Get Fishing | Fly Tying 900x600

Get Fishing with Fly Tying sessions in Holcot, NN6 9SP

1 December 2022 7:00 PM - 1 December 2022 9:00 PM
The White Swan, Main St, Holcot, NN6 9SP
Open to all

Get Fishing events are fun, friendly and safe fishing sessions for families and all abilities

This Get Fishing event is for fly tying sessions in Northampton run by the Northampton Fly Dressers Guild to show everyone how to tie fishing flies – this is for all ability levels from beginner up to intermediate level.

Fly tying is the way of making fishing flies mostly used to catch trout, salmon and grayling in rivers and lakes as well as some predator and sea fish.

Run by the Northampton Fly Dressers Guild these are a fun, enthusiastic group of fly anglers who also get together to help each other tie fishing flies

The Northampton Fly Dressers Guild offer you:

  • Social fly tying in an attractive village pub near Pitsford Water
  • Tuition with fly fishing and casting for beginners to intermediate level

The group meet on the first and third Thursday evening of the month and each session focuses on tying one particular type of fly, depending on what interests the group have. Check their Facebook for dates and details:

Booking Information: Just turn up!

Cost: Completely FREE but if you would like to come to join in regularly, you’ll need to join the UK Fly Dressers Guild.

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: The White Swan, Main St, Holcot, NN6 9SP

Type of Fishing: Fly tying

Perfect for: Families and kids of all ages and experience levels. People under the age of 18, or vulnerable people under 21 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Disability information: Volunteers and coaches at Get Fishing events are provided with essential best practice guidance on working with and planning events for disabled and mobility impaired people. Please check with the venue contact about the facilities available.

Covid-19 Guidelines: If you have Covid-19 symptoms, please do not attend. Walk-ons will not be accepted. Appropriate distancing measures will be in place and any equipment requiring cleaning will be cleaned in between sessions. Please see latest Government guidelines here.


The White Swan Public House, Holcot Main Street, Holcot NN6 9SP
01604 781 263


James Roche
Angling Development Manager (North & East)
Angling Trust
07791 786 251
[email protected]

The Angling Trust’s ‘Get Fishing’ campaign is proudly supported by
Shakespeare, Exclusive Tackle Partner and Angling Direct, Exclusive Retail Partner
as we all work towards getting more people fishing, more often.

The Get Fishing campaign to get more people fishing more often is funded by the Environment Agency from fishing licence income as part of the National Angling Strategic Services contract with the Angling Trust, and Sport England. Children under 13 do not need a licence, and licences for children aged between 13 and 16 are free but you still need to register and receive a licence in order to go fishing. You can get a licence for the full year, for 8 days (ideal for holidays!) or just a day’s fishing.

NOTE: Although young children who are under 13 year old do not need a licence to fish, the person supervising them needs the proper fishing licence to take hold of the rod or to help the child fish with it.



The White Swan, Main St, Holcot, NN6 9SP

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