Thursday, July 16, 2009

spey classes.....

Eoin Fairgrieve is a fully qualified casting member of the Association of Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors (A.A.P.G.A.I).

Eoin is highly regarded as one of the world’s leading Speycasting instructors and was a member of the Scottish Flycasting Team that won the 2006 World Speycasting Championships held in Ireland.

Before becoming a full time instructor and Loop’s Speycasting Consultant, Eoin was a guide for many years on one of the famous beats of the River Tweed. He is a regular features writer for the Trout and Salmon magazine and has travelled extensively to Loop camps around the world teaching and guiding fishing parties.

He is a keen salmon conservationist and through his Tweedstart angling project, has introduced hundreds of children to flyfishing. Eoin’s Centre of Excellence is a hugely successful teaching practice located on the River Tweed in Scotland.

Eoin is going to be with us in Coeur d'Alene, ID for 2 days, Saturday July 25 and Sunday July 26. There are 2 instructional sessions available each day, the morning session runs from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and the afternoon session from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. There are 12 slots available for each session and the cost is $75 per person which is applicable toward the purchase of any Loop Rod or Reel.

To book a slot in one of Eoin's instructional sessions please give us a call at 1-800-410-3133, this is an opportunity not to be missed!!!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

world fly fishing championship results

The competition is over! Over 120 anglers from 27 countries competed in the World Fly Fishing Championships in Perthshire, Scotland this past week. The anglers pursued brown trout, rainbow trout and grayling in Kinross-shires Loch Leven and the River Tay during the three-day tournament.

Iain is the 2009 World Champion; a supreme achievement at the pinnacle of a staggering personal fly fishing career. His team from England won the team award as well.The French and Scots finished in second and third place respectively.

Iain Barr won the World Championship with the Multi 8100 rod and a CLW5/8 reel.

To read more about the competition visit