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Silver for Ireland in World Feeder Fishing Championships

July 21st, 2014

wffc-ireland

Historic achievment for Irish coarse fishing team in World Championships 125 anglers from 25 countries were based in the Coachford area of Cork last week in preparation for the weekend’s World Feeder Fishing Championships. Going into the competition the English team was a clear favourite though home advantage and meticulous planning meant that the Irish and Dutch […]

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

Magnificent 64lb 2 oz tope caught by Robert McClean

July 23rd, 2014

Robert McClean - 64lb 2oz tope from Greystones

Magnificent fishing by Robert McClean last Sunday in Greystones, Co. Wicklow.  A stunning big tope weighing in at a whopping 64lbs 2ozs and measured 171cm.   Robert had a number of specimen Tope but this fella was by far the biggest. Well done Robert, I’m sure you’ll be back for more !  

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Wicklow

Fundraiser at Oakland Fishery a great success

July 23rd, 2014

Oaklands - Fund raisere for Niall 1

Oaklands Fishery in New Ross held a fund raising event for Niall O’Beirne as he plans his trip to Scotland for the Celtic Cup.  A great all nighter was had by all with lots of fish being caught. JUNIOR OPEN LEAGUE The Junior Open league takes place at Oaklands Fishery this Saturday at 3pm.  Fishing […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Wexford

Sticking With the Spot Produces for John

July 22nd, 2014

One of Johns Well Conditioned Bass

Bass fishing enthusiast John Devlin from Dublin has sent me in a report and a few photos of some bass that he caught on his recent family summer holidays in Kerry. John had decided on his strategy at the start of the week and that was to fish the same spot every day until she […]

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This post is in: Kerry, Sea angling reports

Third Annual Carrickmacross Coarse Angling and Youth Development Club Fishing Summer Camp A Great Success

July 22nd, 2014

Fishing gets the Thumbs Up from Kids, Coaches and Assistants at the Final Day of the Fishing Summer Camp Today at the Brothers Lake

Today, Tuesday 22nd July was the final day of the Carrickmacross Coarse Angling and Youth Development Club Fishing Summer Camp 2014 at the Brothers lake in Carrickmacross. This is the third year of the fishing summer camp which has gone from strength to strength every year.  In year 1 there were twelve participants, year two […]

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

Savage fishing amid the thunder storm on Bandon

July 22nd, 2014

Savage fishing - Thunder storm 1

Battling the elements we have Jason Nash with camera in one hand and rod in the other bringing us his report from the river Bandon: The latter half of last week saw a big change in the atmosphere, with thundery conditions prevalent. An early morning sortie last Thursday saw bass going like the clappers as […]

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This post is in: River Bandon, Salmon fishing reports

Number of salmon running Delphi improves following rains

July 22nd, 2014

salmon fishing

David McEvoy reports that the fishing has improved at Delphi in the past week, but more importantly the number of fish entering the system has improved dramatically, especially in the latter half of the week… The salmon were still playing hard to get, but we did manage to land fifteen for the week. It must be […]

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This post is in: Delphi, Salmon fishing reports

Good rain in Connemara sees fishing improve at Kylemore

July 22nd, 2014

Nigel Rush reports that the week ending 19th July saw the Kylemore Abbey fishery add a further 16 fish to the book for 23 rod days. Conditions were mixed with balmy thundery for the most part hampering fishing potential… Grilse are mostly small so far this year, ranging from 1.5lb-5lb but mostly on the smaller side of […]

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This post is in: Kylemore, Salmon fishing reports

Mallow team wins Munster Youth Fly Fishing Championships

July 22nd, 2014

Maurice Willis MRTAC Chairman, Tom Ankettell MRTAC Youth Officer, with the winning team - Arron McCann, Eoin Curtin,Peter O'Brien, Alan Barrow, John O'Keeffe MRTAC Hon Secretary.mallow team

Tom Anketlle of TAFI Munster reports on the Munster Youth Fly Fishing Championships, organised by the Munster Regional Trout Anglers Association( M.R.T.A.C) in association with the Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland (T.A.F.I.), which were held on Lough Leane, Killarney on Saturday July 19th… Conditions on the Saturday were mixed, with very calm conditions at times, and it was obvious […]

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This post is in: Co. Kerry, Trout fishing reports

Some fine Donegal wrasse for Steven

July 22nd, 2014

Steven Neely - Wrasse (3)

Rookie Bass Angler Steven Neely enjoyed some good wrasse fishing on our North Western coastline.  After a break in Wales it was good to be back and Donegal welcomed him with some fine wrasse. Check out Steven’s online shop….Fish on Lures With A – Z in brand names, Fish on Lures caters for all anglers. […]

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This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

30lb Carp – Ryan’s superb monster from Lough Gall

July 21st, 2014

An ambition realised, potential new Irish Record

A superb article in Terry Jackson’s blog this week from a chap called Ryan Creighton.  After arriving back from a two-week holiday in Benidorm, Ryan called around to his ‘carp crazy’ friend Jack Day. They head out to  Lough Gall which hosts a stunning and wild 38-acre park lake with depths to over 40ft. Every […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Northern Ireland

Impressive rises of trout and some heart stopping takes on sheelin

July 21st, 2014

Sheelin’s Peter (Agrypnia varia)

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI – July 14th– July 20th 2014 The best fishing is usually done with no motive other than curiosity … John Gierach Sheelin’s Peter (Agrypnia varia) Wrapped in a humid cloak of mid- summer heat Lough Sheelin fished well this week and angling numbers noticeably increased as the […]

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This post is in: Lough Sheelin, Trout fishing reports


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