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Early Season 2008

Saltwater Fly Fishing – At Home and Away……..

A unique opportunity to really understand the fastest growing and often least understood area of our sport in relaxed surroundings at The Peat Spade Inn.

The evening and following morning is presented by Howard Taylor of Upstreamdryfly, Justin Anwyl of and Peter McLeod of Aardvark McLeod. Justin is one of the UK’s leading saltwater fly anglers, a professional saltwater guide and bass enthusiast. Peter’s company are specialist in International fly fishing holidays worldwide. All three are fanatic saltwater fly fisherman with over 60 years combined fly fishing experience and they have been fortunate enough to have fly fished all over the world, literally, leading trips in search of the ultimate saltwater fly fishing experience, targeting both tropical and cold water species.

Friday 14th March, 6pm – Introductions (and a beer) at the Peat Spade Inn bar. 7pm – ‘Saltwater Fly Fishers Dinner’ – 3 superb courses in the Mayfly Mess private dining room with Justin, Howard and Peter. After dinner presentation and slide show on ‘Saltwater fly fishing in the UK and Farther Afield’.
Justin Anwyl on UK bass and USA stripped bass. Detailing target species, methods, understanding tides and feeding patterns, flies and associated fly fishing techniques.

Peter McLeod on International saltwater flyfishing… Destinations, methods, and how not to panic when you hook something enormous!

Informal Q&A session. Bed and breakfast at The Peat Spade Inn and The Three Cups, Stockbridge. All transport arranged.

Saturday 15th March, 9am – Coffee at The Peat Spade Inn, followed by a morning looking at saltwater fly fishing techniques and tackle with Justin and Howard. As well as answering any specific questions you may have the session will include:
• The opportunity to try the very latest Hardy and Orvis saltwater fly fishing outfits.
• Casting in the wind – the single and double haul.
• Setting the hook, playing and handling saltwater species.
• Boat etiquette – how to fish in a bonefish skiff and understand your guide efficiently.
• Saltwater knots and rigging.

Book now, cost £215 per person, Dinner, B&B, tuition and full use of tackle included. Limited to 12 persons.

To book please contact: 01425 403209

For further information:
Justin Anwyl at