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First salmon of the season caught on River Moy!

March 22nd, 2017

The first fish of the season was caught on St. Patrick’s Day by Gerry Seck, Crossmolina, on the Ballina Salmon Anglers’ water just upstream of the Weir in Ballina.  Gerry’s fish weighed 5 lbs. 1 oz. and was caught on worm. Garry Piggott, Ridge Pool Tackle Shop, presented a prize to Mr. Seck who in […]

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Team Ireland Fund Raiser on April 8th

March 22nd, 2017

Fund raiser for Home Nations boat team

Team Ireland 2017 fundraiser competition in conjunction with Cobh SAC. This will be an Open competition with plenty of prizes. Proceed to the Team Ireland Home Nations Boat squad heading to Scrabster later in the year. Date: 08 april Venue: Cobh Entries and Enquiries to Dan Lynch 086 335 7344 Contact Commodore Hotel for accommodation: […]

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Tag a Ray Weekend

March 22nd, 2017

Tag a Ray

The annual Tralee Bay SAC Tag aRay weekend will be fished on 13 and 14 May. €30 for shore anglers €80 for boat anglers – boat competition must be paid for in advance. Call 087 9924002 to book and arrange payment.

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Leixlip and District Anglers do well on the Ryewater

March 22nd, 2017

The sun did shine, just not for long

Leixlip and District Anglers Association were on the Ryewater at the weekend… A drizzly morning greeted the Leixlip Anglers for their first competition (social gathering) of the year. However as usual such weather would not dampen spirits nor deter us from a bit of fishing. The Rye has been fishing very well for the past […]

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Warmer days on Mask saw hatches of Duckfly and Sedge

March 22nd, 2017

Ronan Cusack of IFI Galway reports from the shores of Lough Mask… Two anglers got the surprise of their lives on Mask this week, when they realised what they had just hooked. Young Logan McCrea of Southside Anglers was trout fishing with his father Conor last weekend when he caught what turned out to be […]

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Some fine salmon from Currane over the weekend

March 22nd, 2017

Mr. Hugh Patrick O’Connor of Boherbue North Cork, who came of age today in years and christened his 18th Birthday off with his first ever 6 ½ lbs. Salmon caught on the fly

Vincent Appleby reports on a weekend of redemption, salmon style, on Lough Currane… 16/3/17  My Noble anglers are more interested in the Cheltenham races than the catching of a Wild Atlantic Salmon and why do I come to this conclusion because this evening after sending out text’s to all the Gillie’s, I got one reply and […]

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Not great hatch of corrib but some good trout landed

March 22nd, 2017

John McCarthy and his dad Larry had 6 fish on buzzers

Declan Gibbons, IFI Galway, reports from the shores of Lough Corrib where the conditions conspired against decent hatches of fly, but some good trout were landed all the same… In the Cong area on Tuesday last Frank Costello (087-2524253) was guiding Ashford Castle guest Steve Newman and has good sport both trolling and wet fly fishing landing […]

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CARRICK ON SUIR LIONS CLUB NATIONAL SPRING CLEAN 2017

March 22nd, 2017

Lions to clean river side

CARRICKBEG RIVERSIDE TOBAR NA gCRANN / BOG FIELD, CARRICKBEG Carrick on Suir Lions Club are looking for local volunteers and helpers to take part in a community project to clean up and develop the Riverside at Carrickbeg during National Spring Clean 2017. DATE: SATURDAY 8TH APRIL 2017 COMMENCING AT 10.30 AM Join in on the day and be […]

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Trout fishing picking up on Lough Melvin

March 22nd, 2017

LOUGH MELVIN – trout angling report Monday 13th  to Sunday 19th March 2017. Conditions were fair for angling over the first half of the week but Friday and Saturday brought horrible conditions. Sunday, despite a poor forecast was a lovely day! There was a limited trout effort but 1 boat reported 11 trout caught on […]

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Mixed weather for Melvin anglers last week, 3 salmon landed

March 22nd, 2017

LOUGH MELVIN salmon angling report – Monday 13th  to Sunday 19th March 2017. Conditions were fair for angling over the first half of the week but Friday and Saturday brought horrible conditions. Sunday, despite a poor forecast was a lovely day! There were 3 salmon caught on the Lough this week. On Monday, Seamus O’Dare […]

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4 salmon from the Drowes last week

March 22nd, 2017

St Patricks Day salmon for J. Adamson and N. Barber

River Drowes report – 13 March to 19 March Water levels on the Drowes dropped nicely as the week progressed and by Thursday the gauge was at a lovely height of 0.65m. However, Paddy’s Day brought heavy, persistent rain as did Saturday and the river rose rapidly. At present the river is very high with […]

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Upper Lough Erne predator angler events, April 2017

March 22nd, 2017

Erne predator comps 2017

TWO VERY DIFFERENT EVENTS ……for the predator angler will take place on the Upper Lough Erne over the weekend of 22nd & 23rd April. Upper Erne Predator Challenge 2017 The Upper Erne Predator Challenge now in it’s fourth year offers two days of boat based fishing with lures and deadbaits hosted by Upper Lough Erne […]

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