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Great Turn Out At Gormanston and District Anglers Open Fly Fishing Competition

May 1st, 2015

A Great Turnout for Charity Event Hosted by Gormanston and District Anglers

Gormanston and District Anglers report that there was a great turn out at the charity open fly fishing competition hosted last weekend on the Wavin lake, Balrothery, North Co Dublin. The club had 30 anglers turn out to fish in very cold conditions but they still managed to return over 15 trout with a lot of anglers […]

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This post is in: Competition, Other news, Rainbow trout reports

Sea Trout Success for Peter on the River Boyne

May 1st, 2015

Copy of PCST

There have been a few reports recently of some sea trout being caught on the Boyne estuary around Mornington with fish averaging over a pound in weight. Fish are reportedly being taken on fly and lure. Water levels are still high at this stage but have been falling back and clearing in recent days. In […]

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This post is in: River Boyne, Salmon fishing reports

Irish Angling Update, 30/04/15

May 1st, 2015

24lb pike

The weather has changed drastically since last week. The long, dry, bright days gave way to colder, windy weather which was very wintry in places (sleet, snow and hail!). This in turn has developed into wet, windy grey days which are often bemoaned by others, but suit the angler’s needs a good deal more. Last […]

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Lough Lene Anglers to host Wardell Cup for pike on 10 May

April 30th, 2015

On May 10th next Lough Lene Anglers will host the Wardell Cup for pike fishing. Its an 11am start and finished at 6pm, with check –in on Fagan’s Point. The lake should produce a few good pike in the coming weeks, and pike fly anglers will be out on Lene in the coming weeks. Michael […]

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This post is in: Competition, Other news

Gulladoo and Gowna pike competitions this weekend

April 30th, 2015

Mick Flanagan from Midland Angling has some competition news from Guladoo and Gowna… Our neighboring angler in North Longford has sent us details of the 3-day pike angling festival fished over the May Bank Holiday weekend. On Saturday May 2nd Lough Gualladoo is the venue with fishing from 11am-6pm. Sunday Gowna is the venue with fishing 10am-5pm. […]

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Some lovely trout fishing reported from Owel last week

April 30th, 2015

Mick Flanagan tells us Owel fished well last week given the conditions… The Fagan Lads from Multyfarnham had a cracking few hours on Owel during the recent fine weather. Martin senior and Martin Junior had some lovely trout on the troll. As you can see from the photographs the lads were basking in the brilliant […]

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This post is in: Lough Owel, Trout fishing reports

Pike to 122cm on Ree and 24lb fish on fly for Italian anglers

April 30th, 2015

122cm pike

Mick Flanagan from Midland Angling was out on Ree with a group of Italian anglers who are having the fishing of their lives Its good to see some visitors returning to Mullingar after enjoying their fishing last year. This time last year we featured Stefano Balisario, Andrea Palma, and Sandro Colangeli with some super pike from the […]

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This post is in: Lough Ree, Pike fishing reports

Lough Currane picks up again in the last few days

April 30th, 2015

Mr. Tom Farrer ocaught his first ever, a 12 lbs. Salmon on Lough Currane

Vincent Applebey reports that there were no salmon caught last Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday and into the early part of this week the trend continued, but his noble anglers managed to get to grips with those Currane springers on Tuesday… 28/4/15  Low lake or not, some Anglers saw some good action on the North side, […]

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Poor conditions at Melvin, anglers sit it out

April 30th, 2015

Conditions were poor for the greater part of the week with bright sun and light winds predominating. There seems to have been little angling effort on the Lough and there is little to report it would seem. Make a booking For info/boat hire/bookings etc on Lough Melvin seehttp://www.drowessalmonfishery.com/ or Tel: 071 9841055. For info/Guides/boat hire on […]

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This post is in: Lough Melvin, Trout fishing reports

Good water but few salmon from the Drowes last week

April 30th, 2015

 26 April: The settled dry weather continued this week up until the weekend with bright sun and lovely spring conditions prevailing. This did not suit salmon angling but the weekend clouded over and brought rain and much cooler conditions. There were nice water levels in the river however. The river steadily fell over the week. […]

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This post is in: River Drowes, Salmon fishing reports

Pollack on the fly, just what the doctor orderd

April 30th, 2015

Pollack

The first report of pollack on the fly in Cork Harbour this year comes from Eire Bass guide Richie Ryan… The guide was out in his boat Sea Hawk with his two good friends Dr. Jacques Bronkhorst and Kevin Mc Loughlin. Conditions dictated that the anglers stay within the confines of the harbour. One of […]

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German pike anglers enjoy the fishing around Longford

April 30th, 2015

pike

Andreas Bohien and Friend Hannas from Germany decided to stay with Kevin at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford, guided by Kevin on their first managed some nice Pike.   Kevin said the guys then decided to travel around fishing various different lakes from the banks, and they managed to catch some nice Pike with both […]

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This post is in: Longford, Pike fishing reports