Ladies Charity Day River Ness
This years eagerly awaited ladies charity event on the River Ness will be on Saturday 31st August. All monies raised will be donated to Highland Hospice.
World spey casting champion Scott Mackenzie will be in attendance along with SGAIC instructors David Mateer and Frank Durdle. They will be assisted by coaches and members of Inverness Angling Club.
The format of the day will be very similar to last year. The day will start at the Highland Hospice at 9am for bacon rolls tea and coffee, introductions and safety briefing.
Then it’s off to the river in following groups:
New to fishing, with a little experience
Ladies who go fishing
Lunch will be back at the Hospice, for everyone, which overlooks the river.
The afternoon session will start at 2pm and ladies will be fishing until 4.30pm when it’s back to the hospice for Tea, coffee and cake with a debrief. Ladies who have their own equipment can carry on fishing into the evening.
The cost for the day including fishing permit, tuition and food is £60 per lady.
Please book your place with Sue Munro by email S.Munro@highlandhospice.org.uk
Please let Sue know which group will be suitable for you on the day
2: New to fishing, with a little experience
3: Ladies who go fishing
Friday evening 30th August we will again meet up for dinner, let Sue know if you would like a space.
The beat offers salmon and sea trout fishing on some 10 pools from the edge of Inverness through the Ness Islands. Its wide, streamy pools are especially attractive for fly fishing. Wading is relatively easy in most pools and chest waders are recommended. 15 and 16ft rods are popular but, with modern lines, anglers are increasingly using rods of 12 to 14ft. Shrimp flies work well along with the traditional Stoat’s Tail and Silver Stoat.
Please see the photographs enclosed from the ladies who fished the water last September.
Every year Highland Hospice touches the lives of over 1,000 patients and carers through their direct services and as a result of the support they provide to others who deliver palliative care in their community – read more.