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The Ger Hennessey Oakland’s Winter League

September 25th, 2018

The Ger Hennessey Oakland’s Winter League will be fished on 6 dates between 4 November and 18 November at 14:00 In this 6 match event the top 5 results count. Points system 1 for first 2 for second and so on. Overall 1st €500 2nd €300 3rd €150 And daily cash prizes depending on entries. […]

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Junior anglers do well at all Irelands in Killeshandra

September 25th, 2018

Helen Rainsford, NCFFI, reports on the Junior All Ireland fished in Cavan earlier this month… The Junior All-Ireland was held on Town Lake on 1st September in Killeshandra. Twelve anglers took part including 5 active and recent internationals. Fishing was really good with some great catches, especially on the whip. Well done to the winners […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan, Coarse angling reports, Killeshandra

The 9th Irish Fly Fair and International Angling Show 2018

September 25th, 2018

10th and 11th of November 2018. Irelands biggest fly-fishing extravaganza will again feature the largest group of fly tyers and game angling stands under one roof. A host of the greatest fly dressers fly casters and angling celebrities from all over the globe will once again gather at the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill, to […]

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Off the Scale, Issue 24 online now…

September 25th, 2018

What better way to start the week than with a brand spanking new issue of Ireland’s #1 angling publication! Issue 24 features material on huge skate and mullet in West Cork, the ins and outs of the very important recent pike dietary research, a great interview about a new foreign fishing holiday company based in […]

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Ronan Baggott wins Maloney/Keady Cup on Lough O’Flynn

September 25th, 2018

Joe Fitzharris reports on the Maloney/Keady Cup competition held on Sunday 16th of September… Joe Fitzharris reporting on a very successful  Maloney/Keady Cup held on Lough O”Flynn Sunday, Sept 16-th. 24 – Anglers competed in only the second running of this event in very good angling conditions. Most encouragingly on the day was the much welcome […]

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This post is in: Lough O'Flynn, Trout fishing reports

Tommy Dowd wins the first autumn Lanesborough Festival

September 25th, 2018

Andrew Seaburnett reports on the LoughRee Lanesborough Angling Hub Festival… Lough Ree North Angling Hub ran our first autumn angling festival on the weekend of 15th & 16th September. 18 anglers attended including 2 Irish internationals, and several visting UK anglers. The competition was fished on two sections, the town section on the main navigation […]

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This post is in: Co. Longford, Coarse angling reports, Lanesborough

Belgian anglers get some good pike in Longford area

September 25th, 2018

Nick with a cracking fish caught on dead bait

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on the coarse fishing in the Longford area… Jean Pierre and son Nick along with friend Alain from Belgium were over once again to enjoy both Coarse and Pike fishing, Jean-Pierre ( J.P. ) normally comes over three times a year to Ireland and Melview Fishing Lodge. […]

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Lovely tench and bream for Belgian anglers in Longford area

September 25th, 2018

Alain also getting into the Tench.

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on the coarse fishing in the Longford area… Jean Pierre and son Nick along with friend Alain from Belgium were over once again to enjoy both Coarse and Pike fishing, Jean-Pierre ( J.P. ) normally comes over three times a year to Ireland and Melview Fishing Lodge. […]

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

Gavin Butler wins Arva king of Clubs with over 68kg

September 25th, 2018

The annual Arva King of Clubs took place with 73 anglers taking part. Gulladoo, Dernaferst, Killykeen, Rockfield, Glasshouse, Eonish and Town Lake Killeshandra all fished well with excellent bags of fish recorded each day . 1st Gavin Butler 68.160kg 2nd Neil Parkinson 60.340kg 3rd Neil Mallinson 56.300kg 4th Ian Fieldhouse 55.850kg 5th Andrew Lightbrown 55.300kg […]

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This post is in: Arvagh, Co. Cavan, Coarse angling reports

Corrib fishes well despite Storm Ali

September 25th, 2018

Ross Kirwan, fishing with Richard Gibbons, had this cracking trout over 7lbs on a Claret Dabbler. #CPRsavesfish

Declan Gibbons reports that activity on the angling scene was slow last week due to Storm Ali during mid week and rising lake levels, with sport being very mixed with action on dry olives, dry sedges and Daphnia and fry feeders. Philip Comber of The Old Stone Barn, Golden Bay connemaragetaways@eircom.net reports reasonably good wet fly fishing […]

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Pigs, porpoises and pirouettes – a week on Sheelin

September 24th, 2018

Lough Sheelin September 2018

‘The trout lives, as it were, in a room with a ceiling made of mirrors except for a round skylight in the middle (the window), through which the outside world is visible’ Frost and Brown (1967)  The last of summer was swept away by Storm Ali which churned up Lough Sheelin with its unrelenting gusts […]

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Irish Angling Update 21 September 2018

September 21st, 2018

  The jest stream express is in full flow over Ireland this week, steering in one Atlantic depression after another – on Monday we had the remnants of Hurricane Helene, which was a bit of a damp squib. Followed on Wednesday by Storm Ali, the first named storm of the winter season and a fierce […]

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