Brittany Fly Fishing

Based in: France 🇫🇷



Country trips

Imagine casting your line into the enticing world of wild rivers, in the mystery of Brittany's Monts d’Arrée crystalline waters. This is where your fly fishing dreams come to life.

Meet Philippe Dolivet: your expert fishing guide

Philippe Dolivet, an internationally acclaimed fishing guide with 40 years of unmatched experience and fly casting expertise, is ready to share his wealth of knowledge. He offers:

  • Comprehensive fly fishing tuition for trout in various settings, including lakes, private ponds, and rivers.
  • Guided fishing experiences and advanced classes along northern Brittany's pristine rivers, abundant with trout, salmon, and shad.
  • Unique boat fishing opportunities aboard an authentic Irish Sheelin drift boat on regional lakes in Monts d’Arrée, targeting trout and pike.
  • Sea bass fishing adventures in Morlaix Bay and the Brest Roadstead from a custom-designed fly fishing boat.

Enjoy a relaxing stay at Swift Lodge

The Swift Lodge extends its warm welcome, offering three charming rooms that echo a unique fly fishing ambiance. Moreover, non-fishing guests have numerous non-angling activities to enjoy during their stay.

Embrace lough-style fishing in Brittany: March to October

Drennec Lake, nestled in Monts d’Arrée's heart and categorized as a "Grand Lac Intérieur" (large inland lake), is a fly angler's paradise from early March to October 31st. Join Philippe Dolivet, a licensed fishing guide specializing in "loch-style" boat fly fishing, on his 19-foot Sheelin drift boat. Here, both novice and seasoned anglers can learn the art of this exhilarating fishing method while targeting the superb trout species the lake boasts.

Discover sea bass fly fishing: June to November

Philippe is a specialist in European sea bass fly fishing. Join him to explore the untouched waters of Morlaix Bay and the Brest Roadstead. The Finistère region's rocky estuaries and coastlines serve as a sanctuary for traveling anglers pursuing sea bass. Experience the thrill of chasing this formidable predator in shallow waters perfect for fly fishing tactics. Whether you're venturing solo or with companions, this unique fly fishing experience with upscale service promises to be unforgettable.

Philippe Dolivet • Brittany Fly Fishing

Brittany Fly Fishing

Guiding and workshops available from beginner to pro
Decades of fly fishing experience
Both saltwater and freshwater available
Six beautiful rivers to choose from
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Fly fishing guiding by Brittany Fly Fishing


Explore beautiful rivers, or opt for the rocky coastline for some serious sea bass action. Just get in touch to discuss what you would like to see, learn and do and we'll make an unforgettable day out of it.

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Workshops by Brittany Fly Fishing

Tuition / Workshops

Even if you've never touched a fly rod, with 40 years of experience I can learn how to cast, how to fly fish, and how to catch fish.

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Country trips

Country trips are subject to availability, please get in touch.

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Expert advice for these species

Brittany Fly Fishing is an expert when it comes to fly fishing for these species:

Brown Trout




Rainbow Trout

Sea bass