Basically, it's having a laugh, standing in the sunshine at a pond in the country and then having a spa treatment. Fast forward 22 years and my willing fisherwoman companion Catherine and I were being met from Fleet station in the Four Seasons' muddy Range Rover. It's easier said than done: all around the pond there were big, older men casting like Brad Pitt in A River Runs Through It rather like an huge lassooing-type action , but we began by doing what's known as a 'roll cast': you swing your arm out to the side and spin the line out into the water. The wind wasn't helping: I like to think that is what caused my hook to embed itself in the back of my hair mid-cast, like a scene from a cartoon. We didn't catch anything, so dad had the cunning idea of buying some fish fingers from the site shop and putting them in our nets for mum to cook back at the caravan. In fact, Sue quickly told us that women have a tendency to be better at learning to fish than men. You should also wear a cap, look out when you are walking behind other fisherfolk so they don't hook you, never walk holding a hook, and cover up any cuts.
Amira. Age: 27.
Just as we were getting better, our two hours were up.
Ryann. Age: 29.
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Even though it was summer, the weather was against us and the wind was deemed too strong for beginners to fish in the hotel's own fully stocked pond. A few minutes later cue squealing , Catherine managed to reel one in. Fast forward 22 years and my willing fisherwoman companion Catherine and I were being met from Fleet station in the Four Seasons' muddy Range Rover. All that was left was to endure our pedicures in the morning before heading back to London. Sue caught it in the net and we all gathered around to look at it before we released it back into the pond and it swam off. But this was the Four Seasons, the hotel brand that's a byword for stylish luxury, and if it was pitching fishing as the latest activity for the girl about town, maybe it was time I swapped my wedges for waders.