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Virtual Festival of Game Fishing

The Honourable The Irish Society, Cutts House, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT51 3RL
Virtual Festival of Game Fishing


Join us live on Friday 12th March as we explore the hidden rivers of Northern Ireland. Hear from local & international VIP guests as we celebrate our inaugural Virtual Festival of Game Fishing 2021. This event will be live streamed to a local and international audience - watch live online, ask questions and share the link with friends and colleagues. Please note registration is required.

The Uniqueness of our rivers in Northern Ireland
? Where to fish? Where to Stay? We'll showcase the local fishing opportunity and provide a virtual tour of our rivers
? What can you catch? Our local rivers offer world-class salmon fishing, and excellent sea trout, brown trout, coarse and pike fishing.

The Art of Fishing
? Hear from our keynote speakers as we discuss their art, skill and technique of casting, fly tying + more

Hear from Local Fishing Clubs
? We'll have talks from our members, club videos and upcoming events and competitions will be promoted throughout the event

Learn about the Science of Salmon and Trout conservation in our rivers
? We'll have keynote speakers, panel debates and Q&A on Salmon fishing, trout fishing, conservation and the environment.

Win prizes...
? We'll have awards, and competitions running throughout the event
? Club Nominees and Awards
? Sponsor Prizes + Festival on the Spot Prizes - including exclusive fishing packages & passes

Confirmed Speakers Include:
? Professor Ken Whelan, Research Director of The Atlantic Salmon Trust
? Dr Richard Kennedy, Science Officer of the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
? Dr Robert Rosell, Principal Scientific Officer for Freshwater Fish, AFBI
? Mr Jim Haughey MBE, former Chairman of the Ulster Angling Federation
? A speaker from Salmon & Trout Conservation Ltd

* More speakers will be announced in the next few days


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Opening Times

12/03/2021 (12 Mar 2021)

* 12:00 - 20:00

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