casting instructor

Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:10 pm

Any info on a casting instructor for an idiot like me

re casting instructor

Wed Nov 17, 2004 9:39 pm

Are you willing to travel to dublin, If so I might be able to do something for you.

Casting Instructor.

Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:25 pm

I know a guy from Kerry called Steve Gillet he gave me some lessons and stayed with me till I got the general technique.
As far as I know he is qualified in the area of pendulum casting instruction he uses the same technique as Neil Mackellow for a small guy he really blasts the lead to a great distance.
I was at a competition in Kilmuckridge Wexford and some of the lads from Dublin were hitting it out fairly far just beyond a sand bank I always seemed to land on it catching f*%k all so a week later off I went to Kilarney with my reel met Steve and havent had any problems since.
The technique is easy it only a matter of getting the right timing.
Maybe Dublin would be closer but I know a guy who got in touch with me through the web about casting instructors in Dublin and he is from South Africa he met up with Steve here in Ireland for some lessons and he is getting great distances now.

casting instructor

Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:16 am

How much does this guy charge :?:


Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:54 am

yeah i could do with some major help with my casting so a name and a price would be very helpfull

Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:53 am

I could do with some help too and in Dublin, anyone with any advise on where to look?


Wed Oct 18, 2006 12:16 pm

I've went to Steve Gillet twice and would recommend him. Hes a Sea angler casting instructor so you can get his contact details from them or I'm sure landers in Tralee or the shop in Blarney would have his number. Contact him about charges but its very small and he gives a 2 to 3 hour lesson.


Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:57 pm

pm with you dingbat

Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:53 am

we will have a new tournament casting club up and running as soon as we secure a feild, (which we looking into now so hopfully wont be too long)
for private lessons PM for details.

Tue Oct 31, 2006 11:43 am

Why dont you run some lessons in the Pheonix Park?

Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:34 pm

we will have a new tournament casting club up and running as soon as we secure a feild

best of luck with it Paddy. where have you in mind for the field? what sort of interest have you from anglers??

Tue Nov 07, 2006 2:32 pm

any updates on this lads, I have sent 2 pm's with no replies.

Anybody know of anyone in Dublin who is an instructor?


Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:00 pm

Would be interested in some lessons any more info would be great


Tue Nov 07, 2006 8:09 pm

I would be interested in some lessons. I'm based in Waterford but would travel if required. There were a couple of casting instructors at the last angling show in Dublin that were very good. Ant offers or info on these guys.

Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:50 pm

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Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:30 pm

are these guys contactable via this forum?


Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:47 am

yes, andrew gormley and john henry and myself were the guys at the show and we are in the process of getting a casting club up and running as soon as we secure a venue, but i do give some private lessons.
Coaster--if your down by John O briens shop in waterford he might be able to help or put you in touch with a local instructor.
With regards to using the Phionix Park it virtualy impossible to get any answers from the dublin corp, and some of us have been run off it before.

Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:49 am

Is Sandymount not an option anymore Paddy?

Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:47 pm

Hi Paddy,

can I contact you via PM?

Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:48 am

of corse Kstaff pm away, robert yes sandymount is still an option but a last option, as the sand and salt water are a real killer on the tourny reels, they are expensive enough to buy and then converting them costs more depending on what reel,, we are in talks with a guy who has 2 big fields