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Cold but hectic at times on Fenit Pier last week

January 15th, 2018

Presentation of Prizes

Tralee Bay Sea Angling Club reports on their Christmas Competition fished at Fenit… 08 January: The John Lacey memorial is always our first gathering of the year on Fenit Pier and without a doubt it’s one of our most prestigious events and the memorial Cup is some seriously coveted silverware. This year we fished 3 to […]

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Galway Bay SAC first trip of 2018

January 15th, 2018

Flounder

Galway Bay SAC are getting some decent fish from the West Coast at the moment… 12 January: Successful first club outing of 2018. There was some contrast between the bright sunshine on the beach when we started and conditons we had on the rocks with the easterly gale later on. All the same a good outing […]

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Canal pike to over 15lb for Tullamore and District Anglers

January 15th, 2018

Pat Foran with a recent January Double

Tullamore And District Anglers held their latest Pike competition on the Grand Canal on Sunday the 14th of January. Pat Foran reports from the event… The conditions on the day were mild early on but turned wet and windy in the last hour of the competition. 12 Anglers fished from 10 am until 4 pm […]

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This post is in: Grand Canal, Pike fishing reports

Specimen carp from the Lough for Amy and Sidney Kennedy

January 15th, 2018

Carp

Sidney Kennedy reports on a great start to 2018 for him and his daughter Amy… Amy wants to know and do everything when it comes to catching fish. Everything I do she wants to do. So when we got to the Lough last week her first job was to set up the rod pod [and […]

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This post is in: Co. Cork, Coarse angling reports, The Lough Tags:

Irish Angling Update – 12 January 2018

January 12th, 2018

The River Drowes at Red Roof

It’s new year and the start of another new salmon season. A good number of anglers marked opening day on January First on the Drowes. One fish was lost in the afternoon and as the week progressed rains put the river in flood. So far there has been no spring fish reported but as soon […]

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Freezing Muckno a tough venue for feeder league

January 12th, 2018

Bream

CM Lakelands report that 20 Anglers fished the third match of their very first Feeder Only Winter League at Lough Muckno. Fishing was hard after freezing conditions the night before… 07 January: 20 anglers fished round 3 of the CM Lakelands Winter Feeder Only League at Lough Muckno. Fishing was hard due to over night […]

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

Big weights from Northern Ireland coarse venues recently

January 12th, 2018

Shaun Keenan 61lb 13oz

The NCFFI reports on some huge winter weight from venues in the North recently… 08 January:  A change of method and a good section saw Ulster Council, UCFF secretary John Taggart take the lead in the East Belfast Coarse Angling Club Winter League with his 25.400kg weight on the Lower Bann at Portglenone. 30 December: Overnight snow turned the […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Northern Ireland

Some great fish caught at Camlin Anglers event on Forbes

January 12th, 2018

Mick with a cracking 100.5cm fish. One of the biggest caught at the competition.

Camlin and District Anglers report on their George Wenman memorial competition fished on Lough Forbes… 07 January: We held our annual George Wenman memorial competition today on Lough Forbes. It was a crisp bright morning to say the least with the slip way frozen over on arrival. 18 boats fished and there were some great fish […]

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This post is in: Pike fishing reports, Roscommon

Big pike to 27lb landed at Milltown Lake Christmas Comp

January 12th, 2018

pike

Milltown Lake held their annual Christmas competition on the 27th of December where Anglers young and old battled it out for the Loughran Cup. the day started cold and frosty but with some great fish being banked the mood bit not take long to brighten. 1st place went to our Milltown Lake’s own junior angler Matthew Duffy with […]

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This post is in: Ballybay, Co. Monaghan, Pike fishing reports

Good pike make a good Christmas for Tullamore anglers

January 8th, 2018

pike

Pat Foran reports from his latest catch over the Christmas period… I had a brilliant Pike fishing session on St Stephens day. We fished a lake venue and applied the tactic of the sink and draw approach using a roach dead bait. The swim fished was very weedy so with this in mind there were the […]

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This post is in: Midland Loughs, Pike fishing reports

First week of the season on the Drowes – 1 springer lost

January 8th, 2018

Salmon fishing on the River Drowes

About 50 anglers fished the New Year’s Day salmon opener on the Drowes. As the week progressed conditions deteriorated with stormy weather and plenty of rain putting the river into flood by the weekend. Shane Gallagher reports… 01 January: At the end of the first day of the 2018 salmon fishing no fish have been landed. […]

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Inland Fisheries Ireland Sponsorship Fund 2018 open for applications

January 3rd, 2018

Inland Fisheries Ireland has today launched its Sponsorship Fund for 2018 which will support angling events and initiatives across the country. The fund supported 79 events and initiatives across 19 counties to the tune of €30,000 in 2017, with a particular focus on those which help grow Ireland’s angling tourism product and support novice anglers. […]

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