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Irish Angling Update 30/07/15

July 30th, 2015

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Unseasonable weather continued this week, with some heavy downpours mingling among the sultry days and the cool evenings. With the rain came the fish and this week we saw anglers from Ballisodare down to Waterville enjoy some good catches. Sea anglers chose their days wisely too and were pleased with their outcome, while coarse and […]

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Good numbers of grilse caught on the Munster Blackwater

July 30th, 2015

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Ian Powell of the Blackwater Lodge  gives us a summary of how the Munster Blackwater is going: 30/07/2015 Best Day of the Season as the river fines off nicely….. Thirteen fish caught including six to 10lb. for one angler – for just 7 rod days in total. Conditions. Showers during the day & 2mm rain […]

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Elvis is alive and well and catching his first salmon on the Currane

July 30th, 2015

C&R Angler Mr. Steve Cloke.

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/ 23/07/15 Mr. Anthony Buckley of Cork ended his 59th  year in style with two fine Salmon / Grilse on the troll, weighing in at 3 lbs. and 4 lbs. and his Gillie Mr. […]

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Lovely 8lb salmon for Jason Hughes on the river Boyne

July 30th, 2015

The beauty at Oldbridge on the River Boyne

Jason Hughes of Rossin, Slane and District Angling Association tells us he landed his first salmon of the season. It was on Wednesday 29th July on the river Boyne when he decided to try his luck for the last few hours before sunset. Jason tells us “I was just about to pack it up, when I hooked […]

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Still good fishing on Lough Conn

July 29th, 2015

Paul Caslin with a beautifully marked trout from the Coleman Shallows

Declan Cook reports from Lough Conn: There are less anglers venturing out onto Lough Conn these days but the quality of angling available to them has not diminished since the end of the Mayfly. Reports from around the lake have revealed that trout are still rising freely and are readily taking wet and dry mayfly […]

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Larry Mulligan Cup fished on Lough Lene amid the downpour

July 29th, 2015

Mulligan Cup on Lene.

Angling Guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports: Our good pal Brian Conlon of Wild Total Outdoors on friars Mill Road had a cracking day on Lene last week. Brian was joined by his Fiancé Ann Ayres.  Ann was in the thick of the action on Lene. Their best rainbow rattled the scales at 4lbs 5oz […]

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3.78 lbs trout takes first prize on Lough Ennell

July 29th, 2015

John Brennan won Jimmy Nea Cup

Angling Guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports: The night time fishing is hit and miss these night as the temperature can drop quite fast, and some nights there are little or no Sedge hatches. Saying this the Ennell anglers were out in force last Friday night for the Jimmy Nea Cup, and you needed a […]

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P.J. wins the Lough Glore Anglers club pike competition

July 29th, 2015

P.J. Gray with winning Glore pike.

Angling Guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports: Dalton Park angler P.J. Gray won the Lough Glore Anglers club pike competition last Sunday July 19th. This all method pike competition was well supported and quite a few pike were caught with P.J. winning with a pike of 6lbs 6oz. P.J. was fishing with son Christopher who […]

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Ree pike on the fly is our ‘Catch of the Week’

July 29th, 2015

Jamie Donoghue with his Ree cracker on the fly

Angling Guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports: Jimmy Murray contacted me some weeks back from Queens in New York, and was really keen to catch his first Irish Pike on the fly. Even though Jimmy is originally from Lanesborough he had little or no time in recent years to lash a fly at the pike. This is […]

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Young anglers make quite a splash at Melview Lodge !

July 29th, 2015

Jean – Baptiste with his first Irish Pike

Kevin Lyons owner of Melview Fishing Lodge reports on the pike fishing this week: Jos and son Sen along with friends Flipkensn Trvyen and Fvo Pier from Belgium were here in Ireland once again for their annual Pike fishing trip, stay at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford.  Kevin said many Pike were caught up to 87cm but it […]

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Silver Stoat Fly lands a 5lber for Richard at Waterville

July 29th, 2015

Richard Corrigan

Waterville House and Golf Links  report that the fishing is a good as the football this week. Guest Richard Corrigan enjoyed the fishing at Butler’s Pool.  He is pictured here with his 5 lb Salmon caught with a Silver Stoat Fly. Make a booking Waterville House & Golf Links, Waterville, Co. Kerry Tel: 353 (0)66-9474102 Fax: […]

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NCFFI’s All Ireland Senior Mens and Ladies Championship this year attracted 110 anglers

July 29th, 2015

All Ireland Winners

The town of Killeshandra in the heart of the Cavan lakelands once again hosted Ireland’s biggest and longest running one-day coarse angling event. The NCFFI’s All Ireland Senior Mens and Ladies Championship this year attracted 110 anglers from across Ireland and the UK to take part. Local venues fished included Lough Oughter at Killykeen Forest […]

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