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A Fly Fishing Devon Gift Voucher

makes a great Christmas, birthday, surprise present or way to say "thank you" at any time of the year.

We get enquiries from non-anglers wishing to arrange fly fishing for a friend or relative. This page is designed to answer most of the questions raised by people in this position.

Gift Ideas

  1. Fly fishing instruction for people wanting to start fly fishing or improve existing skills.

  2. Guided fly fishing for the more experienced fly fisher wanting a special day.

  3. Not sure what to buy? Choose an open voucher and let them decide.

  4. Need a voucher in a hurry? No problem. We can email you a voucher to print off.

Prices and Payment

  • To purchase a voucher we need the name of the recipient. We then email the printable voucher to you. We supply banking details and the voucher becomes valid upon receipt of payment. We can provide details for payments by cheque. We don't take credit or debit cards.

  • Please see our Prices for up to date costs of instruction and guiding. Prices do not include the cost of an Environment Agency rod licence and fishing permit.

Using the Gift Voucher

  • When purchasing a gift voucher, you do not need to book a date. The date chosen is by arrangement. Vouchers are valid for the remainder of the current season and the next season.

  • The season for wild brown trout in rivers commences 15th March and ends 30th September.

  • Our venues for river fishing are the West Dart and East Dart on high Dartmoor, near Two Bridges, or the River Yealm on the southern edge of the moor near Lee Mill.

  • On Dartmoor the fishing doesn't really start until it warms up a little in mid April.

  • This record of anglers' catch reports and comments for the River Yealm will help you plan your trip.

  • The Dartmoor fishery requires a reasonable degree of fitness, the Yealm is gentler.

  • These videos give a taste of fly fishing on Dartmoorand the River Yealm

Things to bear in mind

  • Anglers must obtain an Environment Agency (EA) rod licence before fishing.

  • With complete beginners we often recommend a lesson on a lake beforehand.

  • For your safety wear eye protection: sunglasses, polaroids. or prescription spectacles

  • What do I need to bring to an instruction or guiding session?

  • We can provide suitable equipment: rod, reel, line and flies etc.

  • Or you may prefer to use your own. Here are our suggestionsfor suitable tackle.

  • Chest waders are required for fishing on Dartmoor and the River Yealm. Stout walking boots or wellington boots are recommended for instruction on a lake.

  • Please bring a packed lunch and suitable outerwear - the weather is changeable on Dartmoor.