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Excitement on Mask as World Cup fever builds

July 27th, 2016

Ronan Cusack reports that there was plenty of activity on Lough Mask over the weekend as the excitement builds for the upcoming World Cup, which starts tomorrow the 28th July. Ballinrobe & District Anglers held their annual club competition on Sunday last which was supported by 46 anglers. Conditions on the day were excellent, with […]

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Great summer fishing on a peaceful Corrib

July 27th, 2016

Declan Gibbons reports that angling activity on Corrib was quiet enough over the last week, with many local anglers practising on Lough Mask for the upcoming World Cup. Anglers that have been out were rewarded for their efforts. On Saturday last Dorrie Gibbons from Cong hosted a fishing competition – Cast A Line For Autism […]

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Erriff continues to produce the goods despite low water

July 27th, 2016

Fishery manager Osgur Grieve was in touch again with an update from the Erriff Fishery, covering fishing up to the 26th July. On the morning of the 21st regular visitor Andrew Beattie had a fresh 6lbs grilse from the Falls Pool on a Cascade. The same evening another regular angler Donal Chambers had a 4.25lbs […]

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Great shark fishing to the Brazen Hussy in Galway Bay

July 27th, 2016

John Fleming, skipper of the Brazen Hussy II, reports that they are enjoying a great start to the shark season over the last couple of weeks, with plenty of blues landed and finally their first porbeagle. John says “We had an unbelievable day last Saturday.  Our first blue was landed by father and son Wayne […]

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Sulky salmon on the Bandon are hard to catch

July 27th, 2016

Bandon 27.07.16

Eileen Carroll Murphy IFI reports from the River Bandon for the week ended Sunday 26th June 2016: There were only a couple of Salmon reported last week from the Bandon. Even though there are plenty around they are gone very sulky and there is very little take. The river is badly in need of a good flood at […]

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Some good grilse landed on West Cork rivers

July 27th, 2016

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Eileen Carroll Murphy IFI reports from the Rivers Ilen and Ouvane for the week ended Sunday 24th July 2016: River Ilen and River Ouvane 12 peel landed for the week on the river Ilen, best 7lbs landed by a local angler on a Flying C. The river Ouvane had 6 peel landed for the week, best […]

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Best fish this week on the Lee was 7lbs by local angler

July 27th, 2016

Lee Map

Eileen Carroll Murphy IFI reports from the River Lee for the week ended Sunday 24th July 2016: River Lee 18 peel landed for the week on the river Lee, mostly at the Kingsley Weir.  The best was 7lbs and landed by a local angler on shrimp. River Lee ESB Fishery Inniscarra We had no fish catches […]

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Anglers report good fishing in the Cavan areas with good bream showing

July 27th, 2016

Cavan map - Coarse fishing

Alice Murtagh from the IFI Corlesmore office reports: All pleasure anglers report good fishing in most regions with good Bream showing with feeding. Good Hybrids and some Tench on Tawlagh while Dereskit is fishing consistently with bags up to 50lb including Hybrids, some Bream and occasional Tench. Tench up to 6lb on Strand at Killeshandra […]

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Lovely tench for Enfield Junior anglers at the 4th leg of their league

July 27th, 2016

Royal Enfield CAC - Junior event pic 4

Royal Enfield CAC Junior League took place recently and the secretary Mark reports: 4th leg results Some lovely tench caught and landed tonight. Some weigh ins captured live on video. Overall tonight too weigh went to Alex Clavin 2lb 7ozs 2nd Megan Kearney 2lb 3ozs 3rd Bridgette Cummins 1lb 14ozs 4th Mary Cummins 1lb 10ozs 5th […]

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A first fish for Spanish Mum on the Munster Blackwater

July 27th, 2016

A great catch for Martin

A round up of all the catches from the Munster Blackwater: BLACKWATER SALMON FISHERY Glenda Powell from the Blackwater Salmon Fishery reports six fish caught Monday. The two fish in the pictures were first ever fish for Martin and his mum from Spain. They were safely returned. BALLYDUFF BRIDGE SALMON FISHERY Ballyduff Bridge Salmon Fishery […]

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This post is in: Fort William, Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

Back on the yak and chasing the mack !

July 27th, 2016

Full house...

Back on the yak and where he loves to be is Gary Robinson.  He gets a chance to fill the freezer with some much needed mackerel last Sunday and reports : I really should have gone fishing in the morning. Or yesterday. It was glassy yesterday as can be seen in the image above. There was […]

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This post is in: Kerry, Sea angling reports Tags: , ,

A very quiet week on Lough Currane

July 27th, 2016

Mr. Michael O'Sullivan takes the limelight On the Butlers Pool

Guide Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane where ???? 21/7/16 The Waterville fishery was on the quiet side and where the Noble anglers of Lough Currane are concerned you can say without any fear of contradiction they failed miserably in their duties again today. In my opinion they need a wake up call from the fifth generation […]

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