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Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland

Children in Trout Angling

 

Campbell Baird has been fly fishing from the age of six and entered his first competition at the age of eleven. He is passionate about the sport and loves the excitement of competing under pressure.

Campbell has represented Ireland at International, European and World level and captained Ulster at the all-Ireland finals five times leading to him being appointed captain of the Ireland International team several times .

Other titles include :

Ulster Lough style champion.
Three times Ulster river champion.
Two time Ulster still water champion.
All Ireland Lough style champion.
All Ireland River champion.
Three times all Ireland still water champion.
Eight times Lexus European finalist.
Lexus international team champion with team Woodford Greys, Ireland.
Lexus international individual runner up.
Two times UK Trout masters champion and twice runner up.
Captained the Irish Stillwater team to silver medal in 2010.
Captained the Irish Stillwater team to silver medal in 2011.
Captained the Irish Stillwater team to Gold medal in 2014
Team bronze medal winner at 2012 Commonwealth championships in Tasmania.
Individual Silver medal winner at 2012 Commonwealth championships in Tasmania.
Team bronze medal winner at 2014 Commonwealth championships in England.
Captained Irish junior team to silver medal at 2013 world championships.
Best overseas team in the Anglian Water Fulling Mill International Final with team Woodford Greys, Ireland.
Five times Woodford winter league champion.
Six times  Lexus Irish heat winner.

Campbell is a regular contributor to ‘Trout Fisherman’ and ‘Irish Angler’ magazines which between them have a circulation of approximately sixty thousand copies distributed worldwide each month.

Campbell is also the National Youth Officer for the Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland (T.A.F.I.) with a remit to promote and develop angling in Ireland for boys and girls between the ages of 12 – 18. It is a busy job which takes him to all counties, North and South of Ireland,.


TAFI Children in Trout Angling Policy (PDF)