handling Course)
Thursday 18th June
Monday 21st June - (Boat Handling Course)
Wednesday 24th June
Monday 28th June - (Boat Handling Course)

July 2021
Tuesday 6th July - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 11th July
Tuesday 14th July
Monday 19th July - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 26th July

August 2021
Sunday 15th August
Monday 9th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Monday 23rd August - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 29th August

September 2021
Friday 3rd September
Sunday 5th September
Saturday 11th September
Tuesday 14th September - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 19th September
Wednesday 22nd September
Tuesday 28th September - (Boat Handling Course)

October 2021
Friday 1st October
Saturday 9th October
Wednesday 13th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 15th October
Monday 18th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 24th October
Tuesday 27th October

November 2021
Monday 1st November - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 7th November

December 2021
Sunday 5th December

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Grafham Water

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February 2021
Sunday 21st February
Saturday 27th February

March 2021
Sunday 14th March
Friday 19th March
Wednesday 24th March

April 2021
Saturday 3rd April
Wednesday 7th April
Friday 16th April
Sunday 25th April
Tuesday 27th April - (Boat Handling Course)

May 2021
Sunday 2nd May
Tuesday 4th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 9th May
Monday 17th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 22nd May
Tuesday 25th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 28th May

June 2021
Sunday 6th June
Monday 7th June - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 8th June
Saturday 12th June
Tuesday 15th June - (Boat Handling Course)
Tuesday 22nd June - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 25th June
Wednesday 30th June - (Boat Handling Course)

July 2021
Sunday 5th July
Friday 10th July
Thursday 16th July
Fridayday 31st July

August 2021
Tuesday 3rd August - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 8th August
Saturday 14th August
Tuesday 10th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 28th August

September 2021
Sunday 12th September
Monday 13th September - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 17th September
Thursday 23rd September

October 2021
Sunday 3rd October
Sunday 10th October
Monday 11th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Thursday 14th October
Tuesday 19th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 23rd October
Tuesday 26th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 29th October

November 2021
Tuesday 2nd November - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 5th November

December 2021
Saturday 4th December

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Pitsford Water

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March 2021
Sunday 7th March
Saturday 13th March
Sunday 21st March
Saturday 27th March
Wednesday 31st March

April 2021
Tuesday 13th April
Sunday 18th April
Wednesday 28th April - (Boat Handling Course)

May 2021
Saturday 8th May
Wednesday 19th May - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 23rd May
Saturday 29th May

June 2021
Tuesday 8th June - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunday 13th June
Sunday 20th June
Thursday 24th June
Tuesday 29th June - (Boat Handling Course)

July 2021
Monday 5th July - (Boat Handling Course)
Sunay 11th July
Friday 16th July
Saturday 24th July

August 2021
Sunday 1st August
Wednesday 4th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 7th August
Friday 13th August
Wednesday 11th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Tuesday 24th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Friday 27th August

September 2021
Thursday 9th September
Wednesday 15th August - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 18th September

October 2021
Saturday 2nd October
Friday 8th October
Tuesday 12th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Wednesday 20th October - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 30th October

November 2021
Wednesday 3rd November - (Boat Handling Course)
Saturday 6th November

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