Terms & Conditions

Guided Fishing Trips

Full day guided trips are based upon seven (7) hours, including one (1) hour for lunch/break, and are charged at the rates outlined on the Guided Fly Fishing Trips page. Prices include rod, reel, flies, leaders/tippet where required. Waders can be supplied upon request and depending on stock. Prices exclude fishing permits and Environment Agency/National Resources Wales Rod Licence. 25% deposit is required for all guided fishing trips. See Deposits below.

Fly Casting Tuition & Lessons

Fly casting tuition and lessons are charged at the hourly rates detailed on the Fly Casting Tuition page. Travel expenses (£0.40 per mile) may be added to these rates should you require a lesson at a specific location.

Fly Orders

  • All flies are hand-tied to order and require a 100% payment upfront to confirm and commission your order.
  • Payments via PayPal, bank transfer, or cheque only.
  • No order dispatched until full payment is received.
  • Postage for all orders within the UK £2.99. International postage will vary.
  • Intended dispatch/turnaround times for all order is within 21 days, however, this may differ should a high volume of orders be experienced.

Group Events & Fly Tying Demonstrations

Group Events are charged ‘per instructor’ at the rates outlined on the Group Events & Demos page. Full day bookings are based upon eight (8) hours, including one (1) hour for lunch/break. Prices can include all rods, reels, flies, leaders/tippet where required. Waders can be supplied upon request and depending on stock. Prices exclude fishing permits and Environment Agency/National Resources Wales Rod Licence. 25% deposit is required for all group bookings. See Deposits below.

Fly Tying Demonstration costs are negotiable and are usually hosted at the group/club’s venue of choice. This venue must be agreed before the booking is confirmed.

Fishing Permits

Permits are not included in the costs of a guided trip but can be purchased on your behalf, prices for which are dependent on the beat being fished. Costs can vary between £10-£20 but will be agreed once your exact requirements are specified and will be added to the cost of your guided trip.

Environment Agency/National Resources Wales Rod Licences

You are legally responsible for the purchase of your own valid and up-to-date Environment Agency/National Resources Wales Rod License. Rod Licenses can be purchase online by clicking here.

Deposits

All guided trips require a 25% deposit to confirm booking. Deposits are non-refundable (excluding wash-offs, see below). Deposits to be made via cheque, PayPal, or bank transfer.

Outstanding Balances

All outstanding balances are to be paid prior to the completion of a casting lesson/guided trip.

Wash-Off Policy

Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing operates a Wash-Off Policy, whereby, should the guided trip/casting lesson be deemed unsafe due to high water levels, your trip/lesson can be re-schedule to a mutually agreeable future date. Alternatively, I will be happy to refund your deposit.

Lunch & Refreshments

Lunch can be provided upon request. Costs will be agreed once your requirements are specified and will be added to the cost of your guided trip. Light refreshments, including soft drinks and tea & coffee, are free of charge.

No Shows

If you are running late, please contact me as soon as possible. If there is no communication, I will wait up to one hour before deeming the day a ‘no show’. Deposit will be non-refundable.

Risk Assessments & Safety Briefings

A full risk assessment and safety brief will take place prior to each fly casting lesson, guided fishing trip, and group event. Safety/Polarised glasses and a hat MUST be worn at ALL times by ANYONE taking part in any of the above events. Should a guided trip/casting lesson be deemed unsafe for whatever reason, the trip/casting lesson may be cancelled.


Gareth Lewis Fly Fishing reserves the right to cancel any lesson/guided trip at any time due to weather/water conditions.
All prices are subject to change.