Fly Casting Clinic Kilsheelin Castle 1st of April 2012

The Angling Council of Ireland and it’s Salmon and Sea Trout Recreational Anglers SSTRAI have come together with the Game Angling Instructors Association (GAIA) to provide a casting clinic day for all ACI members and friends. This event is also supported by Inland Fisheries Ireland. We especially welcome  all people new to the sport of angling and fly fishing in particular.

View from Kilsheelan Bridge
View from Kilsheelan Bridge

This event is being run to promote the sport of fly angling, to help fly anglers from all disciplines develop new casting skills. The venue has been provided free of charge and the instructors have given their time free to help raise funds for CARA Junior School R.N 20354A. This is a new special school for children aged from 4 –12 who have both Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability.  Many of the pupils would have additional sensory and emotional needs that may also impact on their learning. The school was established in 2011 and are in temporary premises. They have recently acquired computers and require some computer furniture and storage units.

All elements of Single and double handed fly casting will be covered. Some of the worlds top international FFF Masters, APGAI & GAIA Fly Casting instructors will be present on the day along with ACI Angling Coaches.  There will be demonstrations, group and individual tuition available. A light lunch will be served on the bankside. Fishing will also be available to those in attendance so they can practice their newly learned skills.

Event Fee is €30.00 and all proceeds will be presented to Emir Duffy Principle CARA Special School on April 2nd World   Autism Day.

For booking please contact

Philip Maher 0878399345
E-mail [email protected]

Bob Seward 0858436459
E-mail:- [email protected]


Kilsheelan is appx 3 miles outside Clonmel on the Waterford road.  On entering Kilsheelan Village turn right and go over the bridge. The  entrance gates to the castle grounds is just beyond the bridge to your right. Look forward to seeing you there.