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Silver for Ireland in World Feeder Fishing Championships

July 21st, 2014

wffc-ireland

Historic achievment for Irish coarse fishing team in World Championships 125 anglers from 25 countries were based in the Coachford area of Cork last week in preparation for the weekend’s World Feeder Fishing Championships. Going into the competition the English team was a clear favourite though home advantage and meticulous planning meant that the Irish and Dutch […]

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This post is in: Co. Cork, Coarse angling reports

Fishing for All at NDAF, Aughrim this Bank Holiday Weekend

July 29th, 2014

Lewis Moore and his dad fishing

The National Disabled Angling Facility (NDAF) is a “Fishing for All” put and take fishing lake in Aughrim, Co. Wicklow. This August Bank Holiday they hold their fishing competition with Plaques and vouchers for the winners. During the week they had some lovely fishing with Lewis Moore who came fishing with his Dad.  Danny Doyle […]

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This post is in: Competition, Other news

All sorts of fun with the Erne Anglers

July 29th, 2014

Ethan, Rebecca, Suzanne, Sophie, Jasmine, Lorraine, Rachel and Chloe

Erne Anglers coaches recently spent the day coaching children from the Active Allsorts after schools club in Irvinestown. A total of 12 children aged between 8 and 12 years of age were taught “Angling basics” including the safe handling of fish by the clubs coaches. This “come and try Angling” taster session proved a huge […]

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This post is in: Co. Fermanagh, Coarse angling reports, Erne

Wrecks supply a good numbers of pollack & ling at the Downings

July 29th, 2014

Ling

Rosguill skipper Michael McVeigh reports from the Downings in Donegal: At least one great day’s fishing on the wrecks as the Audacious provided a seemingly endless supply of Pollack & Ling (also Coalfish but won’t mention them!) Michael McVeigh Rosguill Go fishing… Fisherman’s Village Lodge provide B&B Accommodation in Downings, County Donegal. We offer Bed and […]

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This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

Some decent rain needed on the Laune

July 28th, 2014

Tomasz Ekert - Trout 1

Tomasz Ekert reports in his blog Sea Bass Hunting is waiting for the rain to raise the water levels.  On his recent trip to the River Laune Tomasz tells us ‘ After the rain the water level in the river was higher by 40 cm.  I had several contacts with salmon.  I caught one.  It was […]

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This post is in: Co. Kerry, Trout fishing reports

Balmy weather plays havoc with the fishing at Delphi during the week

July 28th, 2014

Delphi - July 27th 2014

The balmy weather is causing a lot of problems at Delphi as Fishery manager David McEvoy reports: The most memorable element of the past week here at Delphi has been the weather. We had little or no wind most of the week and it was incredibly warm and humid with temperatures as high as 26 […]

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This post is in: Delphi, Salmon fishing reports

Some nice fish on both dry and on small nymphs for Clonanav customers

July 28th, 2014

Clonanav - Late July fishing 5

Andrew Ryan, APGAI Clonanav Fly Fishing reports: Traditionally late July and August are not the most productive times for river fishing, but we have been having some amazing fishing of late.  The rivers are low and clear but the fish are concentrated in the deeper pools. Some of the heavy showers last week did freshen […]

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This post is in: Clonanav, Trout fishing reports

Go early, go late approach works well on Sheelin

July 28th, 2014

Ryan Houston, Enniskellan with his Lough Sheelin catch

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI July 21st– July 27th 2014 ‘In my experience, there appears to be six stages or plateaus of desire in the life of an angler: 1) to catch a fish 2) to catch a lot of fish 3) to catch big fish 4) to catch difficult fish under […]

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This post is in: Lough Sheelin, Trout fishing reports

Some Good Sea Angling Sessions on the East Coast

July 26th, 2014

Ruairi Coleman With A Lovely Sommthhound Taken on a Recent Outing

Ruairi Coleman from the Swords Angling Centre reports that the sea fishing on the east coast is still going strong. Ruairi fished two east coast rock marks this week, on the first he had loads of dabs and codling. On the second he had some nice smooth-hounds and one big mackerel. Some mackerel have been reported from north […]

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This post is in: East coast, Sea angling reports

Good fishing sessions on Tullan strand, Streedagh and Mermaids cove

July 25th, 2014

Ballan at Bundoran

Sean Carty of Carty’s Land and Sea Sports in Bundoran, Co. Donegal updates us on the fishing in the north of the country: On the shore the fishing has remained good with anglers having some great sessions on Tullan strand, Streedagh and Mermaids cove . All these locations have had reports of plenty of Flounder […]

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This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

The river Duff fishing steadily with night rain

July 25th, 2014

Katie Carty with her 1st Salmon

Sean Carty of Carty’s Land and Sea Sports in Bundoran, Co. Donegal updates us on the fishing in the north of the country: The Duff has fished fairly steadily over the last 2 weeks with plenty of overnight rainfalls leading to small floods that have allowed fish to move .  There has been fish caught […]

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This post is in: Donegal, River Duff, Salmon fishing reports

8 and 9lb salmon for Fortwilliam guests

July 25th, 2014

Fort William - river Blackwater

Fishery Manager Paul Whelan reports from Fort William Estate today: Water levels are in perfect order and  fish are certainly running the system. After our small rise in water levels another good run of fish went through but these fish are on a mission. Clarity is at about 3ft with a peat stain colour. Our […]

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This post is in: Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

Happy Days at Courtmacsherry with 180lb skate and many species caught

July 25th, 2014

Courtmacsherry - July (5)

Mark Gannon of Courtmacsherry angling has a good number of species accounted for this week so far and a super skate, he reports: Courtmacsherry Estuary, inshore and offshore are all producing some great fishing at the moment.  Shark fishing with fish to 2.20m, 7 and 3 lost in 4 hrs fishing yesterday, Ling to 18lbs […]

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This post is in: Courtmacsherry, Sea angling reports


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