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Best Flies For The River Dove

Best Flies For The River Dove

Located in the counties of Derbyshire & Staffordshire, the river Dove is famous for it’s prominence in the book “The Compleat Angler”. It’s an excellent fly fishing river and Charles Cotton’s “fishing temple” still overlooks the river. The fly fishing in the Dove is predominately for wild Brown Trout and Grayling and responds very well to all fly fishing methods. Flies for the Dove revolve around the usual mix of Olives, Caddis & Terrestrials. There can also be a bumper…

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Best Flies For The Derbyshire Derwent

Best Flies For The Derbyshire Derwent

The Derbyshire Derwent is 66 miles in length and is the longest river in the Peak District. From it’s source near Bleaklow it flows south before joining the River Trent south of Derby. The river has a more varied populations of fish that the Derbyshire Wye, the slower, silty sections in the southerly reaches provide ideal habitat for coarse fish whilst it faster running water in the northern half provide excellent opportunities for fly fishing. North of Darley Dale the…

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Fly Fishing Lessons – Up To 30% Off In Our Big Summer Sale

Fly Fishing Lessons – Up To 30% Off In Our Big Summer Sale

If you are looking for fly fishing lessons then now’s a great time to get it booked. We have up to 30% off our fly fishing lessons in our huge summer sale. This discount is available to those looking to book fly fishing lessons for themselves or for those who wish to gift the gift of fly fishing to someone else with one of our fly fishing gift vouchers. FIND OUT MORE >> When buying a gift voucher for a…

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Get The Gift Of Fly Fishing This Xmas

Get The Gift Of Fly Fishing This Xmas

Get the gift of fly fishing this Christmas with up to 30% off our gift vouchers. Recipients have a whole year to use the voucher and their fly fishing lesson can be taken on our beautiful beat of private Peak District river. Vouchers can be ordered online and all full day fly fishing lesson will also receive a selection of premium fishing flies. Order online here >> http://www.peaksflyfishing.com/buy_fly_fishing_gift_voucher.php

Connections – The Return Of The Atlantic Salmon To Derbyshire’s Rivers

Connections – The Return Of The Atlantic Salmon To Derbyshire’s Rivers

That jolt of electricity, the surge of adrenalin as a trout hits your fly. It’s that initial connection that trout anglers love. Younger anglers than me refer to it as “the tug” I as get older, another type of connection that has started to fascinate me, that of the connection of our rivers to the sea. Having been born and bred in the Derbyshire Dales this connection was never given a passing thought. We are not the most landlocked place…

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Fly fishing lessons for Xmas

Fly fishing lessons for Xmas

Looking to buy a gift voucher for a fly fishing lesson this Xmas? Check out our little video below showing the beautiful private river where our clients learn fly fishing. Remember all the permits for the fly fishing lesson are included in the gift voucher as well as al the tackle hire for the day. Buy a gift voucher online here >>

Fly Fishing Gift Vouchers This Xmas!

Fly Fishing Gift Vouchers This Xmas!

Christmas is a super busy time for us printing and posting gift vouchers for fly fishing lessons. Our gift vouchers for fly fishing lessons are valid for a whole year and can be used on our beautiful stretch of private river on the edge of the derbyshire Peak District. You don’t need to choose a date when booking a voucher for a fly fishing lesson, the recipient can choose the date at their convenience. We have different locations from small…

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Early Season Flies For River & Still Water

Early Season Flies For River & Still Water

It’s cold and frosty outside but the wild garlic will be starting to push up through the river bank in no time at all. We are busy preparing for this year’s fly fishing lessons in the Peak District. Checking tackle and stocking fly boxes ready for the off. Through March on the river we can expect the first few decent hatches of Large dark Olives whilst on the still water midges are likely to me the main hatch. On stocked…

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Fly fishing lessons in the Peak District & Derbyshire

Fly fishing lessons in the Peak District & Derbyshire

As the cooler weather has finally arrived we are starting to think about (and get excited about) the forthcoming season! Things always start to kick of with our fly fishing lessons in the Peak District & Derbyshire around March time as the first shoots of spring start to appear. If you fancy learning fly fishing this year you can book your fly fishing lesson online. Fly fishing lesson are available in the Peak District & Derbyshire on our private stretch…

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Peak District Fly Fishing Lessons November

Peak District Fly Fishing Lessons November

It’s been a mild few weeks out on the water. On the river, the surface activity has dropped off in line with the fewer hatching flies expected at this time of year. During our fly fishing lessons in the Peak District there have been sporadic hatches of large dark olives but most fish have been feeding down near the stream bed. Czech nymphs or heavy tungsten nymphs have proved most successful with caddis or shrimp patterns gaining the best results!…

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