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darkbrowneggs

Fly fishing Tuition / holiday

Hi all - my brother who has worked very hard at his business for many years now was invited to a fly fishing day at a local club and thoroughly enjoyed it.  He is thinking it would be a good thing to take up, and I suggested some tuition, as I feel it is always best to start off right, than try and get out of bad habits later

I also suggested he maybe deserved a weekend away at a hotel with good food ( he is an excellent cook and enjoys nice food)  As he has worked so hard he can probably afford somewhere good, but his family and business are still demanding so it would need to be UK based.

Any suggestions from all you keen fishers out there as to where would have been the best place to start with the benefit of hindsight.  
(the fishing tuition is more important than the food and accommodation - though those would be a bonus)  

All the best
Sue
Border

Sue,

Take a look here....... Rutland Water.

http://www.rutlandflyfishing.com/tuition-a-guiding

Rutland Water is a great place to fish.

There are some fantastic country pubs with great food, not forgetting the B&B's i Rutland.

If he decided on Rutland, after his tuition, he would be in easy driving distance of the following fly fishing reservoirs Pitford, Grafham, Eyebrook .

Hope he enjoys it, where ever he decides.
Jonty

Sue,

never stayed there myself but I have read very god things about the Arundell Arms in Devon

http://www.arundellarms.com/

Failing that, if he'd rather head North, these guys provide great guiding/tuition and acommodation can be sorted to suit (if he likes good food, the Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey is a must visit.

http://www.yorkshire-dales-flyfishing.com/

If its a day on the river, remember that the brown trout season ends around the end of September.

Rainbow trout fishing on lakes can be done all year round.  If that's what tickles his fancy then somewhere relativel close to you with good fishing is Carsington Water

http://www.carsingtonwater.com/Fly-Fishing0049v01.htm

Guiding/tuition is available there and there are some cracking fish too.
Jonty

Forgot to add,

it's always worth having a couple of casting lessons before he goes, that way he'll get more time atually fishing in
Putnamsmif

The Arundel Arms does have a great reputation, and some fantastic fishing for trout, sea trout and salmon. Never been myself, but definitely one for the future.

Here's another fantastic looking hotel with fishing:

http://www.gliffaeshotel.com/
darkbrowneggs

Many thanks all - I have forwarded the suggestions on to him, in return he sent me this

 FIRST QUESTION:

YOU  ARE A PARTICIPANT IN A RACE. YOU OVERTAKE
THE SECOND  PERSON. WHAT POSITION ARE YOU  IN?





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ANSWER :  IF YOU ANSWERED THAT YOU ARE FIRST,
THEN YOU ARE  ABSOLUTELY WRONG! IF YOU OVERTAKE THE
SECOND PERSON AND  YOU TAKE HIS PLACE, YOU ARE IN SECOND PLACE!

TRY TO DO BETTER NEXT TIME.
NOW ANSWER THE SECOND QUESTION,
BUT DON'T  TAKE AS MUCH TIME AS
YOU TOOK FOR THE FIRST QUESTION,  OK?




SECOND QUESTION:
IF YOU OVERTAKE THE LAST PERSON, THEN YOU ARE....?
(SCROLL  DOWN)




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ANSWER: IF YOU ANSWERED THAT YOU ARE SECOND TO LAST, THEN YOU  ARE.....
WRONG AGAIN. TELL ME SUNSHINE, HOW CAN YOU OVERTAKE THE LAST PERSON??


YOU'RE  NOT VERY GOOD AT THIS, ARE YOU?


THIRD QUESTION:
VERY TRICKY ARITHMETIC! NOTE:
THIS MUST BE DONE IN YOUR HEAD ONLY.
DO NOT USE PAPER AND PENCIL OR A CALCULATOR.
TRY IT.


TAKE 1000 AND ADD 40 TO IT. NOW ADD ANOTHER 1000 NOW ADD 30.
ADD ANOTHER 1000. NOW ADD 20 .. NOW  ADD ANOTHER 1000.
NOW ADD 10. WHAT IS THE TOTAL?


SCROLL DOWN FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER.....




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DID YOU GET 5000?

THE CORRECT ANSWER IS ACTUALLY 4100...



IF YOU DON'T BELIEVE IT, CHECK IT WITH A CALCULATOR!
TODAY IS DEFINITELY NOT YOUR DAY, IS IT?  

MAYBE  YOU'LL GET THE LAST QUESTION RIGHT....  MAYBE...



FOURTH QUESTION:
MARY'S FATHER HAS FIVE DAUGHTERS:

1.      NANA, 2. NENE, 3. NINI,  4.. NONO, AND ???
    2      WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FIFTH DAUGHTER?



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DID YOU ANSWER NUNU? NO! OF COURSE IT ISN'T.
HER NAME IS MARY! READ THE QUESTION AGAIN!





OKAY, NOW THE BONUS ROUND,
I.E., A FINAL CHANCE TO
REDEEM YOURSELF:


A MUTE PERSON GOES INTO A SHOP AND WANTS TO BUY A TOOTHBRUSH.
BY IMITATING THE ACTION OF BRUSHING HIS TEETH HE
SUCCESSFULLY EXPRESSES HIMSELF TO THE SHOPKEEPER AND THE  PURCHASE IS DONE.
NEXT, A BLIND MAN COMES INTO THE SHOP WHO WANTS TO BUY A
PAIR OF SUNGLASSES; HOW DOES  HE INDICATE WHAT HE WANTS?




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IT'S REALLY VERY SIMPLE
HE OPENS HIS MOUTH AND ASKS FOR IT...
DOES YOUR EMPLOYER ACTUALLY PAY YOU TO THINK??
IF SO DO NOT LET THEM SEE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THIS TEST!


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PASS THIS   ON TO FRUSTRATE THE
SMART PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE!
HAVE A NICE DAY  


Mike
www.machinespares.net
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"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."   Thomas Edison




Caught me out on every single one   How did you lot do?

All the best
Sue

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