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The Irish Fly Fair is easily amongst the best, if not the best, fly fishing show in Europe. Attracting thousands of visitors every year it is highly recommended for all!











The West Sutherland Fisheries Trust. Fighting for the well being of salmonid populations in the northern highlands. A truly worthy cause!











The Pike Anglers Cub of Great Britain. The largest single species club in Britain, fighting for the welfare of both pike and the pike angler.







The Loughs Agency is a Irish cross-border body, exercising a statutory remit for conservation, protection and development across the Foyle and Carlingford catchments. Our objectives for these river systems and sea areas include development of fisheries and aquaculture, conservation and protection of inland fisheries and sustainable development of marine tourism
















Regarded as one of the world’s leading experts with a double handed rod, Ian Gordon has worked in salmon fishing for nearly 30 years. A World Speycasting Champion, he holds a STANIC and AAPGAI instructor’s qualification and through his company, "speyonline", runs one of the country’s premier fishing/casting schools, also organising and hosting salmon fishing holidays on various Scottish as well as Norwegian rivers.









Gary Scott is recognised as one of the finest fly casters in the world today with experience around the world in all aspects of game angling. Double-handed Spey casting and single-handed casting can be taught to the highest standards.










Charles Jardine - The god of river trout fishing! A true joy to be around and the chance to be guided or watch a demonstration should not be missed! Artist, angler and absolute gentleman.












Armin Pijawetz - Naturerlebnis Fliegenfischen. Dazu gehört nicht nur professionelles Fischerei Gerät, praktische Accessoires, fachmännische Beratung und funktionelle Outdoor-Bekleidung, sondern vor allem auch schöne Flussläufe und die Liebe zur Natur. 
Ihr Spezialist für Fliegenfischerkurse, Guidings und Fliegenfischerlizenzen informiert Sie gerne.















Hilmar Jonsson operates as a certified casting instructor and trout guide in Iceland. A perfect choice for anyone wishing to target the giant brownies that live there plus he's a top bloke all round.










John Olav, offering some of the finest salmon fishing in Norway on the River Verdal. Full packages with accommodation available with a friendly english service too! 










Christopher Rownes - based in Switzerland, Chris is a perfect example of casting at it's best. His website is full of great advice and also has some very cool videos! A few days of casting tuition with him should sort out any problems you may have.

Allan McLaren Hutton - Although he's not (strictly speaking) a guide, Allan's blog is filled with wonderful stories, tips, advice and some rather tasty looking fly tying. Dive deep and you'll find plenty about trout fishing in Scotland! This is updated regularly too!

Stefan Kaltschik - Stefan offers amazing brown trout and pike fishing opportunities on private beats of the Große Kamp and other rivers in Lower Austria. A trip with him is rarely wasted!

Trizily - Based in America, this platform is an invaluable resource of information about the majority of angling techniques. Perfect for beginners and also the more experienced angler who is interested in starting out after a fish species that they have never fished for before, is the perfect place to to have a look!








Hand made split cane rods of the highest quality by Robert Stroh in Germany. These rods have to be seen to be believed!

A step back in time for all true fly angling lovers with a modern application in today's fly fishing world.













Angela Lenz -  Since 2004, Angela has earned her living with art. She originally painted mostly landscapes in a classical style as well animal portraits.

Favourite subjects, in addition to classical flies and nymphs, are kingfishers and, of course, the desired catch - the fish are all hand painted beautifully on wooden fly boxes. For true art lovers who go fly fishing. 








Active Fishing is one of the newer breeds of fly fishing shops in Vienna. They have a huge stock of everything the fly angler could ask for plus a very friendly service. For pike lovers : they also have original Musky Mania bull dawgs in stock. Good stuff!!!!








Angelsport Klejch (Secret Rivers) in Vienna have been famous for selling some of the finest flies in Austria since it's opening in 1950. Their shop in Vienna has become famous with the fly anglers of the city for top quality and outstanding service.

APU Fly Fishing are based in Austria and cater for all of your fly fishing needs. Really helpful advice, friendly service and a huge range of equipment await anyone who visits them. I first came across them as a supplier of top quality fly hooks and more recently had the pleasure to have them as neighbours at the Austrian Fishing Show in Wels. Top guys!












Rössler Sportfischerbedarf is one of the oldest fishing shops in Vienna. They have a large range of equipment to cover the fly angler and the general coarse angler's every need. As always, a very friendly service is included.








Anglerwelt is based in the 22nd district in Vienna. A major supplier of top quality fishing tackle at affordable prices.











Herwig Hass, inventor of the spool tower. A very clever way of keeping your fly tying materials in order. He is based in Feldkirch, Austria.











JP Thebault - Producer of modernised traditional silk fly lines. An absolute joy to use in all forms of game fishing!







Suppliers of traditional silk lines, rods and fly tying materials.










Jörge Schuft - You will find here the latest information with regard to the fairs he attends as a manufacturer of fishing flies; you are invited to have a close look on his manufacturing skills too.


With it's perfect location, halfway between our two main fishing regions, the Rhiconich Hotel is a wonderful option for the visiting angler in search of high quality accommodation, delicious food, friendly service and a fully stocked bar (plenty of that funny brownish/yellow stuff!) to sample.

Our first choice for guests who require a hotel when fishing in the West Sutherland region.











Glenfarclas is renowned for producing Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky in the traditional Speyside style, with a heavy Sherry influence. We produce a wide range of expressions from the mouthwatering freshness of the 10 Years Old, to the indulgent 30 Years Old. 







Tomatin Distillery home of the finest Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, is located in the Monadhliath Mountains just south of Inverness, capital of the Highlands of Scotland. Established in 1897, Tomatin (to rhyme with satin) is also one of the highest distilleries in Scotland at 315 metres above 

sea level.











Songwriters have often travelled far and wide in search of inspiration. But the crazy journey undertaken by Austrian singer, songsmith and musician Pina Kollars is unusual by anyone's standards.For Pina, a unique singer finally fulfilling her potential, that moment has finally arrived.









The Robert Burns Society of Austria. A very friendly bunch in Vienna who like to celebrate the life and times of this truly unique Scottish poet both in original Scot's and Viennese dialect. They have most recently published the Burns cookbook titled "Haggis, Whisky and Co" and host an annual Burn's Supper.