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Fishing Guides and Instructors in County Mayo

Cloonamoyne Fishery

Trout, sea trout and salmon ghillie

Notes: Ian Wise came to Ireland in 1996 and has been guiding on Lough Conn since 1999.  He is equally at home with single or double handed fly rods and has taught many people to cast a fly.  Ian spends most of his time guiding on the lake but is more than qualified at guiding on the local rivers and in actual fact his passion is for fly fishing for sea trout in running water.

Address: Enniscoe House, Castlehill Post Office, Ballina, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 (0) 9631928 or +353 (0) 8776 97193
Email: ian@cloonamoynefishery.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

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

Declan Hughes

AGPAI-IRELAND Casting instructer and Guide

Notes: Based in the famous Moy Valley,
Declan offers instruction in all aspects of single and double handed fly casting. Casting notes and diagrams with each lesson. Game angling instruction. Guided fishing arranged on private and day permit waters. Member of Irish spey casting team at Emerald World Masters Competition 2006.

Address: Coolegrane,
Foxford, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 (0)87 764 9571

Adventure Fishing, Mayo

Fishing Guides

Notes:An unmissable experience, Come to Mayo and experience
guided fishing excursions to hidden lakes in the mountain, the only thing
we guarantee, is the scenery. We are a group of locally based fishermen
in the West of Ireland. We will pick you up at your accommodation and
bring you deep into the Nephin Beg National Park where you will have your
choice of lakes to fish in, some of which have been land locked since
the last Ice age. We can cater for all types of groups and tailor your
experience to suit you!

Address: Co. Mayo
Telephone: +353 (0)87 9120959
Web: www.adventurefishingmayo.com
Email: adventurefishingmayo@hotmail.com

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:</strong > +353 (0) 94 9251033 or +353 (0)87 412 3235
Email:  paddy@paddymcdonnell.ie  Web: www.paddymcdonnell.ie/

Thomas Bourke, Fishing Guide

Salmon and trout fishing Guide CERT

Notes: A holder of the Advanced Marine & Country Guides Certificate (Game Angling), proprietor of the Owenwee Fishery outside Westport. Guiding, boats and engines arranged for game anglers locally and on loughs Conn, Carra and Mask; mountain lake fishing also catered for. Advice on sea angling and rock shore fishing around Clew Bay, angling excursions with charter operators. Advice and basic tuition (fly fishing, worming, spinning, etc) available for beginners, freezing and salmon smoking catered for. groups of five or six can be catered for with full instruction and fly fishing tackle supplied where necessary on a limited basis. I also provide transport for anglers catered for and can arrange boats as required if booked in advance.

Address: No 1 Streamstown, Westport, Co Mayo.
Telephone:</strong >+44 77 65836735 or +353 98 27103 or +353 86 8331586
E-mail: tombourkefishing@hotmail.com

Judd Ruane

Sea Trout fishing Guide

Notes: We specialise in seatrout fishing and the Moy estuary is our hunting ground. We offer an excellent choice of sea trout fishing which caters for all levels… from complete beginner to the experienced angler and all tackle is provided if required.

Address: Nephin View, The Quay, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

Telephone: +00353 96 22183 OR +353 87 6736969
Web: www.fishingireland.ie E-mail: judd@juddruane.com

David & Martha Ryan’s River Lodge

Fishing Guide

Notes: With Ryans River Lodge fishing is tailor made to your
specifications and we can arrange for any special needs or requirements
you may have. We have vast experience and use only the very best guides
who know the best fishing grounds on Lough Corrib and Lough Mask . We
can fish for any species of fish with new, modern methods, but we also
use old methods that have been handed down from older generations. It
is a learning experience and a fishing holiday you will not forget.

Address: Riverview, Cong, Co. Mayo.
Telephone:+353 (0)94 9545956 or +353(0)86 3569999 or +353(0)863170081
Web: www.ryansriverlodge.com
Email: info@ryansriverlodge.com

Frank Costelloe

Trout fishing Guide CERT

Notes: A holder of the Marine & Countryside Guide Certificate, Frank is one of Lough Corrib’s famous boat men and guides. Boats and engines arranged for fishing the western lakes in particular Lough Corrib.

Address: Ashford, Cong, Co Mayo.
Telephone: +353 94 9546348

David Dinsmore

Salmon and trout fishing Guide and Casting Instructor CERT

Notes: David holds the following qualifications; National Angling Guide Certificate, Marine and Countryside Guide Certificate and Game Angling Instructor’s Certificate (Trout). Guided fishing arranged for brown trout and salmon on the western lakes in particular Lough Conn.  David has been fishing these lakes for over 10 years and specialises in dry fly fishing. Casting instruction is also available.

Address: Knockfarnaught, Lahardaun, Ballina, Co Mayo.
Telephone: +353 96 51933 or +353 871255563
E-mail: daviddinsmore@eircom.net

Alan Pearson, Pontoon Flyfishing School

Salmon and Trout fishing Guide and Instructor CERT

Notes: Our courses are designed around the requirements of the individual, whether he/she be a complete novice or relatively experienced. It should also be noted that the Hotel has a Tackle Shop to meet many needs. A Rod Room, Drying Room and Freezer Facilities are also available. Boats and engines arranged for fishing the western lakes in particular Lough Corrib.

Address: The Flyfishing School, Pontoon Bridge Hotel, Pontoon, County Mayo.
Telephone:+353 94 9256120

David Hall, Hall’s Angling Centre

Trout fishing Guide and Instructor CERT

Notes: David Hall has fished for the Irish Angling Team at home and abroad. The angler can avail of his indepth knowledge of the rivers and lakes of the surrounding area. Also advice on free fishing on Lough Mask, Carra, Corrib, Conn, Cullen & Beltra. Evening and Night time guided fishing is a unique feature at Lakeshore. Boats, engines, fishing library and fly-tying facilities on site.

Address: Halls Angling Centre, Cahir, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 94 9541389 Moblile:
+ 353 87 6171727
E-mail: info@lakeshoreholidays.com
Website: www.lakeshoreholidays.com

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

Jim Murray, Guide and Instructor

Salmon, trout and sea fishing Guide and Instructor CERT

Notes: Jim is a CERT qualified angling guide providing angling and tuition for brown trout on Loughs Conn and Cullin and Salmon fishing on the River Moy. Jim can also provide sea angling and sea trout angling in this area.

Telephone: +353 94 9257099 or +353 87 9589896
E-mail: jim_murray@hotmail.com

Harry Feeney, The Foxford Lodge

Game Angling Instructor and Guide, STANIC CERT GAIA

Notes: The famous River Moy, Lough Conn, Cullin, Killala
Bay, Lough Mask, Deel River, Owenmore River, the list is endless. Fishing
for Atlantic Salmon, Seatrout, Brown Trout, Pike, Perch, Cod, Mackerel.
We have everything the discerning fisherman could want; our own boats, equipment,
rods & reels, life jackets, professional fishing guides.

Address: The Foxford Lodge, Pontoon road, Foxford, Co.
Mayo, Ireland.
Telephone: +353 94 9257777 Fax: +353 94
9257965 Mobile: +353 87 2501858
E-mail: sales@thefoxfordlodge.ie
Website: www.thefoxfordlodge.ie

Michael Tiernan, Tiernan Brothers Angling Centre

Guide and Instructor for trout and salmon fishing CERT

Notes: Michael has been Ghillie/Guiding on the fisheries of the River Moy and Boated professionally on Loughs Conn/Cullin for over 15 years. Michael operates from “Tiernan Brothers Angling Centre” in Foxford and along with a very professional Guiding service also offers, Complete Tackle Hire, Boat Hire, All Relevant Licences and Permits, Mail order custom flies and fly-tying material, etc.

Address: Main Street, Foxford, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Telephone: +353 94 9256731
E-mail: info@themoy.com Website: themoy.com

Padraig Kelly, Salmon and Trout Guide

Guide and Instructor for salmon and trout fishing

Notes: Padraig is a salmon and trout fishing guide in the North West Region. He specialises in the angling on Lough Conn and the surrounding area.

Address: Cloghans, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Telephone: +353 96 22250

Sean O’Donoghue

Trout fishing guide

Notes: Sean is a flyfishing guide on Lough Carra and Lough Mask.

Address: Partry House, Partry, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 94 9543004

Kevin Sheridan

Guide and Instructor for trout fishing

Notes CERT: Kevin gives flycasting tuition for salmon and trout anglers. Guided fishing trips Lough Mask and Lough Carra.

Address: Tuam Road, Kilmaine,Co. Mayo.
Telephone: +353 93 33435
E-mail: kevinsheridan55@hotmail.com

David Slack

Guide and Instructor for salmon and trout fishing CERT

Notes: Flycasting Tuition for salmon and trout anglers. Guided fishing trips Lough Conn and Lough Cullin.

Address: Woodbine House, Church Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Telephone: +353 96 71178
E-mail: woodbinehouse@yahoo.com

Bodo Funke, Angling Services, Ireland

Pike, Game and Coarse fishing Guide

Notes: Angling Services Ireland provides the very best in angling and angling tourism. We are based in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, in the North-West of Ireland, an area with many superb angling opportunities.
The Proprietor Bodo Funke holds the Marine and Countryside Guiding Certificate (achieved with distinction) and his expertise and local knowledge will be to your avail when you go on a guided angling trip or angling holiday with Angling Services Ireland. Pike fishing, Fly-fishing for Pike, Game fishing for wild Brown Trout, Float- tubing, Coarse fishing. Salmon fishing and Sea-angling can be organised.

Address: Angling Services Ireland,
3 Canal View,
Co. Roscommon
Telephone/Fax::+353 71 9663580 or +353 86 6011878
E-mail: info@anglingservicesireland.com Website: www.anglingservicesireland.com

Kenny Sloan

Pike and Salmon fishing Guide

Notes: I have been fishing the lakes around the River Moy for over 30 years. I live in foxford on the banks of the River Moy, and have been guiding full time for 9 yrs. I serve the customers from the local hotels, tackle shops, b@b etc. I guide all year round for pike, and salmon/trout in the summer. I have boats for rent on local trout/pike lakes.

Address: 7 Riverside, Foxford, co. Mayo.
Tel: +353 (0)87 9670310 or +353 (0)94 9256501
Email: ksloan@eircom.net
Web: www.pikemania.co.uk

Malcolm McPherson

Sea trout angling guide on the Moy estuary.

Notes: I have many years experience as an angling guide on the Moy estuary and I have an intimate knowledge of this area and the excellent sea trout angling available here. For more details about my guiding service and some photos please visit my website.

Address: Ballysokeery,Ballina,Co Mayo.
Tel: +353 (0)96 32667 Mob: +353 (0)87 931 5712
Email: malmcpherson67@gmail.com
Web: www.killalaseatroutangling.com

Martin Parker

Double handed casting instructor GAIA

Notes: Based in Foxford adjacent to the River Moy and just a few minutes from Loughs Conn and Cullin.

Equipment can be be supplied if required and all levels of coaching from beginners to experienced anglers can be catered for. Instruction can be arranged either on a personal basis or for groups.

Martin has been fishing the River Moy and adjacent rivers and loughs for 30 years and has also fished numerous rivers in Alaska for Pacific Salmon and wild Rainbow Trout.

Address: Summerhill Foxford, Co Mayo.
Tel: +353 (0)94 925 6535 Mob: +353 (0)85 716 3000
Email: mp273@hotmail.co.uk

John & Judy Burke at Lough Mask Holidays

Fishing Guide & Boat Hire

Notes: At Lough Mask Holidays we have been welcoming both novice and experienced fishing guests for almost thirty years. Lough Mask has an excellent stock of wild brown trout averaging 1.5 lbs with many over 3lbs. Every year many specimen trout weighing over 10lb are taken on the troll. We provide boats, guides and care to the highest standards. There is a well equipped rod room with freezer and drying facilities. We can help you plan your day, advise on tackle and flies. Should you wish to stay with us, we have three self catering cottages overlooking Lough Mask. You can be assured of a warm welcome and a fishing holiday to remember.

Address: Cappaduff, Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo
00353 (0)94 954 4009
00353 (0)87 9742831
00353 (0)87 6885785
Web: www.loughmaskholidays.com
Email: info@loughmaskholidays.com

Glyn Parry

Salmon fishing Guide & Ghillie

Notes: Salmon fishing on the River Moy. Covers all methods; fly, bait, spinning and bubble and fly. Permits arranged for fishing on East Mayo Angler’s water, Rinnany/Foxford and Attymas Anglers Association. Can organise fishing for other water on request. Glynn has fished the Moy for over 15 years. Comprehensive knowledge of salmon flies and patterns. Competent double handed caster, can demonstrate basics of single and double spey casts etc.

Address: Cashel Lodge, Cashel, Foxford, Co. Mayo
Telephone: +353 (0)94 925 6788