The Antrim Fly Fair 25th & 26th June

Fly Angling to make an even bigger splash at yearly outdoor extravaganza

The Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle has always been a wonderful day out for the whole family attracting visitors from across the globe.

This year the Irish Game Fair is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before, with a diverse range of trade and interest stands, action packed arena programme, including a medieval jousting tournament and the living history village, with an array of craft and fine food stands.

At the heart of this years show is The Antrim Fly Fair created by Stevie Munn and the Irish Fly Team.

There’s something for everyone from beginners to experienced anglers.

The fly dressers pavilion will host some of the finest and well respected fly tyers from the UK and Ireland. Fly casting demonstrations throughout the day from leading tackle companies, including try before you buy.

Book a free casting and fly-tying lesson during the weekend from qualified angling instructors APGAI Ireland.

Fly casting competitions

Young anglers can try fishing at the popular put-and-take rainbow trout fishery run by the NSN conservation group, headed up by Bobby Byrans and his brilliant team.  

A huge floored marquee is the place to see the top brands in fly fishing, including a massive selection of fly-tying materials. Susan Brown will be heading up a section on entomology.

Fly Dressers confirmed so far from across Ireland and the UK

Melvyn Wood, Keith Passant, John Maduro , Darryl Mooney, Fergal Collery,Joe McDonald, Andrew Laverty, Mark McLoone , Steven Moates , Pat Mulholland,  Desmond Paul, Dean Armstrong, Mark Robinson , Joe Stitt , Michael Currie ,Owen Trill , Trevor Greene , Arthur Greenwood, Paul Grieve , Ryan Houston , Peter Kealey, Anthony McCann.  

Fly fishing and fly tying with a focus on teaching, education and fun.

The Game Fair and fine Food festival Shanes Castle Antrim  25th & 26th June 2022.

You can purchase tickets in advance here.

This show is a must for all angling enthusiasts. A Big Thank you to all that support the show. Including the sponsors,  Partridge Hooks, Semperfli , Irish Country Life & Country Sports.  

Please come along and give it your support, angling needs feel good events like this.

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