Match the Hatch – Forthcoming Course November 29th

Match the Hatch – Small Stillwater Course

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In this intensive one day course learn how to:
•Fish imitative flies with success
•Insect / invertebrate Identification
•Select flies to match the trout’s diet
•Sample the insects from your local water

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This increasingly popular one day course will be held on Sunday, 29th November 2015 at Courtlough Fishery, Balbriggan, Dublin (http://www.courtlough.ie/trout-fishing/)

Time: 10.00 to 16.00 – lunch included
Price: €90

The course will comprise:
 Phase 1: (Classroom) Slides and images as an introduction to small still water entomology. Demonstration of live food items present in the lake.

Getting prepared in the seminar room.

A summary of the various life cycles (including fry) and the sequence of insect hatches throughout the season.

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 Phase 2: (Classroom) Going through the fly boxes and tying in the imitations with the natural animals. Emphasis will be placed on how the insects (aquatic and terrestrial) , crustaceans / snails move and how the flies move in the water and at what depth

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 Phase3: A review of various lake shore habitats along the margins of the lake and insect collection

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 Phase 4: Angling approaches, gear, display of still water tackle, techniques and set ups

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 Phase 5: Fishing – testing out your newly acquired techniques and skills. One to one shoreline question and answer sessions.

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To Book, contact either Ken, Jason or Garrett at Courtlough (see above) :
ken.whelan@hotmail.com or joriordan0@gmail.com
For further details see: https://gamefishingireland.ie/blog/

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