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Good sport on Mask as conditions improve and mayfly hatches start to appear

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Mayfly slow to put in an appearance but olives provide good sport on Corrib

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Despite sporadic hatches good wet fly action on Lough Arrow

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016


Mayfly up on Derg, but conditions not making it easy

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Assoc May 3rd 2016

Lively brownies and rainbows from Lough Lene for the Irish Ladies

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016


Sheelin tested the mettle of anglers but despite difficult conditions good fish were caught

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Peter Cunningham With a Nice Plump Little Brownie from the Boyne

What a Day! The River Boyne, Brú na Bóinne and Wild Brown Trout on the Fly

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Rainbow Trout 4lb Ballinlough, near Westport

Fabulous full-finned and hard-fighting trout in the West of Ireland

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Stomach contents of trout feeding on hog lice

2kg rainbow as the clouds roll in around Knockaderry

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A lovely well-fed Corrib trout caught by Martin Wilson, April 2016

Corrib warming up as duffer’s fortnight aka the mayfly approaches

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Jarek from Malow Co Cork caught this Trout trolling on Lough Derg on the 30th April 2016

Some trout news from Derg in advance of Mayfly madness

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016


Lures and sinking lines feature strongly during a cold week on Sheelin

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Vincent Murphy of Tubberdaly Rhode Co offaly won the O'Malley Cup last Sunday May 1st on Owel. Presenting Cup is David O, Malley and Johnny O'Malley.

Vinny Murphy win Owel’s O’Malley Cup

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

John Murry & Frankie Guilfoyle competition winners

Excellent fishing on Lough Mask with trout up to near 7lbs in weight

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Lough Arrow fishing well despite tough conditions

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Mike Keady from Moycullen, Co. Galway is presented with the Connacht Cup by Kathleen Reynolds. Pictured at the presentation of prizes were (from left): Eugene Nolan, Connacht Angling Council Competitions Officer, Kathleen Reynolds, Mike Keady and Martin Kinneavey, Chairman Connacht Angling Council.

Olives appearing despite cold conditions on Corrib

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Group photograph of St. Mel's College Angling Club at Lough Rowan

RinnShannon host St. Mel’s College Fishing Club on Lough Rowan

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Brian with his winning catch

Robbie Keane and Brian Corrigan score at the Eugene Mulligan cup competition

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016


‘You fill up my census’ is the call as Lough Sheelin ticks all the boxes

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Another Great Dollaghan from the River Maine

Dollaghan Anyone!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016