A Day on the River

We have three vouchers available:

A Day on the River Test

Fishing on the world famous chalkstream in beautiful surroundings

A Day on the River Test with a Fishing Guide

Making a special day that extra bit special

An Introduction to Chalkstream Fishing

Ideal for getting to grips with chalkstream fishing

A Day on the River Test

Fishing for a day on the River Test, the world’s most famous chalkstream. Anglers travel from around the globe to fish the hallowed waters of the river which is the birthplace of modern day fly fishing.

It flows through the beautiful Test valley in southern England, where the native brown trout thrive in the gin-clear water and are the ultimate quarry for the discerning fly fisherman.

Choose from one of the three price bands during the season. Voucher holders will usually be offered a choice of dates on The Parsonage but may be offered dates on other River Test beats of an equivalent standard depending on availability

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What is best about this day

To fish the River Test is the treat of a lifetime

This day is suitable for

A competent fly fisherman with some river experience

What tackle is needed

A standard trout fishing outfit

Clothing and footwear

Usual fishing clothing and footwear. Waders not normally required

Times

9.30am to dusk

Location

Stockbridge, Hampshire

Season

May 1 - October 15

Prices

Mayfly Period (mid May-mid June)

£265 per person Buy

Prime Period (May- July)*

£195 per person Buy

Peak Period (August-mid October)

£175 per person Buy

All prices are person/day. *excludes Mayfly period

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A Day on the River Test with a Fishing Guide

For those who have never fished the River Test it can be a daunting experience, but with a friendly and knowledgeable Fishing Guide at your side, the secrets of the chalkstreams will soon be revealed.

The Guides are all qualified instructors, so any casting ‘faults’ are easily rectified and questions answered. The Guides will bring a complete fishing outfit and flies, which the fisherman may use or not as he wishes. There is no extra charge for the use of tackle and flies.

Choose one of the three price bands over the season. Voucher holders will usually be offered a choice of dates on The Parsonage but may be offered dates on other River Test beats of an equivalent standard depending on availability.

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What is best about this day

A fishing day of a lifetime with a local expert at your side

This day is suitable for

An occasional or regular fly fisherman

What tackle is needed

None. All the tackle and equipment is provided though bring your own if you have it

Clothing and footwear

Usual fishing clothing and footwear. Waders not usually required

Times

Fishing: 9.30am to dusk Guide: 9.30am-6pm

Location

Stockbridge, Hampshire

Season

May 1 - October 15

Prices

Mayfly Period (mid May-mid June)

£565 for one.  £830 for two. Buy

Prime Period (May-July)*

£495 for one.  £690 for two. Buy

Peak Period (August-mid October)

£475 for one.  £650 for two. Buy

All prices are for a full day of fishing with a Guide who will provide tackle and flies at no extra charge. *excludes Mayfly period

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An Introduction to Chalkstream Fishing

This is the perfect introduction to chalkstream fishing at Bullington Manor, a tributary of the River Test and one of the best trout beats in Hampshire.

The course is run by an experienced Fishing Breaks instructor whose knowledge and skilful teaching will make this a truly memorable day.

The group is limited to just four and will cover all of the following, plus plenty of time dedicated to fishing itself.

• Tackling up for rivers
• Nymph vs. dry fly
• Tactics for brown trout vs. grayling
• What flies and when to use them
• Entomology in a nutshell
• Stalking and river tactics

Each day runs from 9.30am-5.30pm, with a break for lunch. There is a fully equipped Fishing Cabin and a wide choice of local accommodation in Stockbridge, just six miles away

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What is best about this day

Learning new chalkstream techniques

This day is suitable for

Anyone with moderate fly fishing experience

What tackle is needed

None; all tackle and flies are provided. Waders not required.

Times

9.30am - 5.30pm

Location

Stockbridge, Hampshire

Facilities

Fully equipped Fishing Cabin

Season

April 15 – October 15

Price

One Day Introduction to Chalkstream Fishing

£225 per person Buy


For further details please complete our enquiry form or e-mail info@fishingbreaks.co.uk

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CONTACT US

Fishing Breaks
The Mill
Heathman Street
Nether Wallop
Hampshire SO20 8EW

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www.fishingbreaks.co.uk

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