Fly-Fishing Term 3 2024

This six-week course will give you an introduction to the art of fly-fishing – learning to cast, choosing appropriate fishing gear, locating trout, as well as a fly-fishing session on a local river with members of the Wairarapa Fly-Fishing Club. 

Course Code: WAI-46471
Dates:  25th September – 30th October 2024 
Times: Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm – 8pm
Tutors:  John Pansters 
Venue:  Masterton Trust Lands Trust Education Centre
Cost:    $120

Must Enrol by: 20th September  Please note: this is a very popular course with limited places.

Payment required prior to course starting. Please enrol below and quote the course number #46471


Course Tutors:  John Pansters, and members of the Wairarapa Fly-Fishing Club

Participants will learn:

By the end of this six-week course, you will be able to:

• Apply the basics of fly fishing
• Choose the appropriate fishing gear
• Have an appreciation of the terms and use of language associated with trout
• Demonstrate practical aspects of casting, knot tying, tying of flies and stream craft
• Know which fly to cast into the water with a reasonable chance of catching a trout

Other Information: No fishing licence is required whilst doing the course but participants will need one if they wish to continue after the course is completed.

Pre-requisites (if any):   Participants should be confident in the water and be prepared to go into the water up to their knees. Please note:  This is a physical activity that involves an element of risk. While all possible measures are taken to prevent accidents or injury, please note that participation is at your own risk.   

Please contact for any further information you may require.