Instructors in Scotland

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South West
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South East
Eoin Fairgrieve
Eoin Fairgrieve,KelsoEoin is the founder of 'Speycast' and has been professionally teaching fly casting and fly fishing for almost twenty years. He specialises mainly in teaching modern speycasting techniques in a relaxed and friendly environment at his Centre of Excellence near Kelso. 07715 977060
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West Central
Gary Scott
Gary Scott,GlasgowGary specialises in the double handed salmon rod with tuition in all casting techniques from beginners to advanced level for individuals, groups and corporate bodies. He hosts salmon schools in Scotland and Europe. Gary was World Spey Casting Champion in 2006. Qualifications: AAPGAI/SGAIC07734 387775
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East Central
Scotia Fishing
Perthshire & Central Scotland
Scotia Fishing,Perthshire & Central ScotlandAll aspects of single and double handed fly casting techniques with qualified single and double-handed SGAIC instructor Callum Conner. Mentored by Ex World Champion spey caster Callum is one of the rising young talents in Scottish fishing and a proud Loop Tackle Design ambassador/Akademi instructor.07415 974879
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West Coast
Spey Online
Spey Online,Being able to cast your fly over a salmon in all types of fishing conditions can be the difference between having a good day and a great day. Ian Gordon runs casting courses suitable for both beginners and improvers on the Spey. 07786 120436
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Roger Dowsett Instructing
Roger Dowsett Instructing,InvernessGAIC-qualified fly fishing instruction for trout and salmon on private waters. From a half a day introductory lesson to a week long course. No previous experience required. Guided fly fishing excursions.01349 830606
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North East
Jean & Tom Marshall
Jean & Tom Marshall,BrechinQualified Casting & Game Angling Instructors & Guides (SGAIC) (REFFIS). We cover the Esk, Dee, Tay and surronding rivers. Fishing packages arranged with guiding and tuition. Tackle hire available. Individuals, parties & corporate catered for. Female anglers requiring tuition please give Jean a call. Tuition by the hour, half or full day. We are based on the Kinnaird estate. 01674 810352 Mobile 07821 881990
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Twinpeakes,AberdeenshireWilliam and Alastair Peake AKA Twinpeakes, are both certified casting instructors, and offer fly casting instruction on the fabled Aberdeenshire River Dee. They operate a fly fishing school teaching all aspects of single handed and double handed fly casting, with professional structured tuition to suit all levels of ability and tailored to specific requirements. The school is ideally located in Aboyne on exclusive water, where they have access to both banks and are able to comfortably teach modern casting techniques in real life situations. They have some glorious pools to learn to cast on and there is always the opportunity to fish on after a lesson to apply your new skills to catch some Atlantic Salmon.Supported by Loop Tackle Design all tackle can be provided to ensure learning with quality balanced equipment.07814 279414
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Outer Isles
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APGAI - Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors
AAPGAI - Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors
FFF - Federation of Fly Fishers qualification (international)
FC - FishCoach. Licensed coach appointed by the Joint Angling Development Board (UK)
CCA - Certificate Coaching Angling. Level 2 is higher than 1
GAIA - Game Angling Instructors Association qualification. Level 2 is higher than 1
GAIC- Game Angling Instructor's Certificate
PAA - Professional Anglers Association
REFFIS - Register of Experienced Fly Fishing Instructors, Schools & Guides
SANA - Scottish Anglers National Association instructor
SGAIC - Scottish Game Angling Instructors Certificate
STANIC - Salmon & Trout Association National Instructor Certificate

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