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Maddy Kelly - the Irish woman behind International Women's Fly Fishing Day

Maddy Kelly - the Irish woman behind International Women's Fly Fishing Day

Maddy Kelly on the shores of Lough Melvin

This Saturday, September 9th, is International Women’s Fly Fishing Day, a worldwide initiative to encourage more women to take up fly fishing and for fly anglers around the world to show support for women fly anglers as well.

Wherever you are in the world, women are asked to post photos on social media at 11am showing themselves enjoying fly fishing and already in its fourth year, it’s hoped it’s a day that will grow and grow.

But did you know that an Irish female fly angler is one of those behind the project?  Maddy Kelly is an Irish international angler who teamed up with Pamela Dunlap from West Virginia to form a truly international initiative and we spoke to them about the day and how the obstacles to women in fly fishing are finally breaking down.

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