An opportunity to introduce women to fly fishing – The Irish Times

The Irish Fly Fishing Association (ILFA) is hosting an opportunity for women to learn about the sport of fly fishing. It will include a short indoor course followed by four hours of training and exercise outside.

The event is aimed at novice or novice anglers over the age of 18 and all equipment will be provided. Experience is not required, but reservation is necessary.

Please visit for the booking form or email Liz Dermott at

Women will travel from all over Ireland to take part and full joining instructions will be sent to those who have booked.

Anne Keren, President of ILFA, said: “It’s a great opportunity for women to learn about fly fishing. Being outdoors with nature gives a real boost to your inner being. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter if you catch a fish or not. Fish is a reward. I hope it encourages This encourages women to consider trying angling. Participants only need to wear warm clothes and bring waterproof materials.

ILFA is a national organization that encourages women to take up fly fishing and hosts a four-trials league annually to select a team to represent Ireland in the International Women’s Fly Fishing Championships.

Fly on weekends

The 11th Annual Irish Fly Show and International Hunting Show will take place at the Killyhevlin Hotel and on the shores of Lough Erne in Enniskillen on November 18 and 19, from 10am on both days. This event promises to be an unforgettable weekend with some of the world’s best clothing designers gathered in one place.

“We are back to a new and better place and this year we have invited more international fashion designers than ever before,” said show organizer and celebrity angler Stevie Moon.

More than 60 fly decorators from 17 countries including the United States were invited to showcase their art, and a world champion fly decorator will be on hand to demonstrate casting techniques.

With more space available outside, new workshops and demonstrations are allowed with free classes with some of the world’s greats including Charles Jardine, Ian Gordon and Glenda Powell.

As always we have youth fly tying competitions giving youngsters a chance to show what they can do to the professional fly tyers!

The show will bring together an elite group of high-level exhibitors, industry experts and fellow enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking for the latest gear, keen to discover innovative techniques or thinking about your next fishing trip, the offer has it all covered.

Make sure not to miss the talks and seminars held by expert anglers on various fishing topics. A selection of trade stalls will sell everything you need to pursue your passion for fly fishing and fly dressing.

The fair promises to be an all-round great weekend and a time to catch up with old friends and make new ones. See Email:

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