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Fly fishing tuition is available by arrangement. The tutor, David Oversby, draws upon many years of experience in fly fishing and teaching in the Yorkshire Dales and is known for his patient, calm manner. The tuition, tailored to your requirements, can cover:

  • casting techniques, both overhead with the trout rod and spey casting with a salmon rod as well as the double spey cast off the right and left shoulder
  • catching methods such as floating lines, sinking lines
  • different retrieves
  • how to recognise what's hatching
  • where to cast

Salmon fishing tuition can also be provided, this will involve a river trip which can be organised by the tutor.

Tuition Fees

£16 for one hour's individual tuition (this includes the site fee.)

£12 for each additional hour on the same day (you can split the hours so you can have a practice in between.)

Add £6 per hour for each additional person.


Please contact us about salmon fishing river tuition.

Demonstrating spey casting.
Dave Oversby demonstrating the spey cast .
Demonstrating spey casting.
The Catch.






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Fly fishing Tip

The fish will come up from the depths to take a dry or buzzer. It is good buzzer water.

Helwith Bridge Fly Fishery

David Oversby
10 Laburnum Cottages
via Carnforth

015242 41696
07790 184641
(Phone anytime for current conditions)



Opening Hours:

Open all year, 7 days a week
8.00 am till Dark