For this week’s Ireland on the Fly podcast Keith McDonnell joins Daire Whelan to discuss how to approach high rivers…

Although we’re experiencing something of an Indian summer this week in September, the rains in August were anything but seasonal and I wanted to get some more insights and tips on how to approach high rivers at this time of year.

Keith McDonnell, aka, is a recognised expert on streamer fishing in high waters — and the size of the fish he has caught this season is testament to that.

I spoke to Keith back in the Spring but this around Keith explained how you should be approaching high rivers in the summer and when you can be catching them on dry flies despite a flood. With two over 6lbs in the last few weeks, Keith is definitely worth listening to…..

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Tactics for High Rivers
Tactics for High Rivers