Learn to fish in Ireland

Fly casting lessons and fishing trips in Ireland’s east

If you’ve ever wondered what fishing was all about, how to get started or where to go fishing near you, we’re here to help.

What We Do

Fly casting lessons

Boat fishing trips

Learn to fly fish in Ireland | Catch bigger fish

Wild Irish brown trout from the lough - Go Fishing Ireland

Our mission is to get you fishing successfully and confidently. We want you to learn all the essential skills and the watercraft needed to catch big fish regularly.

Let’s go fishing!

There has never been a better time to learn to fish in Ireland. We’re passionate about what we do and want to share our knowledge and experience with you.

We’ll take the mystery out of fishing and show you how to get started, where to go and how to catch big fish.

Ireland is filled with beautiful lakes, rivers and canals. All teeming with hard fighting fish and waiting for you to explore.

  • Become a successful angler
  • Enjoy the great outdoors
  • Discover beautiful places

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“such a good instructor”

Its immediately apparent that Chris lives and breathes fishing.  He’s such a good instructor and knows all the tricks to catching big fish.  Without hesitation I would recommend Chris as an instructor to anyone

Athena, Switzerland

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“really enjoyable day out”

Really enjoyable day out with my sons. Chris made it easy and everyone got something.

Fergal, Dublin

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“caught my biggest fish”

Caught my biggest fish so far. Learned a lot. Thanks Chris!

Philip, Co. Wicklow

Follow our fishing adventures in Ireland

An Angler’s diary

Learning to fly fish

My advice to anyone wanting to learn to fly fish in Ireland is to first get some fly fishing lessons from an qualified instructor. Fly fishing instructors are located throughout Ireland and have been trained to teach newcomers to the sport as well as those who want to improve their fly casting skills. When you…

Where to go fishing near Dublin

As we‘re based in Co Meath, a lot of our clients travel from the capital to join us for fly casting lessons or guided boat fishing trips. A question I get asked all the time is “where can I go fishing near Dublin?”. My answer often surprises them. In reality, you don’t have to drive…

The 2022 Pike World Cup  – another tilt at the title!

Every April, an armada of boats and pike anglers descends on the town of Athlone in County Westmeath. The Lough Ree International Pike Fishing festival is always an enjoyable, well attended fishing tournament with around 200 anglers taking part. They travel from all corners of Ireland with a good contingent of overseas anglers as well.…

Association of Professional Game Angling Instructors (Ireland)

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