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Donegal school takes first place in national ‘Something Fishy’ Competition 2017

November 24th, 2017

Donegal school takes top slot in national ‘Something Fishy’ Competition 2017 It was some achievement to win out over 113 schools and 9 Education Centres nationwide, so huge congratulations to Gartan National School of Churchill, Letterkenny, County Donegal, which has been named the winner of 2017 national ‘Something Fishy’ competition. The students were presented with the National ‘Something […]

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This post is in: Competition, Donegal, Donegal, Other news, Uncategorized

Irish Angling Update, 23 November 2017

November 24th, 2017

fishing

A mild November just went polar and we have a  Status Yellow Weather Warning for Snow and Ice in place as I write. The fishing conditions to now have been pretty good for the time of year and anglers have enjoyed being out in pleasant enough weather… Coarse anglers fishing a match at O’Briensbridge described […]

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Fresh lug working well on Connaught beaches

November 24th, 2017

Bass

Brian Reidy reports on a recent shore outing… The Donegal bass seem to have come south. One bass each, but good coalies to 37cm, some triple shots with the odd dog thrown, also a plaice. Very busy session for 3 hrs before the wind turned northerly and killed it. Fresh lug cant be beaten! Go […]

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This post is in: Galway Bay, Sea angling reports Tags: ,

Plenty of fish for the Killybegs Mariners Winter League

November 24th, 2017

Flounder

Stefan Martin from Killybegs Mariners SAC reports on the fishing around Donegal Bay… The weather gods kept us dry on a grand night at the league outing with 16 anglers taking part including 2 new members joining up and 2 visiting anglers from South Shore sac. you were all most welcome lads – great to see new faces […]

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

Carley wins Match but Kelly is Cod Champ

November 24th, 2017

fishing

John Diamond was in touch to tell us that the The 5th Henry’s Tackleshop Irish Cod Championships were held by Sea Angling Ireland SAC on the evening of Saturday, November 18th in Youghal… A total of 80 anglers traveled to take part in this event. It was a pleasant  evening with anglers stretched along Youghal and […]

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This post is in: East Cork, Sea angling reports, Youghal Tags:

Plenty of rainbows for anglers at Ardaire Springs

November 24th, 2017

Ardaire

Ned Maher tells us that there were some great fish landed at Ardaire Spring in Mooncoin on Sunday. Wilawan Carroll did particularly well had a a few beauties on the bank. Aaron McCann was also fishing on Sunday. Taking part in a competition, he finished off his season with a Aaron took 1st place with 11 fish […]

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This post is in: Kilkenny, Rainbow trout reports, Trout fishing reports

Fly anglers report Knockaderry fishing well

November 24th, 2017

David Tantrum reports that 20 Owenabue Anglers fished their last of the season competition on Knockaderry on Sunday. A total of 48 trout were caught and released the winner was Tom Murphy 5 fish. Sounds like it could be worth a visit over the next couple of weeks. Waterford City and County Trout Angling Association […]

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This post is in: Knockaderry, Rainbow trout reports, Trout fishing reports

Red Letter Day for Martin – 29lb 3oz and 23lb pike landed

November 21st, 2017

Martin Lynch with his stunning 29lb 2oz Pike

Patrick Foran reports that Martin Lynch had a pike session recently that many Pike anglers could only dream of… Martin tells us that he had been fishing a small lake hidden away at a secret location in Cavan and was pike fishing for the lake’s large resident pike. He started the session by finding a swim which […]

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This post is in: Catch of the Week, Co. Cavan, Pike fishing reports

Belgian anglers have a great week at Melview Fishing Lodge

November 21st, 2017

Baptiste with a nice Pike

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on that deadbait continues to out fish other methods… Belgium anglers David, Baptiste, Jean-C and Xavier were over in Ireland for their annual fishing trip. They are regular visitors to Ireland and Melview Fishing lodge so know their way around. Using both lures and dead baits they […]

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This post is in: Longford, Pike fishing reports

Tough day at the office for Munster Anglers at O’Briensbridge

November 20th, 2017

Ian

The Munster Coarse Anglers  fished the 2nd match of their Winter league at O’Briensbridge on Sunday… A sullen O’Briensbridge produced very few fish for our 3rd round match. Gin clear water and very little flow made fishing very hard with almost every one in one section blanking save 1 small perch for Richard to give him […]

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This post is in: Co. Clare, Coarse angling reports

Shamie Winters wins first round of CM Lakelands Winter League

November 20th, 2017

CM Lakelands report that 28 Anglers fished the first match of their very first Feeder Only Winter League at Lough Muckno. Fishing was hard with most fish caught at distance.   Today’s winners are as follows Shamie Winters 4.580kg on peg 200 , Finnian Feeney 4.280kg on peg 195 , Artur Czarnocki 3.800kg on peg 197 , […]

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

Sheemore Winter League results and updates

November 20th, 2017

Gary Chandler reports on Sheemore Angler’s recent outing and Winter League… 12 November:  Well a bit slow today for the first match of the winter league plenty of fish in most pegs but small isn’t the word for them the record minnow would double the weight of some of them but they kept you busy here […]

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This post is in: Co. Leitrim, Coarse angling reports