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Plenty of casting practice but not fish on a high Munster Blackwater

February 8th, 2016

Casting practice

Guide Glenda Powell of Blackwater Salmon Fishery didn’t get to catch any fish at Kilmurry on Saturday as the river was too high but anglers got in a lot of casting practice with some good fun and chat.  Glenda also had the company of a beautiful otter playing in front of the hut. Go Fishing… Blackwater Salmon Fishery […]

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This post is in: Blackwater Lodge, Munster Blackwater, Salmon fishing reports

Lough Namachree Go & Catch club match on a cold day

February 8th, 2016

Robertas Zilaitis

Go & Catch Feeder Team held their Club  Match on Lough Namachree, Co.Monaghan. The results are as follows: 1st Robertas Zilaitis 2.315 kg 2nd Lauras Sabaliauskas 2.250 kg 3rd Vaidas Jagela 1.750 kg 4th Mantas Tamosevicius 1.455 kg 5th Darius Karaliunas 1.390 kg Go & Catch Feeder Team Web: http://www.goandcatch.com/  

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Atrocious conditions on Lough Melvin

February 8th, 2016

Lindsey Clarke

Lindsey Clarke reports from LOUGH MELVIN – Monday 1st to Sunday 7th February 2016. Lough Melvin was quiet this week again due to the atrocious conditions for the main part. Strong winds and rain put off most rods and we still await news of the first salmon caught on Lough Melvin. With storm Henry just […]

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12lb salmon from Currane at weekend

February 8th, 2016

salmon

Guide Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane where a fin spring salmon was caught before the winds picked up again… 5/2/16 Lough Currane records its second Salmon today and what a cracker of a Salmon, weighing in at 12 lbs. Caught on the troll this afternoon by renowned Kildare and Waterville angler Mr. Noel Clancy and […]

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Charity Fishing Competition in aid of Nadine’s Cancer Battle Trust Fund

February 8th, 2016

Waterford Fly Fishing - Cancer fundraising competition

Waterford City and County Trout Angling Association will be holding a charity fly fishing competition on Knockaderry Lake on Saturday April 2nd.  The competition is in aid of Nadine’s Cancer Battle Trust Fund.  See the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/nadinescancerbattle FLY FISHING ON KNOCKADERRY CARRIGAVANTRY BALLYSCANLON Carrigavantry – This 30 acre reservoir is hidden in the […]

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Salmon Fishing Course on the Munster Blackwater Sunday April 3rd

February 8th, 2016

Jason O' Riordan - Salmon-course-flyer-2016

Mackenzie Pro Guide Jason O’Riordan reminds us that this years salmon course will take place on April 3rd on the Munster Blackwater River.   As a special offer this year the fee will only be €60. Places will be limited. To make a booking with Jason contact.. Jason O’Riordan Mackenzie Pro Guide  and an IFFF Qualified […]

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Get behind Fishing for Pieta – Angling for Mental Health & Suicide Awareness

February 5th, 2016

KAI - Fishing for Pieta

Killinarden Angling Initiative remind us of their great fundraiser for Pieta House at Oaklands Fishery in New Ross on 28th May: (FISHING For Pieta) This whole event is aimed at raising awareness among The Angling/Fishing Communities . Too many people have taken their own lives young & old or have self-harmed in some way. Mental illness […]

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First February salmon from the Drowes

February 5th, 2016

Drowes - Barry Smith from Enniskillen

First February salmon from the River Drowes.  Shane Gallagher has this report: Barry Smith from Enniskillen landed the first February fish at 11am yesterday Feb 4th at the Meadow. The sea liced 13lbs fish took a yellow belly devon. Water has risen to 0.895 metres on the gauge. Further wind and rain is forecast over the […]

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Workshops for tourism providers will take place in the Munster Vales Feb 15th and Feb 26th

February 5th, 2016

Munster Vales is a new tourism destination which will be developed as the key inland destination in Irelands Ancient East. Munster Vales extends from the Comeraghs to Ballyhoura incorporating the Galtees and the Knockmealdowns. It is supported by Failte Ireland, Tipperary, Waterford and Cork County Councils, local development agencies and tourism entities. The Board of […]

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Irish Angling Update – 04/02/16

February 4th, 2016

Donegal Bay

We had a bit of everything from the weather gods over the last seven days with sleet, snow, hail, storms, severe frost and mild conditions  all making an appearance at some stage. A number of salmon rivers opened on Monday and already some of them are reporting fish caught. There were some great pike caught too and we have […]

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Good fishing in sheltered cove on Donegal Bay

February 4th, 2016

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Stefan Martin from Killybegs Mariners SAC reports on the fishing around Donegal Bay… 03 Feb: There was a small window of opportunity today as Henry passed on and with Imogen next up, we quickly headed west along Donegal Bay. The views were enough to satisfy the passion. We don’t care if we blank was what we said as […]

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Salmon in motion, capturing the beauty

February 4th, 2016

Noel Power - Photograper Patrick Power 6

Photographer Partick Power has the patience and eye to capture one of natures beautiful moments as he catches the majestic salmon on film on the River Suir catchment… Salmon on the move… Trout in motion…

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