Ladies Day’s With Gilly Bate Full
Thursday 5th May
A day out for the girls learning the fine art of fly fishing on the aquifer fed lake at the glorious Bossington Estate in Hampshire. The emphasis is on enjoyment of the sport however by the end of the day you should have a solid grounding in fly fishing and have confidence to join others for a day of fishing.
Fly Odyssey’s Gilly Bate will instruct throughout the day and teach the following:
Understanding the tackle and fly fishing kit, Knots and leader selection, basic entomology and fly choice, Fly Casting techniques, the trout and its environment, and hopefully all catching fish!
9.30 start with coffee breaks throughout the day (plus chocolate) with a fabulous lakeside hut. All equipment supplied. Lunch is not included. Cost: £135 per person. The day is suitable for beginners or for those wishing to improve’ – read more.
Saturday 4th June
An introductory day to Chalk stream fishing on the river Kennet Carriers for those wanting to take the next step. Learn how to stalk your fish, cast a line with skill and present your fly delicately to a rising fish. River craft and line management are the key elements in catching crafty trout but also an understanding of which fly to use is essential to increase your chances of success.
Gilly Bate will instruct along with professional guides to help you understand river fishing. All equipment supplied.
9.30 start with coffee breaks throughout the day. Lunch is not included. Cost: £195 per person. The day is suitable for those who have cast, caught and landed fish and who understand the basics of fly fishing – read more.