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Precious moments and bags of fun at Junior Coarse event in Carlow

September 29th, 2014

Coarse angling event by Wfd & District CAC - Photo David Norbury - 2

The Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club juniors had their final event of the summer at Clashganny lock in Co. Carlow between Graiguenamanagh and Borris. The juniors were given coaching in whip, pole, feeder, waggler and predator fishing and the chance to have a go at each discipline. Whip and feeder were the most popular […]

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This post is in: Carlow, Coarse angling reports

169lb Female skate for Mark at the Maidens

September 29th, 2014

169lb female

Peter Ross, Mark and big Dave head out to the Maidens for a days fishing and Peter reports: The Maidens is fishing really well at the moment, so with a good forecast we headed out hoping to get a few hours at the hole despite the big tide. We stopped at Hunter for bait hoping […]

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This post is in: Northern Ireland, Sea angling reports

Danny’s a winner again at Oaklands

September 29th, 2014

Liam Kyles with 7lb fish on Saturday

Adrian Browne of Oakland Lake Fishery has all the results from yesterday’s competition: Danny Murphy on a winner again. Danny won yesterday’s open match from peg 25 with 102lb.   A close second was James Foley with 98lb from peg 20. Results 1st Danny Murphy 102 lbs 2nd James Foley 98 lbs 3rd Adrian Browne […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Oaklands, Wexford

Anglers pray for ‘pick-up’ as Sheelin season draws to a close

September 29th, 2014

Tommy Rush, Northern Ireland

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI – September 22nd – September 28th 2014 Nothing is ever simple about fish, whether it’s catching them or understanding them … A.J. McClane Lough Sheelin, early morning September 2014 The dry weather persisted throughout this week, a persistence that was equally matched by the persistent toughness and […]

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This post is in: Lough Sheelin, Trout fishing reports

Fustration gone as the east winds go

September 29th, 2014

Ger Doran - Bass 1

Ger Doran of South East Angling Services reports: With the winds blowing predominantly from the east for many weeks resulting in challenging fishing and a degree of frustration at times it was a huge relief to finally have some South West winds this week combining with a new moon cycle which provided some fantastic opportunities to […]

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Wexford

Sligo Bay charter boat fishing providing plenty of sport

September 29th, 2014

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Daryl Ewing. Sligo Boat Charters, reports on the fishing around Sligo Bay where double figure pollack are providing some thrills… 21/09: Great fishing today and fine flat weather to go with it! 5 huge pollack over the 10lb mark and plenty of others! Thanks again to all the crew today. 22/09: Out after skate today, landed this […]

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Sligo

Rough ground and reef fishing going well off Clare coast

September 29th, 2014

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Luke Aston gives a run down on the last few day’s fishing out of Carrigaholt; on the Shannon Estuary and off Loop Head… 25/09: We did a short drift this morning north of the Loop. Lots of Pollack but also lots of Codling. We were even getting double shots. So great to see what looks like […]

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This post is in: Clare, Sea angling reports

Good weather and good fishing for charter boat anglers at Valentia

September 29th, 2014

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Siegy Graber, skipper of Sioux out of Valentia Island, reports that 21st – 26th September was a great week with fabulous weather and calm seas.   Siegy had two groups of anglers out, from Austria and another from Germany. Over the 5 days they caught 125 pollack, 27 ling, 56 coalfish, 12 cod, 5 pouting, 4 cuckoo wrasse and 2 […]

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This post is in: Kerry, Sea angling reports

Maigue very low, just enough water at Adare for first taste

September 29th, 2014

Frank managed one trout, not a bad result given the low water and bright sun

Paddy Dunworth of Celtic Angling had Belgian tourists Frank, Joris, Nico and Chantal on the River Maigue as the stroved to rekindle a passion for angling… First-time visitors to Ireland, Frank, Joris, Nico and Chantal wanted to see as much of our country as possible, and also wanted to try fly-fishing whilst here. Aged 40-50yrs they had […]

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This post is in: River Maigue, Trout fishing reports

Cross border youth initiative ‘Getting Hooked North & South on the Art of Fly Fishing’

September 28th, 2014

Attendees at the North South Cross Border Event

Enda Fields reports that over the last couple of months, local club Emy & District Anglers; Campbell Barid (who is the national youth coaching officer for TAFI Ireland) the IFI; and Monaghan County Council under the peace III European structural fund were all involved with the organising  a number of youth cross border fly fishing […]

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This post is in: courses, Emy Lough, Trout fishing reports

Brian’s Scent of Success on Annaghierin

September 28th, 2014

What a Beautiful Location!

Brian O’Neill reports that he and his fishing buddies from Dublin fished Annaghierin Lough recently with great success using a scented crumb and a strawberry pellet feed. Brian and the lads were using a 35grm cage size and size 16 hook and they hooked several bream, skimmers, roach and perch. This lake is on the […]

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

A beauty from Waterford

September 26th, 2014

Absolute Fishing - Mark Phelan

Mark Phelan of Absolute Fishing made the most of the Southerly wind on Monday and landing this beast of a fish on the IMA Nabarone Get what you need to go fishing… Absolute Fishing Tramore, Co. Waterford. Phone: 051-393559 Web: http://absolutefishingireland.blogspot.ie/ DISCLAIMER NOTE: Inland Fisheries Ireland do not support any brand over another.

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Waterford