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Staying atAdare Manor HotelorDunraven Arms Hotel , like to fly fish private natural Irish rivers for wild native browns?
2023 Guided Fly Fishing Rates
( April 1st - Sept 30th)
Please note that my rates remain the same even if you decide to use your own tackle and waders
Full day (6hrs) wild Brown Trout fishing on River Maigue and/or River Deel. - 250Eu for 1 person and 80Eu pp extra, maximum 4 total.
( Hotel transfer times included in duration and full day more suited to experienced fly-fishers)
Half-day (3.5hrs) - 180Eu for 1 person and 70Eu per person extra, maximum 4 persons.
2. Introduction to River Fly fishing - Rates as Half-day above or New Shorter Intro session - 160Eu for 3 hrs, 70Eu pp extra, max 4, includes notes
& light snacks/drinks. This option is for beginners and delivered in a user-friendly picturesque stretch of the River Maigue at Adare- Photo Here
3.Learn to Fly fish whilst in Adare? Learn to fly-fish in beautifulAdare, choose from package/time above to suit (31/2 or 3hr only) Photo here
Waders: We supply nylon/pvc waist or chest waders, should you wish bring your own breathable waders..
NB :June to Sept can see very dry conditions/low and clear water levels/ weeds, challenging fly fishing, especially during daytime, success is related to ability so advanced upstream
dry-fly fishing skills desirable. It may be better to opt for a half day option as a full day can be trying under such conditions, particularly for those lacking advanced skills.
Advanced skills means many years experience with upriver dry-fly/nymph, delicate, precise fly presentation whilst wading upriver towards easily-spooked native/wild browns, see waters at bottom.
New Service: Have you relocated to the Co. Limerick region and need someone to introduce you to it's fishing , depending on your preferences I can customise a factsheet with contacts,
Relocating? suitable rivers, fishing clubs, fast-track membership and then spend a few hours showing you access points, fishing locations and directions. Just email me with your wishes.
I've decided to discontinue Salmon angling as my local Salmon waters are closed due to poor fishery management, declining stocks and unpredictable water levels.However.........
If you're interested in fishing for Atlantic Salmon on one of Europe's best salmon rivers, then the Munster Blackwater is just over an hour south of Adare in Co. Cork and Paddy can confidently refer you to one of the best, value-for-money all-inclusive salmon guiding outfits who control 10 diverse salmon beats on this famous river. Just email me for details.
"Journey Through The Past" - Day-long Tour of antiquities en-route and in the Lough Gur area, Megalithic Tomb, Stone Circle, Round Tower, Crannog, Cairn, Standing Stone, Abbey Ruin, Castle, Thatched Cottage, Holy Well, (Pics below). Eu 350 per couple, 3-4 Persons 450Eu & Eu 520,(Add 25eu pp for 3-course pub lunch)
2.Hill-Walking on Knockfierna with visits to Famine houses, Famine monument, Hill fort, Megalithic grave, Cairn, Lime kiln, Holy Well and Knockfierna summit with views of the surrounding counties. 3hrs Eu 200 per couple, 3-4 Persons Eu 270 & Eu350
Examples of sites visited.
Enchanted Lough Gur Rural Thatched cottage Monsternenagh Abbey ruin Holy Well Megalithic Tomb 2,000BC 3,000BC Grange Stone Circle
Should weather conditions render rivers flooded or too dangerous to fish around your date then No Fishing-No Fee applies. Health and safety is paramount and Paddy will make a call and advise you asap based on prevailing or forecasted conditions. Fly-fishing here is on naturally wild rivers and can involve wading rough and fast runs.
(Paddy is a qualified Marine and Countryside Guide and personally interested in /trekking/heritage sites etc.)
Rates include 4-W Drive Transport with Paddy as guide, tour notes/complimentary drinks. (Add 25Eu pp for 3-Course lunch ). Tours can be customised . All-year-round service.