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Good coarse angling reported from many venues in Co. Cavan and Leitrim.

May 28th, 2015

High water levels and low temperatures are causing problems for anglers this week with low weights being recorded.  25/30 lb. mixed catches of roach, hybrids and some bream are being caught in Killykeen, also similar weights on Dereskit at Glasshouse.  Tessie’s and Kevin’s Shore on Lough Gowna and Gulladoo are producing good weights for some […]

Continue reading... Good coarse angling reported from many venues in Co. Cavan and Leitrim.


This post is in: Arvagh, Ballinamore, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Co. Leitrim, Coarse angling reports, Killeshandra

Sea Trout magic in the past week on Lough Currane

May 28th, 2015

Julie with her specimen sea trout taken on fly.

Ghillie Vincent Appleby reports on the salmon and sea trout fishing in the past week on Lough Currane from his blog at http://wwwsalmonandseatroutphotos.blogspot.com/ 20/5/15  There was reasonable action on Lough Currane in the fly department and I will leave the best to last so lets get to the action. We start on the South side, […]

Continue reading... Sea Trout magic in the past week on Lough Currane


This post is in: Lough Currane, Salmon fishing reports

Tough conditions for Mayfly fishing on the Liffey

May 28th, 2015

Padraig Byrne with with one of his fish

Rob Love cashed in his hard earned Brownie Points to take a guilt free trip to the Liffey at the weekend… Luckily – with a few brownie points (by far the safest option) earned over the last week or so I managed to spend a few hours at my favourite spot on the river and […]

Continue reading... Tough conditions for Mayfly fishing on the Liffey


This post is in: River Liffey, Trout fishing reports

Belmont Fishing Club Open on 14 June

May 28th, 2015

Belmont Fishing Club are holding an Open Fishing Competion on Sunday 14th June. It’s lines in at 4pm and the fishing goes on until 8pm.. the venue is the Grand Canal at  Shannonharbour,  County Offaly. Prizes on the day. All are welcome! For more information contact Noel on 087 9383553

Continue reading... Belmont Fishing Club Open on 14 June


This post is in: Competition, Other news

Kevin Cremin wins Araglen Open on Glencar

May 28th, 2015

Kevin Cremin receiving the Eugene Ankettell Memorial Cup from Tom Ankettell

Tom Ankettle reports on the Araglen Anglers annual open fly fishing competition for the Eugene Ankettell Memorial Cup was held in beautiful Caragh Lake in Glencar, Co. Kerry on Sunday last… Conditions for angling were great but the trout had other ideas and it proved to be a tough day at the office for most anglers. […]

Continue reading... Kevin Cremin wins Araglen Open on Glencar


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

Lough Arrow mayfly up, trout coming to wet, dap and dry

May 28th, 2015

Tomasz Paluszkiewicz, Sligo, with a 5 lbs. Lough Arrow beauty

Lough Arrow saw a very good week with all methods (wet fly, dry fly and dap) producing good catches. The mayfly is up on the lake with good numbers of anglers out and a lot of small to medium sized fish being returned. The Lake also produced some better fish between 3 lbs. and 5 […]

Continue reading... Lough Arrow mayfly up, trout coming to wet, dap and dry


This post is in: Lough Arrow, Trout fishing reports

Some good salmon fishing reported from Lough Beltra

May 28th, 2015

The Glenisland Anglers Co-operative reported good fishing on Lough Beltra during the week. Pat McHale boated two salmon of 8 lbs. and 10 lbs., Jackie Deffley also had two, both at 7 lbs., while Kevin Beirne caught a fine 11 lbs. fish at the Dock. Other successful anglers included Sean Dolan with an 8 lbs. […]

Continue reading... Some good salmon fishing reported from Lough Beltra


This post is in: Lough Beltra, Salmon fishing reports

Carrowmore switches on for weekend, 27 salmon reported

May 28th, 2015

Due to strong winds earlier in the week, angling on Carrowmore Lake improved towards the weekend. Between Friday and Sunday a total of 27 salmon were caught by local and visiting anglers alike, 16 of which were returned. The majority of the fish ranged between 5 lbs. and 7 lbs. with the odd double figure […]

Continue reading... Carrowmore switches on for weekend, 27 salmon reported


This post is in: Carrowmore Lake, Salmon fishing reports

Another good week at Ballisodare, 63 salmon caught

May 28th, 2015

Anglers on the Ballisodare Fishery had another good week’s fishing with a total of 63 salmon reported. Most fish were in the 5 lbs. to 7 lbs. range and fell to variety of methods including fly, worm and prawn. However, a number of better fish were also reported including an 11 lbs. fly-caught salmon for […]

Continue reading... Another good week at Ballisodare, 63 salmon caught


This post is in: Ballisodare, Salmon fishing reports

Good sea trout fishing on Moy Estuary

May 28th, 2015

Harry Sänftl, Germany, with a fresh run Moy Estuary sea trout

Judd Ruane, skipper of the Pegasus, reported good fishing for a group of anglers from Germany with good numbers of sea trout between 0.75 lbs. and 1.5 lbs. To book a day’s sea trout fishing visit www.fishingireland.ie or contact Judd on +353 (0)87 6736969  

Continue reading... Good sea trout fishing on Moy Estuary


This post is in: Moy Estuary, Salmon fishing reports

Moy continue to improve, 199 salmon last week

May 28th, 2015

A cracking 16 lbs. Ridge Pool salmon for Jimmy French from Northern Ireland

With 199 salmon reported, weekly catches on the Moy System continued to improve. Water levels dropped towards the end of the week providing good flyfishing on the upper reaches. On the Ridge Pool, two salmon were caught including a 16 lbs. cracker by Jimmy French from Northern Ireland. Jimmy’s springer took a black Flying C. The […]

Continue reading... Moy continue to improve, 199 salmon last week


This post is in: River Moy, Salmon fishing reports

Scouts, juniors and seniors all enjoy a great weekends fishing at Oaklands

May 27th, 2015

Open Match Sunday May 24th

If it was fishing and fun you were looking for last weekend, Oaklands Lake Fishery was the place to be with two matches taking place. Saturday saw the junior league continues draw while on Sunday there was an open match draw. This was then followed up by the New Ross Cub Scouts fishing day. Winners of the junior […]

Continue reading... Scouts, juniors and seniors all enjoy a great weekends fishing at Oaklands


This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Wexford