Stevie Munn (Partridge Stand)
Stevie Munn is from Co. Antrim, he has fly fished all his life , well from about the age of six, he is now a Pro Tyer with Partridge and will be dressing Irish Lough flies at the BFFI on the Partridge stand . He is also a member of the pro staff with Hardy & Greys, and a qualified Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructor in Fly Tying and Fly Casting with APGAI-Ireland, and a APGAI fly casting instructor. He teaches fly casting and fly tying to all levels from beginner to advanced .
Stevie has worked in the game angling sector for many years at game fairs and shows and has been a Professional guide for many years for trout, salmon and a lough run wild brown trout called the Dollaghan which runs his local rivers to spawn, that said he will fish for any fish that will take a fly and also loves fly fishing in the sea. He has won many fly fishing competitions though mostly now fishes for pleasure and he has also won fly casting competitions including 2 Accuracy Casting Championships in England and at the CLA game fair 2011 Stevie helped set a new World record in fly casting which was done for the charity Help of Heroes, 141 miles of fly casting with Stevie setting the high score of 627 casts at distance in 30 mins.
Stevie hosts fishing trips worldwide and can help you if you want to fish many places in the world, every October he hosts a trip to fish in British Colombia Canada, but can also help you with other Game angler’s paradises including Russia, Iceland, Norway and Argentina as well as his native Ireland, North and South.
Stevie flies patterns have appeared in many angling books including Malcolm Greenhalgh’s new book ‘A guide to fishing flies from around the World, Stevie also writes articles in many angling magazines including Irish Angler, Total Flyfisher, Trout & Salmon, Flyfishing & Fly Tying and Chasing Silver of which he is the Field Editor in Ireland. .
Stevie has given fly tying and casting demos, at many game and fly fairs over the years, including the CLA game fair, Angling Ireland, IFFI, Irish Game Fairs, Lough Agency show, Dutch Fly Fair, The Rio Grande Fly Fishers in TDF and British fly fair International and also runs Ireland premier fly fair The Irish Fly fair. Stevie is looking forward to the show, come say hi to him if you have any questions on angling world wide or fly tying, meet Stevie at the Partridge stand he will only be to glad to help .