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Dick Warner’s Great Irish Fishing Odyssey

August 21st, 2017

Dick Warner’s Great Irish Fishing Odyssey is a factual entertainment series presented by the late, great, Dick Warner which blends an innovative format with theatrical photography and unseen fisheries archive. It airs tonight, Monday 21st of August 2017 at 7.30pm on eirSport. The thirteen part series promises a comprehensive and entertaining guide to fishing in Ireland with series presenter Dick Warner, […]

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Public invited to information workshops around €2million funding call

August 21st, 2017

Public invited to information workshops around €2million funding call Regional workshops open to members of the public interested in applying Inland Fisheries Ireland is inviting members of the public to a series of upcoming Regional Information Workshops around its new €2million funding call. The Funding Call consists of three separate funding streams which will help […]

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Great catches of bream, roach, hybrids at Longford venues

August 21st, 2017

Conner with and couple of nice Bream from his catch

Angling Guide and guesthouse owner Kevin Lyons reports from Melview Lodge: Neil, Dave, Alan, Martyn and son Conner were over for their annual fishing trip to Ireland and stayed with Kevin and Jane at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford. These guys are no strangers to Ireland as four of them have been coming over for 30+ years […]

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

Junior anglers net and release over 25,000 wild coarse fish at the World Youth Angling Championships

August 17th, 2017

Team France who swept the boards at the World Youth Angling Championships.

The World Youth Angling Championships, consisting of three individual competitions, was hosted by the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland who in conjunction with their members locally have developed this World Class fishery in Coachford over recent years. The event was sponsored by Inland Fisheries Ireland alongside Cork County Council,  ESB, Cork Convention Bureau and Failte Ireland. Local dignitaries, […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Competition, Inniscarra, Juniors

Stick to the deeps is the way on Mask as fishing picks up

August 16th, 2017

Ronan Cusack reports a welcome improvement in fishing on Mask over the past few days as temperatures dropped slightly. Anglers fishing the deep water across the middle last weekend had better news than previous weeks, with plenty of Daphnia-feeding trout coming to the fly. Peter Byrne Chairman of Lough Carra Anglers organised the annual Carra/Mask […]

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16 salmon in 12 days at Delphi

August 15th, 2017

Delphi Lodge

David McEvoy reports from Delphi … 12 Aug: So far this month we have sixteen fish landed. There were six in week 31. The week was slow to start but then we had five on the 1st. Husband and wife team of Warren and Susan Osako managed three between them. Susan had a fine fish of 8lbs 5ozs […]

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Northerly winds spoil fishing on Owenmore lakes but river OK

August 15th, 2017

Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 13 August: We have had some rain again after a dry period. Since Thursday we have been catching fish, some good grilse, some of them in the river a while but also seatrout with lice. There are plenty fish in the lakes but we have been cursed with northerly winds this […]

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Alert heightened around non-native fish species in Irish river systems

August 14th, 2017

Mature male Pacific pink salmon captured in spawning condition in the River Erriff, County Mayo

Alert heightened around non-native fish species in Irish river systems Inland Fisheries Ireland appeals to public for continued help in identifying and reporting pink salmon catches  Inland Fisheries Ireland has appealed to anglers and the general public to remain vigilant and report the presence of any Pacific pink salmon in Irish river systems. To date, […]

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Corrib fishing well to fly and dap

August 10th, 2017

Declan Gibbons reports that Corrib has been quieter of late, with the World Cup on Mask taking many angler’s attention. However, reports are that the lake is fishing very well. In the Cornamona area Roy Pearse of Grasshopper Cottage ( http://www.troutfishingireland.com 094-9548165 ) reports of a group of 4 visiting anglers from the UK to the area had good […]

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Fantastic salmon fishing on the Erriff

August 10th, 2017

A nice flood on Beat 9 of the Erriff

Fishery manager Osgur Grieve is back from holiday and has great news from the Erriff, where the rod catch so far this year is almost 4 times the total for last season already, with almost 2 months of the season left to go. The smolt run of 2016 had a clear lice-free run to the […]

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Anglers on Burrishoole Fishery doing well!

August 10th, 2017

Salmon fishing on Lough Furnace has been steady over the past weeks with good numbers of grilse being caught; both ranched and wild. Myles Abraham was amongst the anglers who got ranched fish, while Eddie Mc Carty had a wild salmon which was immediately released. It was Eddies first ever salmon on the fly! Toby […]

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Moy slower than in previous weeks, yet over 300 salmon reported!

August 10th, 2017

With just over 300 salmon reported, anglers experienced more difficult conditions on the River Moy during the past week. The very unsettled weather and fluctuating water levels were the main reasons for the poorer catch return. Angling effort was also down compared to previous weeks. However, prospects for the remainder of the season are looking […]

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