The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association

****   Our International Team  for 2024 is based on the results of the team trials held in 2022, and is as follows:   ****

Julie Gerry (Captain), Linda Straghan (Vice-Captain), Anne Kerrin (pre-qualified as 1st Rod in 2022 International),

Ruth Arrell, Madeline Kelly, Jennifer Casey, Julie McGeever, Mary McGovern, Debbie Connolly, Dorrie Gibbons, Rebecca McGinn and Almha McDonnell

Reserves:  Elizabeth Dermott, Edel Beresford


Full details and team placings and points available here

The venue for the next international is Llyn Brenig in Wales and International Day is Thursday 23rd May 2024.


Results of our competitions held in 2023 are available here.  Congratulations to Rebecca McGinn who was our top rod and Lady Angler of the Year for 2023.


Welcome to The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association website.

The ILFA is the Irish national body for ladies fly fishing in Ireland.  It represents, supports and trains lady anglers throughout Ireland.  The aim of the Association is to encourage lady anglers to participate in fishing events, to join the various fishing clubs and activities, and in general to promote ladies angling.

The Association organise fishing and social events throughout the year all over the country.
Each year the Association helps to fund a team to compete in the Ladies International against teams from England, Scotland and Wales.  A series of four trials are used to select the team to represent Ireland at the Ladies International Flyfishing Championship.
The Association also hold a series of 'open days' for the complete beginner, 'training days' for those wishing to improve their skills and 'social days' just to get together, get to know each other and have fun   -   see our Latest News or  Contact us for further information.
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