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Introductory Fly Fishing on Rutland Water for One 11810892

5 out of 5 (based on 5 reviews)
Location: Oakham - Leicestershire
For 1 person
Valid for 20 months
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This fun and fascinating experience is perfect for any fishing enthusiast! You’ll start in a fully-equipped lakeside fishing cabin, where an expert will teach you all about the fishing tackle, the flies used, which fish to use the flies for and how to fish for them. You will also be taught how to read the water and how to cast a fly. You’ll then be able to put what you’ve learned into practice, as you fly fish for trout from the banks of the stunning Rutland Water. Depending on how successful you are, you’ll be able to take up to two fish home with you, which will be prepared and packed – and even if you don’t manage to catch anything, you’ll still receive certificates to show your friends! You will also receive light refreshments throughout the experience.

What's included?
  • Enjoy a fun fly-fishing experience for one
  • Learn from an expert fisherman who will teach you the essentials
  • Take up to two fish home with you, if you're lucky enough to get a catch!
  • Head home with a certificate
What do I need to know?
  • Your voucher is valid for one person
  • This experience is available on selected days from April to June and October to November
  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • This experience will last approximately four hours
  • You will share your experience with up to eight other participants and spectators are welcome
  • You are advised to dress according to the weather, i.e. waterproofs, jacket, hat, sunglasses and sun block in summer
  • Fishing generally takes place from the bank adjacent to the fishing cabin, but be aware that due to the vast size of Rutland Water, in certain conditions it may be necessary to follow the guide a short distance by car to a more favourable fishing spot
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Customer Reviews
5 out of 5 (based on 5 reviews)
5 out of 5 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Rutland trout
04 April 2017
Great instructor both factual and practical. Very easy to relax and enjoy the experience which was much more involved and skillfull than expected. Thanks to Rob for his expertise and guidance along with 'wit and repartee'??
Rich and sam
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Very Good Gift
06 October 2015
The day was very good well organised from start to finish and Rob the instructor was ace
Chris T
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
enjoyable gift
07 June 2015
Very enjoyable day and learnt a great deal. Did not catch a fish as too windy but atill enjoyed it. Will definitely give it another go sometime.
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Great fishing intro
04 May 2015
Rob Waddington made us at home and gave us the basics so that we could cast a fly and understood the concepts of fly fishing. His manner was excellent and we actually felt that there was a possibility that we would in fact catch a fish! Fishing then on the beautiful Rutland Water was great. I unfortunately went home with no fish. Will definitely return to have another go for a full day.
Pete Wilk
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Best fly fishing experience
05 April 2014
I have never done fly fishing before. This was a great introduction and explained really well. The teaching was very good and I had one to one tuition which was great. I spent about 1 1/2 hours being tutored in the use of the rod, lures, reading water conditions and the weather before we went out on the lake. The tutor was very good and helped me out a lot. He was great at watching me cast and showing me what to do to make it better. I got to spend about an hour fly fishing and caught a fish which we were able to take home (it tasted delicious!!)The whole family were made welcome, even our children enjoyed the day. We've all got the fly fishing bug now and look forward to doing it again.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Father's Day
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Introductory Fly Fishing on Rutland Water for One