Welcome to West Country Fishing!
Based near Bristol, we provide fishing tuition and coaching for beginners, intermediate or advanced fisherman across a range of disciplines, whether it be Fly, Coarse or Sea Fishing. We Guide on the Bristol Water Reservoirs, Chew Valley Lake, Blagdon Lake and the Barrow Reservoirs as well as numerous lakes, rivers and streams in the West Country. Our local Fishery, Jacklands Trout Lakes are a short distance away and are ideal for coaching sessions!
We have access to the rivers Exe, Taw, Torridge, Dart, Yeo, Haddeo, Camel, Fowey Tamar as well as the North Somerset rivers and Somerset Levels drains and canals for fly fishing for pike. We have extensive experience of Fly Fishing for Bass in the Bristol Channel and seas around the Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset coasts and can guide you to some of the best Bass spots in the area.
A new service we are offering is Fly Fishing for Carp, this is an exciting departure from traditional carp fishing with baits, you can stalk your fish and catch it with a well aimed fly!
All our coaches are fully licenced, this means you are being coached or guided by an individual who has been assessed by either the Salmon and Trout Association, the Game angling Instructors Association (GAIA) or Sport England and passed the necessary examinations to hold their qualifications. We hold public liability insurance, are CRB cleared and are all qualified first aiders.
In these days of litigation, it pays to use the services of fully licenced and insured professional Coaches and Instructors. You can be assured that we have all the necessary qualifications and safeguards in place to provide you with this.
We firmly believe that you deserve the best, safest and enjoyable service when you spend your valuable time with us, we guarantee that you will have excellent service from us, or your money back.
We offer guided trips for individuals or groups, corporate days, stag days, enrichment days for schools and colleges and demonstrations for events and functions, in addition we provide Fly Tying tuition, cookery demonstrations and a personalised BBQ service from a qualified chef.