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Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship at the Evesham Festival

August 20th, 2014

World Pairs - 2013 winner

Come along and visit DCAL Fisheries and Inland Fisheries Ireland, IFI sponsors of the Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship at the Evesham Festival (www.eveshamfestival.com) this bank holiday weekend. Representatives will be on hand to provide information on angling in Ireland, to include the Lakelands & Inland Waterways region and the magnificent Lough […]

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This post is in: Competition, Other news

Good bass fishing in Cork Harbour reported

August 20th, 2014

bass

Richie Ryan reports good bass angling in Cork Harbour the last few days. A great days fishing was had by two anglers from Dublin , Noel Foley and Keith Ryder. Seven large bass were landed aboard “Sea Hawk ” and 4 other fish lost by happy clients who sportingly returned all fish. The action included a […]

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This post is in: Cork Harbour, Sea angling reports

A touch of “ool la la” enchants the pike at Foxford

August 20th, 2014

French novice angler, Bernie Veillard, with her first ever fish!

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports  – w/e 17th August 2014. Foxford based angling guide, Kenny Sloan, reported that although water temperatures are getting gradually cooler bigger pike are still difficult to catch. However, a group of French visitors to the Foxford area decided to give pike fishing a try. The majority of the group, […]

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This post is in: Foxford, Pike fishing reports

170lb bag of bream at the IFI Open Competition held at Templehouse Lake under difficult conditions

August 20th, 2014

A phenomenal bag of 170 lbs. won the competition for Ronan Ryan, Galway

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports  – w/e 17th August 2014. Templehouse Lake, famous for its quality bream and one of the few places in Ireland where anglers can catch over one hundred pounds of bream, was the venue for this year’s IFI Open. The competition, which is in its third year, was organised by […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports

Daddy longlegs worked well on Lough Conn but fishing is slow

August 20th, 2014

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports from Lough Conn – w/e 17th August 2014. Trout fishing on Lough Conn continued to be quite slow with very few anglers venturing out. Fishing out of Pontoon Bridge Hotel (www.pontoonbridge.com), Sean Murphy, Cork, had 3 trout on Daddy Longlegs for 4 lbs., while Italian visitor, Leich Pedoro, caught […]

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This post is in: Loughs Conn and Cullin, Trout fishing reports

Good catches for anglers who ventured out at Ballisodare Fishery

August 20th, 2014

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports from Ballisodare Fishery – w/e 17th August 2014. After two very good weeks with over 200 salmon reported, the Ballisodare Fishery saw a relatively slow week with just 27 fish caught. Angling effort was low but most anglers who went out were rewarded with good catches. At this time of […]

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This post is in: Ballisodare, Salmon fishing reports

The Emerald isle comes up trumps for Edward with his first fly caught salmon

August 20th, 2014

Burrishoole Fishery - Success after many years! Edward van der Heul, Holland, with his first ever fly caught salmon

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports from Burrishoole Fishery – w/e 17th August 2014. Despite difficult fishing conditions with northerly winds prevailing for most of the week, the Burrishoole Fishery produced a few salmon during the week. The Dutch group who already had fished the Owenmore River earlier in the week visited Lough Furnace for […]

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This post is in: Burrishoole, Salmon fishing reports

7lb fresh grilse for Dutch journalist Rudy on the Owenmore

August 20th, 2014

A happy Rudy v. Duijnhoven on the Owenmore River

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports from Owenmore River – w/e 17th August 2014. The Owenmore River saw a good spate during the week with heavy showers in the Nephin Beg Mountains keeping water levels up for most of the week allowing for good fishing conditions. Fishing on the Bangor Angling Club stretch of the […]

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This post is in: Owenmore River, Salmon fishing reports

164 salmon from the Moy this week

August 20th, 2014

Frank O’Hara, Co. Laois, with his fine 11.4 lbs. Ridge Pool salmon

Fisheries Information Manager Markus Müller reports from the Moy – w/e 17th August 2014. Water levels on the River Moy dropped again to summer level and, as a consequence, angling effort was very low this past week. However, the Moy system yielded a reported catch of 164 salmon bringing the yearly total to 4,067 so […]

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This post is in: River Moy, Salmon fishing reports

Some nice grilse ranging from 4 to 10 lbs from Owenea

August 20th, 2014

Lindsey Clarke

Lindsey Clarke reports from OWENEA FISHERY – Monday 11th to Sunday 17th August 2014. We received no major floods this week but there were a number of freshes which meant that the river had fair water levels on Tuesday (0.20m), Wednesday (0.22m), Thursday (0.20m) and Sunday (0.20m). The gauge average for the week was reasonable reading […]

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This post is in: Owenmore Fishery, Salmon fishing reports

Things are quiet for the Drowes

August 20th, 2014

Lindsey Clarke

Lindsey Clarke reports from the RIVER DROWES – Monday 11th to Sunday 17th August 2014. We received very little rainfall and the Drowes remained very low all week once again. The fishery was fairly quiet although those that did fish recorded a number of grilse and there was around 15 grilse caught from the week […]

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This post is in: River Drowes, Salmon fishing reports

Double figured pike from the Upper Shannon

August 20th, 2014

Melview - Nick with a nice double.

Angling Guide and guesthouse owner Kevin Lyons reports from Melview Lodge: Jean-Pierre along with son Nick and friend Surge from Belgium who visit Ireland and Melview Lodge three time a year managed some nice Pike while fishing parts of the upper Shannon, Both Lures and dead baits were used and produced some nice fish for […]

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This post is in: Longford, Pike fishing reports


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