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Great weights at Ned O’Farrell canal match at Daingean

August 24th, 2016

Julian Kendrick

The Daingean stretches of the grand canal once again produced some great weights for this annual memorial match run by Prosperous Angling Club. This is a 2 Day event and heavy rain and strong winds made day one a lot harder than normal with 5kg winning the day. Day two was fine and  overcast and produced the goods […]

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This post is in: Co. Offaly, Coarse angling reports, Grand Canal

Barrow clear on day 1 of Bonanza, up 2 feet on day 2

August 24th, 2016

Mick O'Connor

NADA PRO Eddie Long reports on the Waterways Ireland Barrow Bonanza… Naas and District Anglers held its second annual Barrow Bonanza match in Carlow over the weekend.  Murph’s fishing tackle provided fresh quality bait to our anglers and the IADA provided a dipping station – no dip no draw. We don’t want the spread of invasive […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, River Barrow

Difficult conditions on Currane followed by flood

August 24th, 2016

Guide Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane where it has been slow going for salmon and sea trout anglers… 17/8/16  Straight to the Sea Trout fly department. Northern Ireland angler, Mr. Guy Hollis, caught a fine 2 ½ lbs. Sea Trout on the drift while fishing with his gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com. Staying with the Sea Trout, […]

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This post is in: Lough Currane, Salmon fishing reports

Plenty of water on the Bandon now, salmon fishing to improve

August 24th, 2016

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After all the rain the Bandon had a decent flood over the weekend that began to clear  this Monday. Jason Nash from the Bandon Angling Association reports on the catches and conditions on the River Bandon… 22 August: By Lunch time we had word that the high, coloured and dirty water up at Desert Bridge was clearing. At […]

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This post is in: River Bandon, Salmon fishing reports

Wets and the dap working best on Corrib

August 24th, 2016

Declan Gibbons from IFI-Galway reports that in the Cornamona area Tom Doc Sullivan (087-6113933) had Father and Son duo, Joe and Jack Seegar from Calgary,Canada out fishing on Wednesday last. They enjoyed a good day wet fly fishing landing five fish. Eleven year old Jack caught the two best fish of the day, weighing two pounds and a […]

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This post is in: Lough Corrib, Trout fishing reports

Plenty of fish caught at Lurgan Coarse Angling event at Loughgall

August 23rd, 2016

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Lurgan Coarse Angling Club had their 4th round for the ‘Angler of the year’ last Sunday and they report: The fourth round of the Club Angler of the Year was held on Loughgall. Plenty of fish were caught on the long pole and the whip and it was nice to see some massive roach showing again. Top […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Northern Ireland Tags:

Celtic Shield 3-dayer festival commencing this Sunday 28th August

August 23rd, 2016

Inniscarra Angling Festival 2016

Inniscarra Lake TDL inform us that the next round of Festivals is upon us with the Celtic Shield 3-dayer commencing this Sunday 28th. Not to forget the O’Callaghans Open on Saturday 27th. The fishing is good and the craic will be mighty – so don’t forget to reserve your place! As with all our festivals […]

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Weather dictates the fishing in Co. Clare

August 23rd, 2016

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Carrigaholt Co. Clare is the stamping ground for skipper Luke Aston.   Before the break in the weather at the weekend Luke had good mixed fishing.  It was dry land during Saturday and Sunday but as things settled he was back out on Monday. Fishing was mixed with the fish playing hard to catch. Seems like the […]

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Rainfall turns the Munster Blackwater to lovely hot chocolate

August 23rd, 2016

Glenda Powell - Munster Blackwater flood

A round up of all the catches from the Munster Blackwater: BLACKWATER SALMON FISHERY Glenda Powell from the Blackwater Salmon Fishery reports that after a fantastic start to the fishing season, with great runs of fish coming through the beats, the low water of recent weeks has slowed catches up a little. Glenda saya “We […]

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This post is in: Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

Lots of water in the Laune, anglers wait for fishing to pick up

August 23rd, 2016

Billy Downes of the Laune Salmon and Trout Anglers’ Association reports: 22 August: As of Monday 22nd of August the River Laune was at 1.5m and rising still. We were hoping for this rise in water and the river badly needed it. There was one fish that I know of caught by a member on the […]

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This post is in: River Laune, Salmon fishing reports

Trout were continually on the move, rising and following flies on Sheelin

August 22nd, 2016

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Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI August 8th – August 21st 2016 A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. ~William Wordsworth The reflective beauty of Lough Sheelin – August 2016 There’s a well known saying by Benjamin Franklin which goes ‘in this world, nothing can be certain, except death and […]

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This post is in: Lough Sheelin, Mayfly, Trout fishing reports

Three buddies land 1,072lbs of fish in 6 days at Melview

August 22nd, 2016

Les, Phil and Roger with one of their cracking catches of Bream

Excellent weights for visitors at Melview Lodge staying with Kevin Lyons. He reports: Phil Rogers, Les Humphreys and Roger Beal from the borders of Hampshire and Berkshire  had a cracking weeks fishing while staying at Melview Fishing Lodge catching a total of 1,072 lb during their 6 days of fishing. Kevin said, these guys know […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Lough Allen, Melview Lodge Tags: , ,