Gilly Bate Fly Fishing on the Southern Chalkstreams


Telephone: 07817 304232  E Mail:


 Gilly Bate has pleasure in announcing that she has entered into

partnership with Mat McHugh of  

World Wide Fly Fishing Travel Specialists

to create a new company for fishing around the UK on

the English Chalkstreams and freestone rivers

for brown trout and atlantic salmon.


Fly Odyssey UK 




Telephone: 07817 304232

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Individual day rods   

Premium Chalkstream Beats

Corporate Entertaining

Tuition to the highest level

Professional Guides


Superb accommodation 

Fabulous catering throughout your day            


Thursday May 5th Ladies Tuition day at Horsebridge Lake,

Bossington Estate

A delightful day of fly fishing for the ladies with full introduction to tackle, casting,

entomology, fly tying, trout behaviour and catching fish. Champagne prize for the biggest fish.

For beginners to intermediates.

All equipment supplied.  APPGAI instructors, All soft drinks/tea/coffee/cake.

£135 per person.   


Member of the Game Angling Instructors Association

Provisional member of AAPGAI

Pro Guide for Simms

CLA Game Fair Ladies UK distance winner 2013

Licensed Coach 


 We cater for the complete novice to the advanced wild trout enthusiast and have many years of first hand experience and knowledge of the chalkstreams.


Casting tuition is available at all levels on lakes across Hampshire with qualified casting instructors and licenced coaches.  All are fully insured, first aid certified and CRB checked.