Phil has been Fly fishing for over thirty seven years, his passion lies in fishing the rivers for Grayling, Trout and Salmon, however Phil can turn his Fly Fishing knowledge and skills to many aspects of the sport including Carp and Pike on the fly. The saltwater holds no bounds as Phil can be found on the Flats of Ascension bay each year targeting Permit, Bonefish, Snook & Tarpon. This passion combined with his teaching skills is why Phil can offer you the best in Professional tuition.
Currently based in Cheshire, Phil is one of a new breed of up and coming instructors. He holds the highest single-handed casting qualification in the UK and Internationally (APGAI – Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructor) and the Fly Fishers International MCI – (Master Casting Instructor). Phil is also qualified in Double Handed Instruction (APGAI and FFI THCI). He is an accredited Assessor & Mentor for the Game Angling instructors Association (GAIA), Mentor for the Fly Fishers International.
All of this and his dedication to the sport over the years had culminated in Phil being endorsed by some of the leading tackle brands within the industry. He represents Fulling Mill as one of their ambassadors and regularly writes blog reports and product reviews. Phil is also an International Pro guide for Sage,Rio & Redington brands.
Phil’s aim is to offer you the best guide service and tuition available and as a result will continue to develop his own skills within the Game Angling Instructors Association (GAIA) & Fly Fishers International (FFI)