Salmon fishing is often perceived to be very difficult, but novices can join one of Fortwilliam Fishery’s courses in 2015 and learn to Spey cast the easy way.

Paul Whelan believes that these one day intensive courses are the ideal way of getting into salmon fishing. On the day you will learn single and double spey, switch casts, how to spot salmon lies, and much more!

BBQ on the beat included.

Date: 24th May 2015  – Course €159.00

Contact Paul Whelan (Fishery Manager) 00 353 87 8292077 booking essential

Here is just a few pictures of the day in 2014!!

Munster Blackwater
Casting instruction
One to one tuition
One to one tuition


Flowing through Cork and Waterford, in the southeast of Ireland, the river Blackwater is most famous for it’s salmon fishing. Fort William Fishery has 5 beats on the river, which include stretches particularly suited to flyfishing. Our beats offer a wide variety of water, suitable for both beginners and the more experienced fishermen. In summer we have also good numbers of sea trout. On the estate there are three self-catering cottages and tackle/freezer room. Whether you like fishing for salmon or fly fishing for sea trout, Fort William will meet all your game angling requirements and much more. We also offer Free U16 fishing when accompanied by a paying adult.

Paul Whelan,
Fishery Manager,
Fortwilliam Fishery,
Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Email: [email protected]
Tel: (00353) 87 8292077 or 058 75299