New Patterns and meeting Old Friends at the Irish Fly Fair

New Patterns and meeting old friends at the Irish Fly Fair

A catchup with friends and plenty of fly tying using new materials from the Fulling Mill range at the Irish Fly Fair...

Midas Dabbler, Sheelin Perch Fry Minkie and Fulling Mill news

Back again with the blog, Midas Dabbler, Minkies and news on Fulling Mill

It's been a few months since I got around to posting a blog, and now that the 2023 Guiding season finished for me a few weeks back I can get back to some updates...

Late Start and Flies in Ireland

Late Start and Updates on my Fly Range

A late start to the season and my Fulling Mill fly range is now available from Pat Nolan at Premier Angling.

Guiding on Glencar Lough

Guiding on Glencar Lough

Exciting news for the season ahead, now offering guiding on Glencar Lough.

Go To Flies for 2023

Go To Flies for 2023

Go To Flies for 2023 and more information on my Fulling Mill Flies...

Looking forward to the 23 Season

Looking forward to the '23 Season

Looking forward to the 23 Season and some notes about fishing in April...

End of Season 2022

End of the 2022 Season

As this year comes to an end I just want to thank everyone who has fished with me and has fished my flies over the season. It has been incredible and I want to thank you all for your support...

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs- the Octopus

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs

Over the closed season I will be posting a pattern per week for fishing on Irish Loughs. This will include flies for Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. This week's tying is the Octopus.

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs- Cock Robin Dabbler

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs

Over the closed season I will be posting a pattern per week for fishing on Irish Loughs. This will include flies for Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. This week's tyings are the Cock Robin Dabbler and a Cock Robin Dabbler Variant.

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs- Palomino Midge and Grey Duster

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs

Over the closed season I will be posting a pattern per week for fishing on Irish Loughs. This will include flies for Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. This week's tyings are the Palomino Midge and the Grey Duster.

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs- Gorgeous George

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs

Over the closed season I will be posting a pattern per week for fishing on Irish Loughs. This will include flies for Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. This week's tying is the Gorgeous George.

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs- Claret Dabbler

Cast of Flies for Irish Loughs

Over the closed season I will be posting a pattern per week for fishing on Irish Loughs. This will include flies for Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. This week's tying is the Claret Dabbler.

Boiled Bluebottles and more

Boiled Bluebottles and more

Boiled bluebottles and more- From the Nov. 2022 "Ireland on the Fly podcast" with Tom "Doc" Sullivan and Daire Whelan.

Guiding for the Irish team

Guiding for the Irish team

A blog from Jackie on Guiding for the Irish team for the Lough Melvin in 2022, with a review fron Denis Goulding

Back at the Bench and a throwback

Back at the Bench and a throwback

A blog post from Jackie on being Back at the Bench and a throwback to earlier in the year on Melvin

Casting with Ceri

Casting with Ceri

A 2021 guest appearance on Ceri Jones podcast, where we discuss fly tying, dying for Irish Lough patterns, and chat about guiding on Lough Melvin and Arrow and days out fishing.

Jackie and Ahrex Hooks

Jackie and Ahrex Hooks

A 2019 article with Ahrex introducing Jackie Mahon for the "Keeping the Irish tradition alive" article.

Four flies

Four flies

A little bit about 4 flies I tied in 2020 to demonstrate some Irish patterns

Dont Forget the Sedge

Don't Forget the Sedge

Sedge patterns by Jackie Mahon for Trout and Salmon Magazine's August 2019 issue

The Flys Up

The Fly's Up!

Mayflies by Jackie Mahon for Trout and Salmon Magazine's May 2019 issue

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