Ireland is an incredibly beautiful country with great fisheries and outstanding guides (ghillies). Join Barry & Cathy Beck on the Emerald Isle, June 20 – 30, 2018 starting at Ballynahinch Castle for two days chasing Atlantic salmon followed by three days in the southeastern part of the island fishing for wild brown trout. This is also an excellent destination for non-anglers with a private driver and coach available to explore the historic towns of Ireland.
Two days at Ballynahinch Castle, a world-renowned salmon and sea trout fishery. Transfer to Clonmel with sightseeing and a lunch stop en route. Three days of fishing for wild brown trout on the Suir, Nire and Tar Rivers. The trip ends with a farewell dinner and tour of Dublin.
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is a private 450 acre estate where you will stay in luxury rooms. Stay at The Hotel Minella in superior rooms overlooking the river. Accommodations in Dublin are at The Merrion Hotel in superior rooms in the garden wing overlooking the 18th century-style gardens.
$5,250 per person based on double occupancy and shared guide.
$7,200 per person based on single occupancy and private guide.
$4,150 per person based on double occupancy and non-fishing.
You’ll have a meet and greet airport service along with private coach/driver throughout trip. Spend three nights at Ballynahinch Castle, four nights at Hotel Minella, one night at The Merrion Hotel. Enjoy two days of fishing from Ballynahinch, three days of fishing with Clonanav Fly Fishing with permits and licenses, all meals for fishermen and applicable taxes are included.
Airline transportation, beverages, gratuities, sightseeing entrance fees, tackle purchases and any items of a personal nature are not included. Lunch is not included for non-fishers on sightseeing days.
Longtime Frontiers trip hosts and photographers, the Becks travel far and wide to follow their love for fly fishing and nature photography. Based in Pennsylvania, Barry and Cathy write books, host fly fishing departures, lead African photo safaris, and operate a stock photography business. The Becks are well-known in the fishing, photography, and travel industries, and possess a stellar reputation for their skill, knowledge, and expertise born out of a 20 year career.
Their most recent books include Cathy Beck’s Fly Fishing Handbook, now in its third edition; Fly Waters Near and Far, a coffee table book of photographs, and a soon-to-be-released book on Alaska.