at Bellinter House Hotel
Fly Fishing for Wild Brown Trout at the Bellinter House Hotel
Bellinter House Hotel is located in the heart of the Boyne Valley and overlooks the majestic River Boyne, famed in Irish folklore for its mystical Salmon of Knowledge. The River Boyne and its tributaries are currently ranked among Ireland’s premier fly-fishing rivers, and they hold extensive stocks of wild brown trout. At Bellinter House we offer fly-fishing enthusiasts access to circa 5km of prime fly-fishing water which provides you with the opportunity to fish for wild brown trout in the unspoilt surroundings of Co. Meath. Assisted by our resident guide, we can offer you a fly-fishing experience second to none. Our guide will assist you in developing your fishing itinerary and assist in organising permits for you. He will offer his expertise and experience to assist you in setting up your gear, choosing the right flies and fishing times and locations to ensure that you get hooked into one of the Boynes beautiful brownies. We can also provide you with a packed lunch as required or perhaps you would prefer one of our specially prepared fisherman’s lunches at the hotel.
In addition to the Bellinter House Fishery, the other rivers in the Boyne Valley provide anglers with the opportunity to fish many miles of under-fished waters that are literally teeming with wild brown trout ranging in size from .25kgs to 2.5kgs. The Kells Blackwater is the largest and most popular tributary of the Boyne and provides access to some of the finest dry fly fishing in Ireland. The smaller tributaries which include the Rivers Deel, Stoneyford, Athboy-Trimblestown, and Enfield Blackwater all provide anglers with challenging and exciting fly-fishing opportunities for wild brown trout. Of course, there is also the renowned Lough Sheelin another jewel in the crown of Irelands wild brown trout fisheries, one which can deliver the fish of a lifetime and a fly-fishing experience that will provide treasured memories long into the future.