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Harvey's Point Country Hotel
One Day Course

One days training could be the best investment ever as you will be able to enjoy your fly-fishing to the full as you will cast with ease and confidence and be in control of your own technique. An opportunity to be shown the basics before you start will give you confidence to fish authoritatively and help you catch some fish.

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  • 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. - Introduction - in the Boat House
    Health and safety for safe fishing. Getting to grips with experience and expectations. Preparing to fish. Preparing to cast, Rods, Reels, Lines , Leaders, Knots, Flies and how they all link together. Casting and retrieve for fishing.
  • 8.00 p.m. - Leisurely Dinner
    Your instructor, Brendan Kerr (Qualified game Angling Instructor, member of Fly Fishermen's Federation) will be available for questions, answers, discussion, stories and expectations.


  • 8.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. - Leisurely Breakfast
  • 10.00 a.m. - In the Boat House
    Health and safety, Introduction to casting safely on the lawn. Connections between fly, line, rod, hand, arm, head, feet. Knots, How does it all work to achieve effortless casting
  • 11.00 a.m. - On the Lawn
    Developing and understanding basic casting technique on the lawn. Aim, to lay out a 40- 50 foot line on the lawn, in a straight line to target with reasonable precision accuracy and delicately.
  • 12.00 p.m. - On the Lawn
    Learning to shoot line and modifying technique matched to individual's learning curve.
  • 1.00 p.m. - Lunch
  • 2.00 p.m. - On the Lawn
    Mastering, developing and refining technique to shoot out line to targets, relative to individuals' progress.
  • 3.00 p.m. - Tea Break
  • 3.30 p.m.
    Dealing with different wind conditions
  • 4.00 p.m.
    Casting (Competition) to targets, shooting line as required
  • 5.00 p.m.
    Preparing for a fishing trip. Where, When, Specific individual needs re gear permits etc.
  • 5.30 p.m. - Close

If you need further information about fishing, contact Brendan directly by email or Mobile on: 0044 7879773394 or Harveys Point Hotel to Book