Free Demo Weekend 23/24 April
Join us for a great FREE weekend of Demos and Casting Instruction on 23/24 April.
To book you place please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
This year we have a great line up of fly fishing demonstrators for both single and double handed. With lots of FREE demos at out casting ponds and fly tying demos in our tuition room, this is sure to be a great weekend! Demos are from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday.
We will be including a timetable of demos the week before hand. If you would like to book a place please email us.Eoin is an ex-river guide, former world team speycasting champion and full-time professional speycasting instructor with over 26 years experience working in the fly fishing industry. He is based on the River Tweed in Scotland, where he owns and operates a fly fishing centre specialising in teaching modern fly casting techniques with both single and double-handed fly rods. Eoin is a fully qualified casting member of the Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors and has travelled around the world demonstrating speycasting as well as working as a consultant for angling bodies and government agencies.
Fly casting and fly tying instructor and professional guide
Stevie has worked in the game angling sector for many years, at game fairs and shows and as a Professional guide. Stevie specialises in trout, salmon and the Irish Dollaghan, but will happily fish for any species that will take a fly.
As well as covering his native Ireland, Stevie hosts fishing trips worldwide, including leading an annual hosted trip to fish in British Colombia, Canada, and excursions to Russia, Iceland, Norway and Argentina.
Kieran started fly fishing at the age of 5 and has been at it ever since. When not fishing on his home rivers in Southern Ireland he can be found guiding and teaching other anglers in their pursuit of Atlantic Salmon on many of the famous rivers in the region. He also enjoys searching out large predatory early season Brown Trout as well as Seatrout on Balmy Summer nights. He now holds APGAI Ireland's Advanced Two handed Instructor and Guides qualification. Kieran also gives casting demonstrations and clinics specializing in practical techniques using modern equipment while keeping it simple and efficient.
Mark Patterson has fished for trout and salmon in Ireland for over 30 years. He has also fished extensively in England, Scotland and Wales as well as further a field including Florida, Montana, France and Poland. He works as an angling consultant, instructor and guide all over Ireland and is heavily involved in introducing the next generation of anglers to the sport of fly fishing through his ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ project. Mark specialises in fishing for wild brown trout and Atlantic salmon in the loughs and rivers of his native Ireland.
Steve Peterson AAPGAI Master Trout & Salmon FFF CCI
Fishing was always going to be more than just a hobby for Steve who stated fishing at around six years old and by the age of sixteen was attending Sparsholt College in Hampshire to study fishery management. A twelve year spell working on a trout fishery followed and this is where Steve was able to study fish ,their habitat and fly casting in particular. Steve has been a qualified instructor for nineteen years and has worked for both Sportfish and Hardy & Greys Ltd.
Steve has recently joined Fly Fish Europe as sales representative for the UK and Ireland and will be happy to offer advice on Simms products or take you for a test cast of any new Scott fly rod.