Fly Fishing Tuition
More than just an ideal fishing location for your holiday destination, Golden Cane Couples Retreat is an exclusive waterside accommodation owned by A1flyfishing.com.au Australia's No1 Discount Fly Fishing Tackle Specialists for their fly fishing courses and base for guided fly fishing trips
Anglers come from all over Australia to undertake fly fishing instruction at the Retreat. Garry Hambly is an accredited Fly Fishers International ( FFI ) Certified Fly Casting lnstructor and has introduced hundreds of anglers for more than a decade to the sport of fly fishing and also assists fly anglers in advanced instruction through a range of courses detailed on the A1flyfishing.com.au website, all courses can be viewed via the link below:
Simply add your chosen course to your accommodation dates at time of booking or phone us and we'll take care of your requirements.
Fly fishing may be something you've never had the opportunity to pursue, well here's your chance to start fly fishing by booking an lntroduction to Fly Fishing course with us during your stay. You'll be glad you did, being a fly fisher is more than a sporting pursuit, it's a treasured rewarding lifetime experience. If you have any questions or special needs please phone us and we can help with your requirements. 02 6654 8777 - 0412 271 365
lndependent fly anglers have a wide range of ideal fly fishing opportunities onsite, you can fish from the Retreat grounds or canoe the estuary and creeks or fish the flats that surround the lodge. Our location is known for it's abundance of saltwater species and to date 26 species have been caught from the waters that border the lodge. There's always a chance you'll add to the list which includes the regular catches of Bream, Whiting, Flathead, Trevally and Mangrove Jack. The beach is accessed via a footbridge only 150m from the Retreat and leads to excellent beach & rock fishing options. The main beach fishes well and is intersected by 2 tidal creek entrances while a very comfortable easily accessible rock platform offers further options.
Extended fishing options closeby include canoeing and bankside fishing for Australian Bass, while Trout options on the New England hinterland are only one hours drive from the Retreat, guided outings can be arranged. Boat owners and kayakers can launch from the Woolgoolga main beach boat ramp or venture on to a range of surrounding waterways within 30 mins drive which offer boat launching facilities. Bluewater outings can be arranged with local charter operators. Golden Cane Couples Retreat is unmatched elsewhere on Australia's east coast in delivering such a wide variety of fishing options from one single location.
Whether you attend a fly fishing course or undertake a guiding fishing trip or simply fish independently you'll be more than accommodated for within our wide range of fishing options on offer.