Ladies fly fishing day
Ladies Fly Fishing Day in aid of Action Breast Cancer at Annamoe Trout Fishery 2010

On Saturday the 22nd October Inland Fisheries Ireland will again be holding an introductory ladies fly fishing day in aid of Action Breast Cancer at Annamoe Trout Fishery near Glendalough in Co. Wicklow. These events are free, open to any lady and run from 10.30 to 16.00.

As ever the day will be led by the top Irish female fly-casting instructor Glenda Powell who will be ably assisted by Mark Corps of Inland Fisheries Ireland, Swords.

The aim of the days is to give ladies to opportunity to try fly fishing in a relaxed and supportive environment. They are always fun and trout are always caught.

Make a booking

For further details or to book yourself a place on the day please contact Mark.H.V.Corps (Angling Advisor) on 087 672 7194 or [email protected].

Places are limited and given out on a first come first served basis.

Reports of previous days can seen at the following links…

The mornings consist of a theoretical session in which Glenda covers areas such as equipment, safety, flies and the principles of casting.  This followed by a practical fly casting session before lunch. Lunch is provided by Brian Nally (proprietor of Annamoe Trout Fishery). Following lunch the participants get the opportunity to put their newly learned skills to use and try to catch some of the fisheries rainbow trout.

Though there is no fee to take part in the course participants are requested to make a donation to Action Breast Cancer. This is the ninth course in the series which has been running since 2007. To date 130 ladies have taken part and with €7000 being donated to Action Breast Cancer.