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Naoise tops the poll at Westport Junior Competition

September 28th, 2016

Westport Angling Club recently held their annual junior competition for local youngsters on Moher Lake, near Westport. 17 young anglers fished on a day that threatened rain, but the competition was finished just in time before the downpours arrived. The event was a great success, and the winner on the day was Naoise Kennedy with […]

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This post is in: Trout fishing reports, Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Good fishing in the deeps as Mask anglers enjoy the last of the summer wine

September 28th, 2016

Ronan Cusack had mixed reports from Mask this week as the trout season draws to a close. Father and son team, Gerry and Damien O’Brien from Ballinrobe had 7 good trout on wet-flies across the deep on Sunday last (best fish 2lbs) and also reported returning several undersize. Kevin Egan and Michael Vahey, also from […]

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

Late season sport for anglers on Corrib

September 28th, 2016

Declan Gibbons reports the last week of angling on Lough Corrib has been of mixed fortunes for anglers availing of the last bit of action before the end of the season. Daphnia and sedge patterns have been producing the bulk of activity and results. Anglers are encouraged to practice catch & release as fish will […]

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

Good water levels offer sport at Erriff to finish the season

September 28th, 2016

Fishery manager Osgur Grieve reports that there were 3 salmon caught during the past week (20 – 25th September). Ian Ferris was first off the mark with a nice 5.15lbs grilse from the Falls Pool on a Stoat’s Tail. Ian returned 3 small sea trout and was also unlucky to lose another grilse earlier that […]

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

Jacko tops the table at Lough Muckno

September 28th, 2016

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Lurgan Coarse Angling Club report on the Club Angler of the Year – Round 5 at Yellow Island, Muckno: Fishing proved to be a lot more difficult than of late with two nights of heavy rain and the water temperature dropping quite a bit the fish had backed of the pole line but after an […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Coarse angling reports, Lough Muckno

Good bags at the Lough Gowna Angling Festival

September 28th, 2016

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Alice Murtagh IFI from the Corlesmore office reports: The annual Lough Gowna Angling Festival took place recently with 75 anglers taking part. Results 1st. Kevin Rowles 66.580kg 2nd. Kevin Johnson 61.830kg 3rd. Neil Parkinson 61.440kg 4th. Tom Pickering 60.130kg 5th. Paul Danby 59.290kg 6th. Keith Greensmith 57.570kg Town Lake Killeshandra is producing good Tench, good […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan, Co. Longford, Coarse angling reports, Erne Tags:

Good pike from Lough Gowna for visiting Mancunian

September 28th, 2016

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Alice Murtagh IFI from the Corlesmore office reports: Lough Gowna A party from Manchester reported good Pike fishing, some up to 18lb on Lough Gowna.  The lake can provide very good pike fishing with excellent access and facilities and there are many stretches which provide good bank fishing. See more on Lough Gowna on our […]

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

September pike from Garadice lake for Joe

September 28th, 2016

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Kevan Murphy IFI reports from Garadice Lake: Joe Murphy of Ballinamore was very pleased with a September pike from Garadice lake. Joe caught this nice 10lb pike last Saturday.  Garadice is located 8km east of Ballinamore and covers an area of 389 hectares. For more details see our page on Garadice Lake Alice Murtagh Inland Fisheries Ireland – […]

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This post is in: Garadice, Pike fishing reports

West Coast Shore league stirs up the locals and the fish at Killala

September 28th, 2016

Brian Reidy, Connaught council IFSA presenting the cup to Tim O'Sullivan, Galway Bay SAC

Brian Reidy PRO Connacht IFSA reports on great competitions at Killala where the young and no-so-young were kept busy with a good variety of species; The last leg of the Galway TropAquaria / Home Aquariums west coast shore league 2016 took place on the 24th September in Killala. The host club Killala BC had promised […]

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

Salmon and some good sea trout fishing, but mostly wind and rain on Currane

September 28th, 2016

Red sky in the morning Shepherds warning An old wives tale, well think again

Guide Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane where sea trout fishing has been excellent at times… 21/9/16 Local Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com reported that Lough Currane was on the wild side this morning, so very few anglers if any ventured out. But come lunch time the wind had dropped and the sky cleared, a few anglers […]

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95lb Blue to blow the clouds away for Carrigaholt angler

September 27th, 2016

95lb Blue for Dean

The Clare coastline weather dictated the fishing this week for Carrigaholt skipper Luke Aston.  One last attempt at the blue sharks threw up some nice fish as angler Dean got a 95lb blue.  Wednesday’s weather meant a day in the estuary catching  some BullHuss and other bits and pieces.  Dean also got a cracking skate […]

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This post is in: Clare, Sea angling reports Tags: , , ,

Laois lads enjoy Wexford competition with good bags

September 27th, 2016

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The Portlaoise fishing team were very pleased with their competition at Oaklands Lake in New Ross on Sunday for the 8th round of the 2016 Course Fishing League. They tell us that all anglers caught respectable weights on the day. The method feeder was the popular tactic with maggots and luncheon meat proving more successful. […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Wexford