All Lakes Open

Our Instructors

Peter Hartley


Peter Hartley is our local professional instructor for fly, coarse, pole and carp fishing. Peter is a member of the Game Angling Instructors Association and holds fishcoach licence no.00693.

With over forty years of fly fishing experience, Peter has experience in teaching all aspects of fly fishing and in the last two years alone, has taught over 400 students to fly fish.

A growing number of ladies and youngsters are coming forward for tuition. The majority are highly motivated and consequently learn rapidly.

Peter is a keen competition angler and after fishing in five CEFF National Finals, over an eight year period, and gained a place in the England Lochstyle team in 2007, which won the home international gold medal in the spring of 2007, on Rutland Water.

Harley Smith


Harley is a Level II ADB Fishing Coach for Trout. He has been fly fishing for the last 30 years and 45 years a Coarse Angler. He is 6 times England National Fly Fishing Finalist and 2 years running Grafham Water FF Club Champion.

Overall Harley is a well rounded angler and has Trout fished in New Zealand, fished for Catfish in Spain, Bonefish in the Bahamas, Tarpon in Florida, Carp in France.

Amongst his catches he remembers well his 8½ Bream, 25lb Pike, 5lb Chub and many 100lb+ bags of Carp.

James Anderson


James Anderson offers Carp Fishing Instruction at Manor Farm.
Price: £120.00 per person including fishing / coaching from 7am to 4pm the following day.
Group size: Up to 6 anglers
Please bring your own equipment. Normal fishery rules apply.
Please call to book your place. Alternative dates can be arranged if required.
James’ telephone number is 07795 844504 or just email him direct. Alternatively email Manor Farm Fishing here.