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Super rainbows at the Johnny Scott memorial at Ardaire Springs

September 4th, 2015

A super rainbow..

Ned Maher of Ardaire Springs Angling Centre in Mooncoin thanks all who attended the Johnny Scott memorial competition on Sunday and wishes congratulations to the prize winners 1st Andy Coughlan with 5lb 7 oz 2nd Shane Walsh 5lb 6oz 3rd Alan o neill 4lb 11 oz Prizes were sponsored by Alan Carroll of Custom Embroidery and the […]

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This post is in: Kilkenny, Rainbow trout reports, Trout fishing reports Tags: , ,

Colourful Kit catches the big ones

September 4th, 2015

Kit Dunne with smoothie

Wicklow Boat Charters Skipper, Kit Dunne tries out a new kit this week with a stunning bright green hoodie.  Even this green gansey didn’t frighten the fish away.  Kit tells us there are still plenty of tope about including some big ones. Below are the results of the customers competition. CUSTOMER COMPETITIONS UPDATE AUG 28th […]

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Wicklow Tags: ,

Not easy on Munster Blackwater but a few fish about

September 4th, 2015

Sharon Shanahan from Fortwilliam Fishery on the Munster Blackwater reports that river conditions are a little bit difficult at the moment. but that they are still taking fish on a daily basis… Nick Rowe landed a 4Ib fish and released and lost another fish off the Castle Beat. Tim Evans Jones caught a 5Ib fish off […]

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This post is in: Fort William, Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

The Dublin Angling Initiative visits the LE James Joyce

September 4th, 2015

Member of Darndale`s Sphere 17 project were given an insight into Naval duties

The Dublin Angling Initiative was invited aboard the LE James Joyce for a tour of the ship today while docked in Dun Laoghaire harbour. This ship is the most recent addition to the Irish Naval Service having only been introduced into service in the last couple of months. The ship was officially commissioned by the […]

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Irish Angling Update – 03/09/15

September 3rd, 2015

Wild Atlantic Way

Settled weather in the last week should have seen angling improve all around the country but  on some river and lake systems raised water levels are still impacting the fishing. It is no surprise though that sea anglers were delighted with the conditions and there is a lot of small boat and charter angling to report on this […]

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Lough Conn fishing well, results “surprising”

September 3rd, 2015

Orla Walsh with one of her many Lough Conn trout

Declan Cooke reports that it has been such a good season for trout angling on Lough Conn that many of the regular Conn anglers continue to spend their days and evenings on the lake. Even through the normally slack period of late August, Conn is still producing surprisingly good results to both wet and dry […]

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This post is in: Loughs Conn and Cullin, Trout fishing reports

Moy fishing slow but successful Foxford Riverfest

September 3rd, 2015

The past week saw very little angling activity on the River Moy. Water levels remained on the high side for the 3rd consecutive week and obviously prevented most anglers from venturing out. However, the Moy system still produced almost 200 salmon for the week with all fisheries but the tidal section reporting some catches. French […]

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This post is in: River Moy, Salmon fishing reports Tags: ,

Good sea trout fishing on Glencar Lake

September 3rd, 2015

There is still good sea trout action to be had on Glencar Lake! Ricky Fabozzi, Jim Henry and George Lindsay all enjoyed great sea trout fishing during the week with fish up to 1.5 lbs. Best flies were Green Peter and Teal & Yellow. Other successful anglers included Dominic and Eoghin Concannon from Derry who […]

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Lough Arrow trout competition – 06 September

September 3rd, 2015

Lough Arrow Fish Preservation Association & District Anglers will hold a competition on Sunday 6th September from 11am until 6pm. Weigh in for single heaviest fish will be in McDermott’s Bar Castlebaldwin, at 7pm. Size limit is 13 inches (nose to fork of tail). Entries accepted between 10am and 11am at Flynn’s Pier, or by […]

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Vin shines on his birthday with a fine Cork Harbour bass

September 3rd, 2015

A nice Birthday gift for Vin Heron....

Eire Bass guide Richie Ryan reports from Cork; Sue and Vin Heron returned to their old stomping ground in Cork Harbour for their annual fishing vacation with Eire Bass guide Richie Ryan. The weather was not kind to our angling enthusiasts this year making life difficult for both anglers and guide. Vin celebrated his 70 […]

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This post is in: Cork Harbour, Sea angling reports Tags: , ,

Registration for 2nd International Sea Trout Symposium is open

September 3rd, 2015

Sea Trout Smposium

The 2nd International Sea Trout Symposium will take place in Dundalk, Ireland from 20th– 22nd October 2015. Targeted at scientists, managers and other fishery stakeholder interests in the public and private sectors, the central aim is to promote the wider application of an evidence-based approach to the future management and regulation of the sea trout and to ensure that its often […]

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Alistair Ogilvy wins Celtic Cup on Inniscarra with 44.750kg

September 3rd, 2015

coarse angling

38 anglers enjoyed the first 3-day festival of this 23 day match fishing frenzy on Inniscarra reservoir. Well done to Alistair Ogilvy Sensas UK for his win! Weights were not as good as hoped on some sections but Inniscarra still provided for some good fishing during this festival sponsored by O’Callaghans Bar & Guest House The […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports