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» The Devon School of Fly Fishing

Pete Tyjas Fly Fishing Instructor

Pete Tyjas is one of the few full time fly fishing instructors in the UK. He runs the Devon School of Fly Fishing located at the Fox and Hounds Hotel in Eggesford, Devon.

Pete holds the AAPGAI qualifcation considered to be the hardest and most sought after casting and fishing qualification in the UK.

The ethos of Pete and his team of instructors is to make the learning process fun and easy to understand. He feels that it is important to learn how to cast because if you are able you can fish for the rest of your life! He believes in showing you the mechanics of casting so that you understand how the casts work but also importantly that if a cast goes wrong you able to put it right.

The Devon School of Fly Fishing has its own lake that is located behind the hotel. This is the ideal location to learn to fly cast along with the 9 miles of fishing for trout, sea trout and salmon that the fishing school can offer.

The Fly Fishing School has taught many, many people of all ages and abilities to fly fish and the large numbers of returning guests speaks volumes about the hard work the instructors put in.

Fly Fishing in Devon