Dry Fly Casting retreat | With the Italian school of fly fishing

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As seen on sky tv, the famous Italian school of fly fishing SIM, Scuola Italiana Pesca a Mosca, will welcome you with open arms to take part in one of many casting retreats they organize in Italy. 

In this course, you will discover the world of 7"6 3# fast action rods & Italian fly dressing, and how they are applied in pocket water. You will join the instructors for 3 nights and 3 days learning and having fun practicing on the water.

You can choose a selection of different locations: Valsesia on the Sesia river, Abruzzo on the Nera river, and Trentino.

Everyone practices together and eats together, meals are not included but are already arranged by the school. All participants stay in the same lodge.

This is a great self-drive package, a chance not only to take part in the most exclusive of casting retreats but also to take in some fantastic local Italian culture, live like the local fly fishers.

What's included:

  • 3 nights Stay in the lodge
  • Breakfast
  • 3 Casting lessons
  • Leisurely fly tying lessons
  • Good times

What's NOT included:

  • Meals
  • Flights
  • Transport from the airport
  • If you wish to fish after the lessons, you will need an Italian Government fishing license. cost €23.00 to be paid separately
  • Fishing equipment rental (waders, boots, rod, reel, ......) Euro 40.00 per day


  1. Buy the package
  2. Whieldon Fly Fishing will contact you within 24hrs via email to confirm dates
  3. Booking is confirmed! You will receive your itinerary and you are ready to come fishing!


Whieldon fly fishing is also a fully licensed travel agency and tour operator or flagship store si on lake Como, Italy. Not only do we offer premium fly fishing gear but we also offer a wide range of high-quality services for anglers and travelers from all over the world.

We organize various scheduled tours, fishing vacation packages, a multitude of fishing-related activities, and tailor-made day tours to the greatest rivers of the Valtellina that feed into lake Como. Come and visit our office we are also the only Orvis retailer on lake Como.