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Some Nice Pike Action in the North-East for Visiting French Anglers

June 23rd, 2016

Dominic Pictured With One of Todays Pike

Angling guide Peter Cunningham has been in contact to let us know that some of his French clients had a nice bit of pike fishing yesterday and today in the north east. Although conditions have not been ideal for pike anglers Dominic and Jean-Jacques from the south of France had 7 nice pike on Wednesday 22nd June with the […]

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Irish Angling Update – 23 June 2016

June 23rd, 2016

Catch Photo Release

It was another week of historic catches for Irish anglers. The rain saw salmon fishing improve on many rivers and the cloudy, cooler conditions were a help to coarse anglers too, with good bream and tench at a number of venues. At sea there were some exciting reports from boat and shore, but it was […]

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Good pike from Midlands venues

June 23rd, 2016

Steve Nolan

Michael Flanagan from Midland Angling reports on some great pike fishing in the Midlands… It’s becoming a very small world these days on the angling scene with facebook, social media and all that stuff. I was contacted last week by Steve Nolan from Kansan who was traveling across Ireland with his wife Kathryn. We managed to […]

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West Cork salmon rivers: 10 on Ilen, Mealagh remains quiet

June 23rd, 2016

Reporting from IFI Macroom, Eileen Carroll has an update on the salmon fishing in West Cork… RIVER ILEN 10 salmon landed for the week, best was 10lbs landed and released by Ian O’ Sullivan, local angler, on a Flying C. RIVER MEALAGH No report. Go fishing… The River Ilen is a medium size spate river that […]

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42 salmon to 11.25lb reported on the Lee

June 23rd, 2016

  Eileen Carroll from the Macroom office reports that for the for the week ending Sunday 19th of June, 30 salmon were caught on the lower river. The best salmon was 11lbs fish caught on prawn by a local angler at the Kingsley weir on low water. ESB FISHERY INNISCARRA 11 salmon landed for the week, 2 […]

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Irish Bass Survey – thanks for taking part

June 23rd, 2016

Sid Jones - Bass fishing - Oct 2015 2

IFI would like to thank all of the bass and sea anglers who participated in the Irish Bass Survey which had been running since early April. The survey has now closed and with over 200 anglers submitting complete responses we should get some really interesting and important information back on all aspects of bass angling […]

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Cod, ling, pollack to double figures on Killala Bay

June 23rd, 2016

Happy Mayo anglers on Killala Bay

Donal Kennedy, skipper of the Leah, reported excellent sea angling for some of his clients on Killala Bay during the early part of June. On June 5th a party of French anglers enjoyed a day’s fishing on Killala Bay. They left Killala harbour at 8.30am in good time due to the big spring tides. The […]

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Salmon to 16lb landed on the Garavogue River,

June 23rd, 2016

There was also good salmon angling on the Garavogue River during the first half of June with several fine fish up to 16 lbs. reported. Brendan Gordon, Ollie Conlon, David Coyle and Alan Kean, all Sligo, had several fish on prawn at Kelly’s Bridge, while Colm O’Rourke, Sligo, had two on spinner also at Kelly’s […]

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Angling on Carrowmore Lake and the Owenmore River picks up considerably

June 23rd, 2016

Paul de Neef, Belgium, with a fine Owemore salmon

Angling on Carrowmore Lake and the Owenmore River picked up considerably during the week. Anglers on the lake enjoyed good sport for sea trout and grilse alike, while the first good flood of the season produced several nice fish on the river. Regular visitors to Bangor Erris Danny Verbessem and Paul De Neef from Belgium […]

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Big improvement on Moy, 645 salmon last week

June 23rd, 2016

Colin Farrell & Bill Hayes, Northern Ireland, with their Ridge Poool catch

The Moy system produced a whopping 645 salmon for the week bringing the yearly total, so far, to 1631. Heavy rain on Monday resulted in excellent fishing conditions from Wednesday onwards. Good numbers of salmon were caught on all fisheries as plenty fresh fish were moving up the system. On the Ridge Pool, Northern Ireland […]

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Low water last week on Costello and Fermoyle, weekend rain improves fishing

June 23rd, 2016

Fishery manager Terry Gallagher reports that very low water conditions continued right up to Sunday which kept rod pressure low. That said, Padraic McDonagh still managed to tease out a fresh off the tide grilse of 4lbs on River Beat 1. Then the heavens opened and by Sunday afternoon  the upper fishery was in full […]

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Fishing picks up on Erriff, sea trout running

June 23rd, 2016

Noel Doran 10.4lbs Erriff Salmon June 2016

Fishery manager Osgur Grieve says that fishing has picked up over the last week with the first good run of sea trout showing up, and he’s happy to report these fish are in good condition and have provided anglers with good sport while fishing for the harder caught salmon. The heaviest of the sea trout […]

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