David Dowery

David is the proprietor of well-known Northern Ireland Fly Fishing specialist retailer The Fly Box.

He has been absent from the show circuit for a few years but we have managed to coax him out of retirement and for good reason. David has been fly fishing and tying flies for more than 40 years gaining a wealth of knowledge that puts him at the very top of his sport. He is an extremely consistent and fluent fly tier, specializing in practical river patterns that work. As a caster he is without peer in Ireland.

In addition to his local Rivers Bann, Blackwater and Lagan, for the past 12 years David has been fishing the highly technical Henry’s Fork of the Snake River arguably the best dry fly stream in the USA and perfect proving grounds for innovative concepts of design, materials and knowledge that combine into the art form of fly tying.

David embodies the true meaning of fly fishing, is a strong believer in sharing information and we have no doubt you will enjoy ‘‘the craic’’ when you meet him.