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Corrib still fishing well for late season anglers

September 18th, 2018

Chris Oliver,Navan guided by Tom Doc Sullivan caught this lovely fish

“And now, the end is near And so I face the final curtain… ” The season is slowly drawing to a close, with just 12 days remaining, and anglnig effort was considerably lighter this week. Inclement weather and rising lake levels have contributed to that lighter effort, and this week is looking like a washout […]

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This post is in: Lough Corrib, Trout fishing reports Tags: , ,

Sheelin enjoys an Indian Summer

September 18th, 2018

Thomas Harten, Cavan with his 5.5lbs trout

Lough Sheelin Angling Report   By Brenda Montgomery, IFI   September 10th – September 16th 2018     ‘My best fishing memory is about some of the fish that I never caught’ – George Orwell   This was another good fishing week on Sheelin with reports of impressive catches of trout breezing in at over […]

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Declan Moran wins Newport Sea Angling Festival

September 14th, 2018

Declan Moran was the Overall winner of the 52nd Newport Sea Angling Festival receiving the Tom Moran Memorial Cup and dinner for two at Newport House from his mother Bella.

Declan Moran is the overall winner of the 52nd Annual Newport Sea Angling Festival! The 52nd Annual Newport Sea Angling Festival Competition was fished over the  August Bank Holiday weekend 2018.  On the Sunday evening, following what was a very close contest, local angler Declan Moran was announced as the overall winner with a total […]

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This post is in: Co. Mayo, Sea angling reports

Not much water on Owenea but a memorable salmon caught and released

September 14th, 2018

Monday 3rd  to Sunday 9th September 2018. The Owenea ran at low levels overall for the week but we received a decent flood on Sunday (0.28m). The gauge average for the week read 0.14 metres. The fishery was quiet with only 7 visiting rods in attendance and we have few records to date of fish […]

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This post is in: Owenea, Salmon fishing reports

Drowes gets a late run of fresh grilse

September 14th, 2018

Monday 3rd  to Sunday 9th September 2018. Water levels were fair but fell over the week on the Drowes. On Monday the gauge read 0.51m and by Sunday this had fallen to 0.42m. The fishery was fairly quiet as is usual at this late stage in the season. There were a number of salmon recorded […]

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This post is in: River Drowes, Salmon fishing reports

Good chance of a salmon on the Erriff before the season closes

September 14th, 2018

River Erriff

September 1st – 12th. We have had 20 salmon landed over this period. The beginning of September was relatively quiet with a couple of rods fishing everyday and catches reflected this with 4 salmon landed between the 1st and 7th. Regular angler John Phelan had 2 grilse of 6lbs. and 3.9lbs from the lower and middle garden pool […]

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This post is in: River Erriff, Salmon fishing reports, Uncategorized

Irish Angling Update 13 September 2018

September 13th, 2018

A very happy John Fleming with his first stone bass

  There is a definite autumnal feel in the air now, with cooler, showery conditions prevailing this week and night time temperatures taking a tumble. With the cooler weather has come some rain, which gave good water levels in some rivers, although the east coast rivers are still at a low ebb and need a […]

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Phil Bardell wins Arva International with 73.400kg

September 13th, 2018

Winners Arva Festival 2018

The Arva International Coarse Angling Festival took place last week with 61 anglers taking part. Sections fished included A – Hollybank, B – Gulladoo, C – Corfree, D – Kevins, E – Killykeen.  Match HQ was the Breffni Arva which was central to all venues. Excellent weights were recorded during the week with some daily […]

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This post is in: Arvagh, Co. Cavan, Coarse angling reports

Try out fishing at the National Ploughing Championships

September 13th, 2018

Angling Simulator

Try out fishing at the National Ploughing Championships Inland Fisheries Ireland to attend with free fishing simulator for novice anglers Novice anglers are invited to try their hand at fishing at the upcoming National Ploughing Championships. Inland Fisheries Ireland will attend the event, which takes place in Screggan, Tullamore from the 18th – 20th of […]

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Fishing on the Munster Blackwater picks up

September 13th, 2018

salmon

Salmon angling on the Munster Blackwater has improved following the recent rains and although there are lots of resident fish in the system now some fresh fish have been caught and released. Ballyduff Bridge, Blackwater Salmon Fisheries and Fort William are all reporting fish at the moment. Reporting for Fort William Fishery, Paul Whelan tells […]

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This post is in: Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

Lee Kerry and Rob Wootton win the World Pairs

September 13th, 2018

2018 World Pairs Angling Championship Ireland winners are Lee Kerry & Rob Wootton. Lee Kerry also wins the prestigious Daiwa UK cup. The English pair weighed a total of 175.960kg, which included Lee’s 114.020kg Daiwa Cup individual best. Drawn in county section Cavan 4 on the last day, Lee posted a lake-topping 16.440kg at Brackley, and Rob backed it […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan, Co. Fermanagh, Coarse angling reports

Good fishing from small boat and shore for Killybegs Mariners

September 13th, 2018

38cm turbot for Johnny

Stefan Martin from Killybegs Mariners SAC reports on the fishing around Donegal Bay… 12 September: A maiden voyage on club member Pete’s new raider 18 provided great sport over the banks with Pete catching and releasing his first ever Blonde Ray which was a lovely catch and Johnny had a fine Turbot of 38cm among numerous other flatties and […]

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