Youngsters Have Fun Learning to Fish at Raemoir

June 14, 2016

We held two events at the weekend in conjunction with Banchory River Festival. On Sunday, it was the turn of the youngsters as we held taster sessions at Raemoir fishery. Ghillies, Karl Revel and Graeme Simpson were on hand again as was Scott Macfarlane from Orvis. We were also delighted to have Scottish Fly Fishing Youth Team member James Hanncock, on hand to pass on his experience. James has really made a name for himself as a fly fisher and we are all proud to have a local lad representing our country.  Seven youngsters had a great time learning to cast a fly rod and fish a fly for trout. One of them landed a cracker of 2lb 2oz. So, a busy, but very rewarding couple of days. A big thank you to Ron Low and the team at Raemoir, which is a great place to get the kids started on their fishing journey.

If you are interested in any form of fly fishing, but don't know where to begin, drop us a line at info@riverdee.org or call 013398 80411


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