Course Dates 2017



1 Day Beginners Course

Our 1 day course is ideally suited to those who have never fly fished before and would like an introduction to the sport. On the course you will learn – casting, tackle setup, how to choose correct tackle, safety, fishing techniques, and knots.  Maybe even catch your first fish!  Our courses are unique, we have a purpose built fly fishing facility – the only one of its kind in Ireland. A lecture room, with multimedia presentations, our own private lakes, private beats on the rivers Suir, Nire and Tar.  Our instructors are among the most highly qualified in Ireland.

1 day courses commence at 10 am and finish at 5 pm.

12 August 2017 - Click here to book

1 Day River Course

The emphasis on this course is to help you to catch more fish on the river.  River fishing is one of the more complex forms of fly fishing so this course is the ideal way to ensure success on the river!  If you have been on one of our beginners courses and would like to take your fly fishing to the next level this course is ideal for you. The morning part of the course takes place on our casting ponds with the emphasis on improve your casting skills learing to single/double haul, mend line, jump roll. In the afternoon we move to the river and you will learn some river fishing skills – fishing with dry flies, nymphs, and wet flies.

29 July 2017 - Click here to book

Includes - Course from 10 am to 5 pm, equipment, fishing permit and lunch. Course Notebook/CD


Spey Casting Course

Salmon fishing is often perceived to be very difficult, but join one of our new courses for 2015 and learn to Spey cast the easy way. These one day intensive courses are the ideal way of getting into salmon fishing and you will learn single and double spey, switch casts, how to spot salmon lies, and much more!

9 September 2017 - Click here to book

Fortwilliam Spey Casting Course

Learn to spey cast and fish for salmon on the beautiful Fortwilliam Estate beats of the river blackwater.  An amazing venue to learn to fly fish with expert instructor Andrew Ryan

Fully booked for 2017 - Click here to book

Courses must be paid for in full in advance. To book your place please click here