Flyfishing School


World-class instruction at Ireland’s most beautiful fishing lodge

At Delphi Lodge we are able to provide world class tuition. Fly fishing instruction can be as simple as a short visit for half a day or built into a fully tutored course over a few days while staying in the Lodge. Our fly fishing instructors are available for one to one tuition in addition to offering excellent tuition to small groups and families.

A tutored course at Delphi Lodge, is a wonderful, relaxing and learning experience for anyone who wishes to take their first steps into this rewarding form of fishing. For many fly fishing becomes a true passion.

Information on course dates for 2022 coming soon.

Beginners Course - More Information
Beginner’s Fly-Casting and Fishing Course dates for 2022 to be confirmed : These popular 3-day residential courses, normally run over weekends, provide an all-round introduction to fly-fishing. They are designed both for absolute beginners and for those wishing to improve their knowledge and eliminate troublesome casting faults.

The programme covers:

  • How to fish safely
  • Casting with single-handed rods
  • Correct rod-arm mechanics
  • Casting accuracy
  • Coping with windy conditions
  • Spey-casting and roll-casting
  • Leader making and fishing knots
  • Equipment appraisal; choosing tackle to suit your needs
  • Watercraft and how to read a river
  • Demonstrations of wet-fly, dry-fly and upstream nymph fishing
  • Fly-tying demonstration
  • An opportunity to river fish for trout each day
  • Guided boat fishing on one of Connemara’s premier fisheries
The courses are limited to eight participants.
A 50% deposit is payable on reservation. The balance is payable on departure. For details of Delphi’s cancellation policy, click on
 Reservations. Course dates are subject to change. Participants from overseas should await final confirmation of their course dates before.
Personal Course - More Information
Flyfishing School – Personal Tuition

FISHING TUITION (up to 6 persons)
A half day’s tuition @ €180 
A full day’s tuition @ €300 
This is probably one of the best investments an aspiring fly-fisher could ever make. Advance reservation essential. Accommodation charges are additional.
All Courses

After a course at Delphi, participants are equipped with all the knowledge and skills required for a long and successful fly-fishing life. All courses are residential and include accommodation and all meals. The prices are based on shared rooms – for single rooms a supplement applies (see below). Course participants should bring warm and proper waterproof clothing, including waterproof over-trousers and wellington boots, a hat and sunglasses or other eye protection. All fishing tackle is provided. But, if you have your own tackle, by all means bring it along.


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Season’s Greetings from Delphi Lodge


Michael, David and all of the Delphi Team  would like to to wish You, your family and friends, a very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year.  


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