Casting class with Mark Corps, angling advisor with Inland Fisheries Ireland, to be held on the river Slaney, Co. Wexford on Saturday, June 23rd.

This event will take place on Saturday, 23 June at the Clohamon Fishery. Parking for cars will be available there. To reach the fishery drive to Clohamon, cross the bridge. turn left at the junction past the large factory on your right. A quarter of a mile further on turn left down a lane to the fishery which will be signposted.

The class is limited to 20 people. This notice will be placed simultaneously on Slaney River Trust’s website and sent by email to all Slaney River Trust members for whom we have email addresses. The first 20 people to email [email protected]. or to ring 087 2409414 or leave a voicemail will qualify for the class. Those who qualify will be notified subsequently.

There will be no charge for the class. Participants are however encouraged to make a donation to Slaney River Trust.

The class will commence at 2.00 so participants should arrive at no later than 1.30 to prepare their kit.

The class will end at 7.30. If the weather is fine it is aimed to break from 5.00 to 6.00 for a barbeque. The first session will involve casting with double-handed salmon rods, the second with trout rods. Mark will be joined by two other experienced instructors: Philip Maher and Mark Patterson

Participants should bring trout and salmon equipment ( rods, reels, flies and cast material ), and waders.

For those who wish there will be an opportunity to fish the slaney for sea trout in the evening on a guided basis. Fishing is best from 9.00 to midnight. Please bring a torch.

Any questions – please ring / email John Carroll, secretary, Slaney River Trust, at 087 2409414 / [email protected] .