The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association will be holding their first trial of the 2012 season on Lough Leane (Collinstown, Co Westmeath) on Sunday 18th March.

This is the first of 4 trials which will be used to select the home team for the Ladies International Fly fishing Championships in 2013 when Ireland will be the host country.

The event is open to all members.  To become a member please visit www.irishladiesflyfishing.com and in order to take part in this competition it’s essential to become a member before Wednesday 7th March.

The event is being organised in conjunction with the Lough Leane Anglers Association.

For women who’d like to learn to fly-fish there will be several days throughout the year to introduce women to angling and social days for members and their friends.

For more information on these events or to join the ILFA please visit www.irishladiesflyfishing.com or ring Jenny Casey on 087 6593 174 (ROI) or Madeleine Kelly 07738 362459 (NI)

You must be over 18 to take part in the events.