Michael Drinan Fly Fishing Ireland

I HAVE GUIDED IN POLAND AND ENGLAND AND HAVE FISHED IN MANY COUNTRIES: POLAND, CECZH REP, SOLVENIA, SPAIN, SWITERLAND, FINLAND, NORWAY, SWEDEN, FRANCE, ENGLAND, WALES, TO NAME A FEW. I HAVE BEEN FISHING SINCE THE AGE OF 6 AND HAVE VAST EXPERENCE WITH GRAYLING, TROUT AND SALMON FLY FISHING ON MANY RIVERS.

Michael Drinan Euro Nymph Fishing DVD sample - watch for the release of this instructional and informational video.

Competition FliesRiver Master

Michael Drinan will soon be offering a variety of wet fly, dry, nymphs , and steamers tied with the most effective materials.

Master Flies tied and sold for the angler, by an angler.
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Long Line NymphingDry Fly

For those anglers out there who want to progress onwards in the art of fly fishing. This is the method for you.

Techniques and methods discussed here.
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Hayfield ManorMichael Drinan

Hayfield Manor 5 Star Hotel in Cork City has been recognised for providing a high quality product and service.

Our staff makes Hayfield Manor a place of welcome and relaxation. Read more...


Learn from a MasterRiver Master

Presenting a course developed for the beginner as well as the advanced angler, with top level advice on all aspects of trout and grayling fly fishing.

Adequately named the River Master Class Read more...

Dry FlyDry Fly

It may be so that most trout feed below the surface most of the time, but it’s still my favorite kind of fly fishing.

Be as delicate as you can be and the reward can be great.
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Wet Fly Michael Drinan

Wet fly fishing is one of the best ways for anglers to get introduced to sub-surface fishing. Effectiveness and technique will net many fish.

Wet flies are one of my favorite methods to teach. Read more...


Sign up for daily classes now for Long Line Nymphing!

For those anglers out there who want to progress onwards in the art of fly fishing. This is the method for you. It’s probably the most widely used methods in the world that I have seen and can be the most productive on any given day. Read more...

Long Line Nymphing

Emerger Tackle

Since starting in 2008 emerger tackle has become one of the leading fishing tackle companies in Ireland. To achieve this position in such a short time speaks volumes about the products and professionalism emerger brings to the market. The company is owned by John Buckley and Michael Drinan both Irish national champions and accomplished international competition anglers having fished for Ireland on numerous occasions in both world and European championships as well as competing in the American , Spanish and Polish national championships. Using their combined angling experience emerger has been able to source and manufacture quality affordable fishing tackle for the Irish angler. Emerger tackle caters for all aspects of fishing from fly to coarse on rivers and lakes with their huge portfolio of tackle and clothing in partnership with Airflo, Jmc, Metz and TF-gear. All emerger products are tested to the highest standard through our network of highly qualified anglers and professional guides to enhance your fishing experience and enjoyment. Visit Emerger Tackle


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