John Coles' Fly Fishing School RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOPS


Enjoy a relaxing few days in the beautiful Central Tablelands and learn to fly fish. We stay for 2 nights in a comfortable fishing lodge with your own room. This weekend is for beginners and fly fishers with basic skills, but don’t worry it’s the perfect location so come along and meet some other fly fishers and a have a fun weekend learning some new skills.

Full accommodation all linen included, an open fire if it does get cold at night. Meet at the lodge on the Friday and depart mid afternoon on the Sunday.

Meals include 2 brunches, 2 afternoon teas and 2 dinners. BYO alcohol. All equipment supplied including waders. You also receive a set of course notes.
If you have a non fishing partner this is a great weekend for them to relax  and enjoy the countryside, they will have to entertain themselves durring the day.  This trip is limited to 6 fishers and possibly 3 non fishers.

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Get a group together and pick your weekend (or mid week) and learn to fly fish. (Stay 2 nights.)

We stay on a beautiful 1,000 acre working farm. The accommodation is in newly renovated train carriages. These cabins have been beautifully converted into 4 berth units. They are air-conditioned and have a full kitchen, lounge living area. with DVD and TV. The sleeping is in 4 berth bunk rooms, all linen is supplied including towels. Each unit is self contained and has a shower and toilet.
Carriages have a large a covered outdoor verandah with BBQ’s and seating, with great views over the countryside.

You will learn all about Fly fishing rods, reels and lines and other equipment. Learn to cast a fly rod with the basic overhead cast and roll cast. We will be fishing on the property which has frontage to Oberon Dam. You will learn about what trout eat and what fly to use plus other useful lake craft skills.

All basic fly fishing equipment is provided plus a full set of course notes. All meals and drinks are BYO.


To book your weekend call Rob 02 9907 0682.
If you wish to stay for longer this can be arranged.




Gift Vouchers are available for fly fishing lessons or trips. Just contact John and you can download a Gift Voucher. It's a perfect present.