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Fluff Chucking

June 2nd, 2009

Well they say a change is a good as a rest.. so I decided to try fly fishing ! Not really ever done it apart from a few times at school and wow it is hard. My lovely wife managed to arrange a gentleman ( Patrick Trotter) in in Maguires Bridge in Northern Ireland to give me some training on the Colebrooke River.  If you are in Northern Ireland and want some tuition / guiding for a day he is the man. After 15 mins he had me casting well enough to be able to tackle a small river and boy was it fun. If you want to get in contact drop me a mail and I will pass on your details.

If you are getting jaded with your carp fishing, give it a go. Even the casting is really really hard. I consider myself a competent caster with a lure rod but a fly rod is a complely different kettle of fish.

Oh and by the way, all this rubbish about fly fishing being an elitist sport, well I couldnt have been made to feel more welcome and I even managed to catch a fish on the dry fly as well.

If you want to experinece some of the best wild trout fishing N Ireland has to offer give Packie a call on +44 7821538548 and he will sort you out.

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