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Angling restrictions in Cork to be reviewed on Monday 28 May

May 25th, 2018

Dead carp being removed from the Lough

Carp mortalities in The Lough are tapering off, with a total of 5 carp removed from the water since Sunday 20th . Mortalities continue at Belvelly Lake with 29 removed during the same period. The total removed from The Lough stands at 855 and 299 from Belvelly Lake, bringing the total combined count from both […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports

Irish Angling Update – 24 May 2018

May 24th, 2018

Sea pinks

The weather has really improved in the last few days and the warm days are in for the next week or so. This should help get the season back on track and already we are seeing better reports from some of the trout lakes, a jump in charter boat reports and tench starting to feature […]

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Charter boat anglers getting skate and more off Clare coast

May 24th, 2018

Skate

Charter boat anglers on the Shannon Estuary and around the Clare enjoyed the fine weather can had some fine catches last week… Anglers on the Clare Dragoon have had some good skate fishing in the last week. Mackerel have been scarce but there’s enough bait about to get the big skate and spurdogs into double figures. Meanwhile […]

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Good cod fishing for Dungarvan charter boats

May 24th, 2018

cod

Cod made a welcome return to angler catches from Dungarvan’s charter boats last week… 20 May: Dungarvan Offshore Charters was out this mornings  4th Waterford Scouts, Abbeyside. The troop had a great time catching pollack and mackerel but the catch of the day was a fine cod for one of the boys. Dungarvan Bay Charters were also […]

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Mullet and cod for saltwater fly anglers in Cork Harbour

May 24th, 2018

saltwater fly fishing

Richie Ryan is back with some saltwater flyfishing updates from Cork Harbour… 20 May: A poor days fishing today. A short run out in bad conditions. Only one fish and no bass. Thankfully Noel Foley had a nice kelpy cod on the fly to save the blank. Maybe they’re back? 22 May: Out mullet fishing with […]

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Great pike fishing for French anglers in Longford area

May 24th, 2018

Etienne Denoyer with a nice Pike caught on Jerk bait.

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on great piking in the Longford area… Etienne and friends Arnaud, Chistophe and  Patrice from France had a great weeks Pike fishing while staying with us at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford. Etienne who has been before and knows the water well guided his friends around for […]

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Salmon to 12lb from Ilen last week

May 24th, 2018

RIVER ILEN 12 salmon landed for the week, best fish was 12lbs caught by a club angler on worms. GLENGARRIFF RIVER 4 salmon landed for the week, best fish was 10lbs landed by a local angler on worms.   Go fishing… The River Ilen is a medium size spate river that fishes best on a dropping […]

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No salmon reported from Laune, lakes or Flesk

May 24th, 2018

No reported salmon catches last week on the Laune, Killarney Lakes or River Flesk. Go fishing… Laune Salmon & Trout Anglers’ Association Permit Charges for 2018 €25.00 a day Up to 31st July.  A 7 day permit €140.00. (Weeks Fishing.) €35.00 a day in August and September.   A 7 day permit €210.00. (Weeks Fishing.) Fishing with a Member  €20.00  a Day to […]

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All quiet on the Lee

May 24th, 2018

No catches reported and there are still two seals on the upper Lee. INNISCARRA FISHERY Not many fishing and no catches reported. Go fishing… The River Lee drains a catchment of 484 square miles of which much is taken up by two large reservoirs. Salmon Angling is confined to an 8 mile stretch from Inniscarra […]

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Water needed to improve salmon fishing on the Bandon

May 24th, 2018

There were 3 salmon reported last week on the Bandon.  The water has dropped off and is in need of a flood to bring fish up off the tide. Go Fishing… Bandon Angling Association have set up a guiding service in conjunction with Jason Nash, Peter Aspinwall and Phil Dewey. Details of the guiding service are provided […]

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Summer low levels on Owenea and no fishing

May 24th, 2018

Monday 14th  to Sunday 20th May 2018. The river ran at very low summer levels all week as the gauge average of 0.09m attests! There is little to report this week with no rods out fishing. Make a booking For info/bookings etc on the Owenea Fishery – Tel: 074 9551141. (9am to 1pm April to […]

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Drowes continues to fish well despite low levels

May 24th, 2018

Monday 14th  to Sunday 20th May 2018. The week brought lovely sunny, dry though coolish weather and as a consequence, water levels steadily fell over the week. The gauge read 0.46m on Monday and had fallen to 0.40m by the end of play on Sunday. The river fished well once again despite water levels being […]

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