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Fishing Guides and Instructors in County Galway

Roy Peirce

Guide 25 years experience trout and salmon fishing

Operates Gillie Angling centre on the shore of Lough Corrib.
Boats, engines, guides and tackle hire.  Offers guiding on Loughs Corrib, Mask, Carra and Connemara fisheries. Ex-fishery manager of Mount Falcon Salmon Fisheries and Costello & Fermoyle fishery.
Experienced fly angler, has represented Ireland in European Championships.

Address: Grasshopper Cottage, Corr na Móna, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353 9495 48165
Email: grasshoppertrout@gmail.com
Web: www.troutfishingireland.com

Corrib View Lodge and Angling Services

Trout, Salmon and Pike fishing ghillies

Notes: Larry and his team are top quality Guides, many of whom have fished for their country. These Gillies or Guides know every nook and cranny of Corrib, Mask and Carra and will work hard all day to make sure you get the opportunity to catch your fair share of lively wild brown trout. The Clare and Robe rivers offer some excellent Salmon or evening Dry Fly fishing. We enjoy some fabulous fly-fishing all year round for pike.

Address: Corrib View Lodge, Glencorrib, Cross, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Telephone: +353 (0)93 31718 or +353 87 9135222
Web: www.corribangling.com Email: thecorrib@hotmail.com

Bayview Angling Centre

Trout,salmon & pike guides.

Notes: Mike is an experienced guide & has boats moored in different locations on Lough’s Corrib & Mask.
Robert ( Mike’s son ) is a keen fly tyer & has
fished for Ireland.   Bayview also stock Ian Kelly’s flies. Ian tyes flies for the Irish team
All tackle supplied if required.

Address: Derry Quay, Cross, Cong, County Mayo, Ireland
Telephone:+353 (0)94 95 46385 or +353 (0)87 2130416
Web: www.bayviewangling.com Email: bayviewac@gmail.com

Giles Frazer, Kylemore Abbey Salmon and Sea-trout Fishery

Guide and instructor for salmon and trout fising, sea fishing guide REFFIS, STANIC

Notes: STANIC qualified in both salmon and trout casting, can offer instruction and guidance in fly-fishing techniques at every level on Connemara salmon fisheries, or on the many brown trout lakes in the area. Some salt-water fishing can also be arranged, as can accommodation and bookings on the many other fisheries in the Connemara area.

Address: Stoon Gables, Cloon, Cleggan, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 52 36141
E-mail: giles@eircom.net

Michael Faherty, Oughterard Angling School

Guide and Instructor for trout fishing AGPAI, STANIC

Notes: AGPAI and STANIC listed for trout flyfishing and fly casting tution. Based on the shores of Lough Corrib accomodation is arranged and boats and engines provided. Flies are available in house.

Address: Cranrawer House, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 91 552388

Brian Curran, Ireland West Angling

Guide and Instructor for trout fishing

Notes PAGI: For the beginner Brian can provide instruction in basic fly-casting techniques. During the season, professional guidance can be given to ensure a successful day’s angling whether it is fishing Lough Corrib, one of the numerous small lakes of the neighbouring Connamara area for sea trout, small wild brown trout or the chance of a salmon. Accomodation is arranged and boats and engines provided.

Address: Aille West, Inverin, Co. Galway, H91V4K8.
Telephone: +353 91 593860 / +353 87 2509722
E-Mail: curranb52@gmail.com

Basil Shields, Lough Corrib

Guide and Instructor for trout fishing PAGI

Notes : Based on the shores of Lough Corrib accomodation is arranged and boats and engines provided. Basil’s flies are tied for the Western Lakes. Basil is a first class angler and boatman who has qualified many rods at the World Cup on Lough Mask over several years.

Address: Ardnasillagh Lodge, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 91 552550

Mike Keady, Angling Guide and Instructor

Guide and Instructor for salmon and trout fishing STANIC, GAIA

Notes: Mike is a qualified instructor, salmon & trout association national instructors certificate, in casting and fly dressing and is available for any level of instruction from beginner to advanced. Member of the Irish fly fishing team at both world championship and home international level. He provides a guided fishing service on Loughs corrib, mask and carra and also on the smaller lakes and rivers in the area for brown trout, sea trout and salmon.

Address: Ballinahalla Moycullen Co. Galway
Telephone: +35391556326 or +353872743915
E-Mail: keadym@eircom.net

Tom Doc Sullivan

Guide and Instructor for trout and salmon fishing STANIC

Notes Tom has a STANIC Instructor’s Certificate and offers qualified casting instruction. Based on the shores of Lough Corrib he provides guided fishing and a boat hire service for the lake. Guided fishing on Lough Mask is available. Tom also specialises in Specimen Trout/Ferox Trout fishing.

Address: Dooras, Cornamona, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353 94 9548463
Email: tomdocsullivan@eircom.net Web: www.tomdoc.com

Paul Miller

Guide and Qualified GAIA Instructor

• If you’re an absolute beginner to the sport, opting for qualified tuition from the outset will help you to avoid the bad habits that can creep into your casting style and eventually limit you in terms of distance, accuracy and catching fish.
• You’ve hit a wall with your casting and would like to learn how to improve fly presentation and accuracy to catch wily fish.
Former International and ex team World Champion Paul will be able to help you.
B&B accommodation on the shores of Lough Corrib – special packages available visit our website for details.

Address: The Fishing Lodge, Clydagh, Headford, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353 93 34688 Mobile: 087 6958589
Email: flyfishingcorrib@gmail.com Web: www.loughcorribflyfishing.com

Donal Connolly

Trout fishing Guide

Notes Donal is a well known and experienced full time
Guide/Ghillie on Lough Corrib, where he operates an angling centre. Registered
with the Western Regional Fisheries Board for Boat-hire on Lough Corrib,
and also with the Irish Tourist Board. Donal can provide all the requirements
for the visiting angler, including accommodation and meals at the lodge.

Address: Nonaim Lodge Accommodation & Angling, Glann, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 91 552138
Email: nonaim@gofree.indigo.ie
Web: www.fishingcorrib.com

Patrick Molloy

Boatman and gillie on Lough Mask and Lough Corrib.

Notes Patrick has fished lough corrib and lough mask all his life. his family have been fishing the loughs for generations. Patrick worked for 10 years for the western fisheries board and knows the loughs like no other. Patrick is one of the best fly-fisherman on the loughs and an expert at trolling for ferox and pike.

Address: Rosscahill East, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 91 550261 or +353 87 9828438
Email:patmolloy@pmacfishing.com   Web: www.pmacfishing.com

Mike Heenan

Trout fishing guide. Cert

Notes: Failte Ireland approved angling guide. Well known and respected angling guide on Loughs Corrib, Carragh and Mask. Experienced in all aspects of fly fishing for trout, salmon and pike. Successful member of 2008 Irish Fly Fishing team. Operating from Headford Mike\’s extreme professionalism and relaxed manner ensures your day\’s fishing will be most enjoyable.

Tel: +353 (0)87 6885430
Email: mikeheenan@eircom.net

Jonathon Broderick

Game & Sea Angling Guide

I’ve been guiding fishing trips for 16 years and teaching fly fishing for 15 years in Connemara and Wales, and England. My aim with my trips is that it’s enjoyable and affordable for all levels of experience from complete beginners to more experienced anglers. I can bring you fishing on rivers, lakes or on the coast for species such a wild brown trout, sea trout, salmon or various saltwater species. For full details check out my website

Telephone: 085 254 7271
Web: fishinginconnemara.ie

Gerry Molloy

Boatman and guide on Lough Corrib

Notes: Gerry was born on the shores of Lough Corrib and has been a Guide on the Lake all his life as has his father and grandfather He has an expert knowledge of the lake and a vast experience in all types of fishing and is an experienced flytyer. Fishing for the much sought after ‘Ferox’ is another of his specialities.

Address: Glann, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353 (0)91 552362 or +353 (0)87 9190673
Email: jerrymolloy@eircom.net Web:www.loughcorriboughterard.com

Mike Murray Fishing Guide and Tuition

Coarse Angling Guide, Ghillie Service and Angling School

Notes: The famous Shebeen, Salmon Run, Rodger’s Island
and Fairyhill stretches of the River Shannon are just a few minutes away.
Banagher, Meelick and Shannonbridge “Hot Water stretches are all 20-25
minutes drive. Lough Derg and numerous lakes, rivers and commercials are
also within a short drive . Mike has many years fishing experience and
moved from the UK to Ireland several years ago. He can advise on all the
best places to fish on The Shannon and Lough Derg in and around Portumna.
He can provide tuition for the novice angler from the shore or by boat.
Children are welcome.(9 years + ) Accommodation is available in our 3
star B&B just 5 mins drive from The Shannon.

Address: Murray’s B&B and Angling Services, Derryhiney, Portumna, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0)90 9759596 or 087 3121595
Email: mike.murray123@yahoo.ie

Vincent Corrigan – Wild Atlantic Lure Fishing

Sea angling guide

Notes: Looking for something different on your holiday to Galway? How about a 4 hour guided lure fishing experience for Pollock and Hard Fighting Wrasse on the shorelines of Galway Bay and South Connemara? Find out more on www.lurefishing.ie

Facebook: www.facebook.com/wildatlanticlurefishing
Phone: 086 0531571

Paddy McDonnell

AGPAI-IRELAND Casting instructer and Guide APGAI-UK, FFF (USA), GAIA

Notes: Professional fly fishing guide for Salmon,Trout, Pike,and Saltwater. Guided trips organized throughout Ireland, including accommodation, transport, tackle, and boats. Fishing arranged on private beats and day permit waters. Paddy was born near the banks of the river Moy and has forty years experience of fishing / guiding on the famous rivers and loughs of Ireland.

Address: Barnacouge, Swinford , Co Mayo.
Telephone: +353 (0) 94 9251033 or +353 (0)87 412 3235

Robert Gillespie

Fly-Casting Instructor, Ghillie, Guide, Salmon Fly Tyer

Notes: GAIA APGAI (Salmon, Trout & Sea Trout)
FFF (Master & THCI)
REFFIS (Registered Instructor, School and Guide) Robert has an acknowledged wealth of information on salmon flies. He recently wrote a book on salmon and steelhead flies of the world. Local Waters include the Moy and its many tributaries. The Moy is without doubt Ireland’s most productive salmon river. Fly-tying, fly casting and guiding provided.

Address: Leckee, Castlebar Road, Foxford, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 94 9256874 Mobile: +353 (0)86 0536833
Email: robert@robertgillespie.net Web: www.robertgillespie.net