Method: Fly Fishing Only
Season: 1st February – 30th September
Licences: All anglers are required to purchase a government licence
Age: No children under the age of 12 are permitted on the fishery
Beginners Fly Fishing Tutorials
For our guests interested in learning how to fly fish, or who are looking for a novel way to spend a morning, why not partake in a half or a full day’s fly fishing tutorial at the hotel with one of our experienced tutors? Whilst you may not become an expert fly fisherman in a morning, the tutorial intends to give the participants a good insight into the basics of fly fishing. There is a maximum of 3 people per tutorial with a minimum age of 12. It is imperative to book a fly fishing tutorials in advance to avoid disappointment.
Participants are taught how to set up their tackle correctly, cast competently, learn which flies to use and much more. The tutorial commences on the lawn in the walled garden where initial casting techniques begin. Later in the session, the students are taken to a section of the river where they will put their skills into practice.
| || ||1 Rod || || 2 Rods|| ||3 Rods |
|Half Day Tutorial (3 hours) || || €160 || || €230 || || €300 |
|Full Day Tutorial|| || €190 || ||€280|| || €370|
* Children aged from 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult on all tutorials
* Guided Salmon & Trout Fishing
For those who have fly fished before, why not try salmon or trout fishing with one of our qualified guides? If you are unsure whether trout or salmon is the best option, please do not hesitate to ask one of the fishery team. Included in the price is equipment hire, wellington boots & flies. There is a maximum of 2 anglers per guide. Government licences are included.
|1 Rod||2 Rods|
|Half Day||Full Day||Half Day||Full Day|
|Guided Salmon Fishing||€190||€220||€270||€320|
|Guided Trout Fishing||€150||€180||€200||€250|
To avoid being disappointed, please ensure that you reserve your guided fishing the evening before you intend to fish. This can be organized through reception.
Self Guided Salmon & Trout Fishing Packages
For those with previous fly fishing experience, we are very happy for you to fish the river without a guide. Guests are provided with fishery maps and allocated a beat by the fishery manager in the morning. Included in the price is equipment hire, wellington boots & flies. Government licences are included.
|1 Rod||2 Rods|
|Half Day ||Full Day ||Half Day ||Full Day |
|Salmon Fishing ||€110||€130||€220||€260|
Government fishing licences are required for all anglers
|One Day|| €20|
|21 Day|| €40|
|District Season|| €56|
|Countrywide Season|| €100|
|Under 18 Season|| €10|
Tackle & Equipment
Salmon Flies: €4.50 each
Trout Flies: €2.50 each
Rod Breakage: €30
|Salmon||1 fish per day, catch and release encouraged|
|Sea Trout||Catch and Release|
|Brown Trout||Catch and Release|
|Rainbow Trout||Catch and Release|