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Brave little Rosie tackles weather and fish

October 20th, 2014

Patrick O'Conner - Rosie at Southern Counties Fishery (2)

What a star little 7 year old Rosie O’Connor is.  This little lass braved the stormy weather this weekend when she went with her Dad Patrick to Southern Counties Fishery in Carlow. The rain didn’t deter young Rosie, she brushed aside everything the weather threw at her and managed to land 24 trout on the […]

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This post is in: Rainbow trout reports, Southern Counties, Trout fishing reports

138 pike caught at Lough Oughter ‘Go & Catch’ event

October 20th, 2014

Lithuanian - Lough Oughter (3)

Upon the realisation they were living in fishing paradise a group of innovative Lithuanian anglers got together and formed the ‘Go & Catch Lithuanian Angling Club’. These innovative lads got together with other like minded anglers and formed a professional club, affiliating with the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland and actively promoting Catch & […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan, Pike fishing reports

Terry’s tantalising Tench concoction

October 17th, 2014

Terry Jackson - Irish specimen wild tench

Terry Jackson gives fate a helping hand with a great concoction of ‘two pints of maggots, a gallon of boiled hemp, a gallon of stewed “cut-corn”, ground-bait in the form of standard crumb and some continental mix, layers mash and a tub of worms.’  No messing around here! With this delicious meal Terry took to […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports

Biggest fish of the championships and a 7th place overall for NCFFI Predator Team at the FIPS-ed 7th World Championship Boat Fishing with Lures.

October 17th, 2014

Biggest Fish 117cm

The NCFFI Predator Team had a successful outcome at the event held on Lake Bourget in France with the pairing of brothers Steven & Andrew Powell from Co. Armagh securing the largest fish of the championships award with their catch of a 117cm Pike. Up against the best Lure anglers in the world, at only […]

Continue reading... Biggest fish of the championships and a 7th place overall for NCFFI Predator Team at the FIPS-ed 7th World Championship Boat Fishing with Lures.


This post is in: Pike fishing reports

Irish Angling Update – 16/10/14

October 16th, 2014

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My Dad always said “everything comes to those who wait”. Well salmon anglers waited and waited for the rain but it didn’t come in time before the end of the season. The Munster Blackwater was one of the lucky ones who had an extension (fly only, single barbless hook, catch and release) to 12th October. […]

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This post is in: Weekly update

An exciting finish at the Carrigallen Festival

October 16th, 2014

winners

The Carrigallen Festival was fished over 4 days from 28 September to 03 October at Gulladoo Upper, Dereskit, Haughtson Shore on Lough Garadice and Rockfield. 44 anglers took part and some good catches were returned. The winner this year was R Pratt with 33.55kg. In second place was W Fuller with 31.13kg and third was […]

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This post is in: Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim, Coarse angling reports

French angler enjoys return to Ree , catches pike to 20lb

October 16th, 2014

Pike angler

Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports on a recent pike fishing trip to Lough Ree… Pierre Henneron is back in Westmeath with his good lady and some friends. We featured Pierre last year in Angling Focus and the group is staying once again at Killinure Chalets on the shores of Lough Ree near Glasson. Pierre loves his pike fishing […]

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This post is in: Catch of the Week, Lough Ree, Pike fishing reports

A strong finish for trout anglers on Lough Owel

October 16th, 2014

Trout angler

Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports on the trout fishing at Lough Owel which closed on 12 October… Owel Anglers ran their end of season Stocking Fundraising competition on closing day – 12 October. The event was fished from 11am and all fish were presented for weigh-in at Caffreys Lounge later that evening.   It was Mullingar Angler Barry […]

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This post is in: Lough Owel, Trout fishing reports

Niall Kenny wins last competition of the season on Lough Ennell

October 16th, 2014

Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports on the closing day competition at Lough Ennell… On Sunday October 12th Lough Ennell Anglers hosted their Sweep Stake competition . The event was fished from 11am that Morning and all fish were presented for weigh-in at Caffreys Lounge at 8pm. Garda Niall Kenny of Rochfortbridge who is based in Clondalkin was Top Rod […]

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This post is in: Lough Ennell, Trout fishing reports

76 pike in 3 days for Belgian anglers fishing in Longford

October 16th, 2014

Plenty of pike for anglers in Longford

Tom Lodewijckx, Jef Van de Weyer and Jan Gebruers from Balen and Geel in the Belgium Kempen were here once again in Ireland for a weekends Pike fishing. This is their second time staying at Melview Lodge in Longford and it turned out to be a great weekends sport for them, using mainly lures and […]

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This post is in: Longford, Pike fishing reports

A lovely 52cm Mullet for Cathal Donnelly during Carty’s Alcedo shore league

October 15th, 2014

Sean Carty - Shore competition 1

Sean Carty of of Carty’s Land and Sea Sports in Bundoran reports on some fine catches during their shore league: Well done to Cathal Donnelly on winning the 4th leg of Cartys Alcedo shore league. Cathal had a total of 18 fish including turbot, flounder, seatrout, coalie and a nice 52cm mullet. In 2nd place […]

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This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

Huss, dogs and sunshine for the Wicklow crew

October 14th, 2014

Kit Dunne - October 12th 2014 1

Kit Dunne of Wicklow Boat Charters is still rounding up the fish on the Wicklow coastline.  This weekend Kit headed off with the sun on his back and himself and the crew managed Huss, Dogs and Whiting  plus one Spurdog on the Lisin. Kit Dunne Wicklow Boat Charters Go fishing… Angling Charters are offered on […]

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, Wicklow