Days

Sunday 3rd July
Saturday 9th July
Saturday 16th July
Sunday 14th August
Saturday 3rd September

Location

Ballyclare

Time

10:00 - 16:30

Price

£15.00 per person

This may change if funding is secured. Please contact Madeleine Kelly 074379 56720 for further information

Key Points

  • There are 5 participant days and participants may aim to attend one or more of them
  • These participant days are designed for women who have had basic instruction in fly-fishing but a few complete beginners will be able to attend on each day
  • All equipment supplied (but wear warm clothing, waterproofs & wellingtons or sturdy boots). Bring a packed lunch (tea/coffee/biscuits provided)
  • Women aged over 18 only
  • Lead by qualified instructors
  • Each day will be an all-day event to allow time for participants to put new skills into practice and to meet and chat to other people

About The Event

These participation days are to further encourage women who have had basic instruction in fly-fishing.

These days have been designed to give women the confidence to organise their own day of fishing whether it be to a local 'put & take' fishery or to a big wild lough in the west of Ireland or to take part in a competition.

There will also be fly-tying sessions and participants will gain enough knowledge to know what equipment to buy in order to start to start fly-tying themselves.

Each day will be happening at Straid Fishery which is a 20 acre lake. Some of the 2016 International Ladies Fly Fishing Team will be present as Level I coaches and volunteers to help out.

Women's Only Fly-fishing Course for Beginners and Improvers

Contact Details / Booking Information

Phone Madeleine Kelly on 074379 56720.

What's Included

There are 5 sessions all of which will be all-day to allow the participants ample time to practice their new skills. Participants can choose to attend one or more session.

Each day is flexible and anyone needing to leave early is fine.
Everything needed for fishing will be provided including peaked caps and eye protection. (Participants may bring their own glasses and cap if they wish)

What to Bring

All equipment will be provided but participants should bring warm clothes, waterproofs and wellingtons/sturdy boots.

Also bring a packed lunch.

Licenses are required to use a fishing rod. However these can be provided but participants who would like to avail of this need to provide name, address and DoB by the Monday prior to the event they plan to attend. Otherwise please visit https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/angling-licences-and-permits to buy your own (3-day Game Rod Licence @ £3.50) to stay legal

Suitability

All Women aged over 18yrs.


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