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Ireland on the Fly

Read Time: 2 Minutes | Published: 25th May 2023 | Author: Fulling Mill

If you want to fly fish Ireland, you’ll want to check this out! Renowned Guide and Fulling Mill Signature Tier Tom “Doc” Sullivan is part of a weekly podcast with his friend Daire Whelan. This podcast, titled “Ireland on the Fly” features the people and places that represent fly fishing in Ireland. They cover a range of topics and species, ranging from trout to pike. These guys are total experts and have so many valuable insights to share, along with their guests.

A blustery day on Lough Corrib with Tom.
Photo: Patrick Tillard

On two of their recent episodes, they sit down and cover fishing the Mayfly. The first, linked here, covers Lough Corrib. The second, here, covers Lough Sheelin. In these episodes they dive deep into stories about fishing this famous hatch, tactics that are most effective, and the patterns they like most. For anglers hoping to fish the Mayfly, you’ll want to hear this.

Tom motoring across Lough Corrib in the wind.

You can also tune in and listen to episodes with other Fulling Mill Signature Tiers. In this episode from April 2022, Paul Procter talks about early season river fishing. Or, in this episode, Ronan Creane talks about fishing in New Zealand. Lastly, in this episode, Jackie Mahon talks about his fly tying secrets!

If you want to hear more from Tom, we filmed a video series with him last year in Ireland. If you haven’t seen them yet, we’ve linked them all below.

If you want to view Tom’s flies with us, you can check them out here.

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