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IFI Managed Lakes Cork and Kerry Update

March 24th, 2017

Anglers are advised that the IFI managed lakes in the SWRBD will re-open to anglers for the 2017 season as below: Cork Shepperton and Bofinne – 1st April Kerry Fada and Barfinnihy – 1st May INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND MACROOM MANAGED COMMUNITY TROUT FISHERIES CORK & KERRY 2017 Season List of Lakes and Location  Opening Date […]

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Fly fishing Open Day on Moy – 8 April

March 24th, 2017

Moy Catchment Association - A Fly Fishing Open Day, 8th April, Foxford, Co. Mayo.

Moy Catchment Association – A Fly Fishing Open Day, 8th April, Foxford, Co. Mayo.

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Another couple of salmon from the Feale

March 24th, 2017

Jerry Mulvihill

Paddy Halpin, IFI Limerick,  has the report from the Feale for the week past… We had good spinning water for the week and a few anglers were out. On Sunday Dennis Harris from Listowel had a nice fresh fish of 6lbs while spinning in the North Kerry Anglers waters at the Pump house in Listowel town. […]

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This post is in: River Feale, Salmon fishing reports

Irish Angling Update – 23 March 2017

March 23rd, 2017

Dawn over Lough Sheelin

Another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and more and more anglers are getting out to the water now that for many the official start of the angling year has passed. I can’t truthfully say that it’s the warming of the weather, so it must be the progression of the seasons that has encouraged so […]

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More specimen spurdogs for Wicklow Boat Charters

March 23rd, 2017

Kit Dunne made the most of the breaks in the weather at the weekend to get a couple of decent days on the water. On Saturday there was a small break in the wind. With an F4 coming from the land Kit knew he’d have shelter enough to fish comfortable and the anglers were surprised […]

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This post is in: East coast, Sea angling reports, Wicklow

Good turbots and flounders for Mariners in Donegal Bay

March 23rd, 2017

A nice turbot

Stefan Martin from Killybegs Mariners SAC reports on thier 11th league outing on Donegal Bay … 19 March: Lovely conditions for our 11th league outing today a nice surf and plenty of fish. 13 anglers fished and everyone had fish mostly turbot caught close in with a few bigger flounders hanging further out. Some fine turbot over […]

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Crosshaven SAC – Mach Shore results

March 23rd, 2017

Crosshaven SAC

CROSSHAVEN SEA ANGLERS CLUB held their the Mach Shore (this was the Christy O’Sullivan Memorial Shore Competition) on Sunday 19th of March. The event was sponsored by Lynch Centra supermarket Crosshaven there was an entry of 14. The weather was lovely, real spring day fishing which took place from 10.00 to 17.00 followed by a […]

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This post is in: Cork Harbour, Sea angling reports

Some good pike from Gowna at weekend

March 23rd, 2017

Joe McDermott with a 17-12

The Lough Gown a and Upper Erne Anglers Association fished their John Frank Smyth memorial competition on Sunday. A dozen boats fished the competition and a some good pike to over 17lb were landed. Joe McDermott did particularly well with a 16 and 17lb fish to his credit. Results 1st Joe McDermott 2nd Paddy Walsh 3rd […]

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Horbinski does 2 in a row at Muckno

March 23rd, 2017

Piotr Horbinski took first place and a €500 prize

Paul McLoughlin reports on the St. Patricks Day Festival fished at Lough Muckno on Saturday and Sunday… Horbinski holds off the determined Woods for a second successive Saint Patricks Festival win on lough Mukno It was all to play for we said after day one and the leaders all fought hard on the final day in an effort […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Coarse angling reports, Lough Muckno

Massive 84kg catch at Oaklands on Sunday

March 23rd, 2017

Carp were also taken off the top on bread flake

Adrian Browne reports that the biggest match weight of Oakland Fishery’s year so far was landed by Ronan Minogue on Sunday. Ronan Minogue gave a master class on the pellet waggler, netting 84kg of carp from end peg 23. Results Senior 1st Ronan Minogue 84kg 2nd Damien Maddock 46kg 3rd George Quinlan 25kg Junior 1st John […]

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Dam fine fishing for Munster Coarse Anglers at O’Brien’s Bridge

March 23rd, 2017

There a few nice fish amongst the smaller roach and hybrids

Munster Coarse Anglers had a knock-up on the upper section of O’Briens Bridge on Sunday after a long absence. The anglers were  spread out along the section and were delighted to find it fished OK despite the nasty conditions. There was a mix of pole and feeder fishing and everyone caught. Results 1st steve grogan 15lbs 2nd lan […]

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

I don’t believe it! Trout on Ennell…

March 23rd, 2017

J. J. Flanagan on Ennell

Mick Flanagan reports on the trout fishing on Lough Ennell… We had a few trout from Lough Ennell on opening day, and I believe some readers had to wipe their eyes when reading this report. Ennell is a tough Lake to crack on the trout angling scene, and it’s heart warming to get more reports of fish […]

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This post is in: Lough Ennell, Trout fishing reports