Locations range from the classic English chalk streams such as the River Test, Itchen, Wylye, Avon and Kennet in the South of England quite near to London, to the very special limestone rivers River Wharfe, Ure and Aire in the Yorkshire Dales, up to the famed rivers and lochs of Scotland.
The spectacular Welsh rivers Wye, Severn, Usk and Dee offer superb fly fishing as do the beautiful Lake District rivers Eden and Eamont.
The Derbyshire Peak District has its own place in angling history with Izaak Walton (author of “The Compleat Angler”, first published in 1653), having fished on the Rivers Dove and Wye.
In the Midlands there are excellent trout fly fishing locations to the north, south, east and west of the Birmingham area. These include to the north the rivers and lakes of Derbyshire (mentioned above) and the famous East Midlands reservoirs – Rutland Water and Grafham Water.
To the south are the Cotswolds which offers the charming River Coln flowing through picture-postcard perfect English countryside, as well as other excellent trout lake and river locations, and to the west is Wales where fabulous fly fishing is to be had.
In the South West of England, the rivers of Devon provide some very enjoyable fly fishing for Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon.
Scotland is most famous for its Atlantic Salmon fishing but many rivers and lochs there also provide superb fly fishing for Brown Trout and Sea Trout.
Excellent still water fly fishing is also available in the mountain tarns (small mountain lakes) for wild Brown Trout, and stocked lakes and reservoirs for Brown and Rainbow Trout.