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Fly Fishing for Beginners

2043 Buffalo River Road, Buffalo River, Victoria, 3737

If you have ever wanted to learn to fly fish, River Escapes can provide a fly fishing tuition tailored to your specific requirements. Fly Fishing for Beginners is at the rate of either one to one or one to two, and can either be half day, full day or weekend-long. Larger group sizes are possible with prior arrangement.

Their beginner workshops are another popular learning option. The tour includes gear use and set up, casting and line management, entomology and fly choice, fish behaviour and fishing in different waters, such as lakes and rivers.

A typical lesson involves theory stream side, and your newly learned skills will be taken on the water for the last half of the session. Half day includes drinks and snacks while a full day also includes lunch. Pick-up and return from your accommodation is also included.

What to bring: All gear is provided, but please bring a hat, sunglasses and appropriate clothing for the day. If you have your own equipment, you are welcome to use it.

Optional extras: Hand-made flies for the local and surrounding regions and the option to order the same equipment you used during the day (pricing upon request).

Type Indicative prices

Price depends on the number of people and duration of tour. Please contact for more information.

$275.00 - $600.00


Half day: Gear hire, drinks and snacks, local pick up. Full day: Gear hire, drinks, snacks, lunch and local pick up.

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River Escapes offers unique tours as they are both from a scientific and conservation background. Extensive knowledge of freshwater ecosystems and a member of the Professional Fishing Guides and Instructors Association.

River Escapes offers fly fishing lessons for all levels of experience, guided fly fishing for trout, guided fly and lure fishing for Murray Cod and Golden Perch.

From fly fishing beautiful high country streams, drifting a larger river for trout or Murray cod, or fishing larger waterways from a larger boat. River Escapes has the knowledge and know how to help you get the most out of your time on the water.

For those not after a fishing trip, scenic cruises of local waterways are also available from the boat.

For further information please contact River Escapes.

2043 Buffalo River Road, Buffalo River, Victoria, 3737

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