The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association

****   Our 2nd Trial of 2023 took place on the Holy Lake, Belturbet, Co Cavan on Sunday 10th September 2023, results available here.

A beginners Training Day will take place in Laois Angling Centre (Eircode R32 NF80).  Booking essential, email [email protected].

Our 3rd Trial of 2023 will take place on Lough Rowan, Fenagh, Co Leitrim on Sunday 1st October 2023.  Entries now being accepted.

Our International Team  for 2023 has now been published (subject to verification), as follows:

Anne Kerrin (1st Rod in 2022 International), Ruth Mettler (2nd Rod in 2022 International)

Julie Gerry (Captain), Linda Straghan, Ruth Arrell, Madeline Kelly, Jennifer Casey, Julie McKeever, Mary McGovern, Debbie Connolly, Dorrie Gibbons and Rebecca Moffitt.

Reserves:  Almha McDonnell, Elizabeth Dermott

Full details and team placings and points available here


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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