River Nith Fly Casting Course

Would you like to improve your casting skills on the River Nith in the Scottish Borders and fish for salmon.

Whether you are new to fishing or an experienced angler looking to improve their technique this three day course at the Friars Carse Country House Hotel will give you the information you need for a successful days salmon fishing.

The course will cover the following:
Which casts to use & when.
What to look for when fishing a river.
How to wade safely.
Fishing etiquette.
Fishing Equipment and flies to use.
Fly tying.

Tuition will be one to one and group sessions with Game Angling Instructors Ian Griffin (APGAI/GAIC) and Pat Stevens (APGAI/GAIC)

There is a maximum of four places available on each course.
Price includes accommodation breakfast, dinner, tuition, fishing permits and a packed lunch on each day. Equipment is available if required.

Dates available:

Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th September, arrive Sunday 4th. Price £765pp.

Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th November, arrive Sunday 6th. Price £795pp.

Friars Carse Country House Hotel and Salmon Fishing Beat
Set in a 45 acre Dumfriesshire estate including woodland extending down to the banks of the River Nith. Friars Carse has 21 bedrooms many with spectacular views across the hotel lawns which lead down to the river. The hotel enjoys 1.5 miles of fishing.

For more information and to book a place please contact

Ian Griffin on 07760 884450 or email cheshireflyfish@ymail.com

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