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#Angling - Mark 15 & 16 November in your calendar as the dates for the fifth annual Irish Fly Fair, once again hosted at the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill and featuring some of the best international fly casters and fly dressers in action.
Returning celebrity anglers Hywel Morgan, Glenda Powell, Peter O'Reilly and angling guru Charles Jardine will be on hand among the many experts impairing their invaluable knowledge to help fly fishermen and women of all levels of experience get the most of their gear and river spots.
Tickets are priced at €10 for each day (or €17 for a weekend ticket) and are available from the Irish Fly Fair website HERE.
#Angling - The fourth annual Irish Fly Fair promises to bring together a host of the world's greatest fly-dressers, casters and angling celebrities to the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill on 9 and 10 November 2013.
Like last year's successful event and the two years before, the two-day event will give visitors the chance to watch some of the best international fly-dressers practise their art, while champion fly-casters will be on hand to demonstrate their casting techniques and winning fly-fishing tactics.
Returning celebrity experts include Hywel Morgan, Glenda Powell and Peter O'Reilly, who will be joined by angling guru Charles Jardine among many others.
As per usual there will be a series of talks and seminars from the experts on a wide range of angling-related topics.
And that's not to mention the top quality trade stands with many a bargain to be had.
Tickets are available now priced at €10 for a day ticket (€5 for children) with weekend tickets also available from the Irish Fly Fair website HERE.
As the Galway Independent reports, the show will run over the weekend of 10-11 November from 10am to 5pm daily featuring a wide range of exhibitors and trade stands.
Sixty of the world's greatest fly tyers will be on hand to give their advice in the new fly-dressers' workshop.
And angling personalities such as Hywel Morgan, Glenda Powell, Peter O'Reilly, Stevie Munn and Paddy McDonnell will return to give their helpful angling clinics and fly-casting demonstrations.
Meanwhile, younger anglers will have another chance to give the pros a run for their money in the second youth fly tying competition run by APGAI Ireland.
More details on the weekend will be forthcoming on www.irishflyfair.com.
Most of the top names in fly tying and angling will be in Galway this November for the inaugural Irish Fly Fair say Galway organisers. Well known game angler Stevie Munn will be in town in partnership with Irish Angler magazine. The event sponsored by Inland Fisheries Ireland has succeeded in attracting many of the world's best fly tyers and anglers – including the top Irish ones – to what promises to be a great weekend for anglers and their families.
Centerpiece of the event will be the fly tying area, where over 30 world class experts will give demonstrations of their art and skill, as well as lessons in the techniques of constructing Salmon, Trout, Pike and Saltwater flies.
In addition there will be casting demonstrations by World renowned Fly Casters and also instruction from fully qualified instructors.
For those looking for Christmas gifts, there will be a wide range of tackle and other retailers with lots of bargains on offer.
There will be lots for the family too. For the first time ever in Ireland French firm Scatri will be letting people practice their angling skills on their range of fishing simulators. Galway Aquarium will allow visitors to see the wide range of fish and other creatures that live in our waters up close and personal and also an expert on entomology will be there. Galway Bay FM will broadcast live from the event on Saturday. Chef Chris Sanford will prepare a number of haddock recipes throughout the weekend, to complement Bord Bia's current promotional campaign to increase the awareness, and Irish consumer's consumption, of haddock.
More information HERE