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35 years of success for the Lurgan Coarse Angling Club

January 5th, 2017 | by

On December 31st Lurgan Coarse Angling Club marked the end of the club’s 35th Anniversary Year since they formed back in 1981. Well done to the Club.

Over the Christmas period the club ran a couple of small knock ups on the River Bann at Shillingtons in Portadown. The fishing has been very good with some mega weights of roach being caught on the pole to hand.

Last week the top 3 weights were as follows:
1st Johnny Mckinley 29.900kg
2nd John Walker 26.560kg
3rd Colin Wike 20.410kg

January 2nd saw their 2nd match take place,
the top 3 weights were as follows:
1st Stevie Wright 35.050kg
2nd Shaun Keenan 28.275kg
3rd Nigel Mckinney 25.800kg

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Lurgan Coarse Angling Club

The club is one of the most successful in Ireland, having won all of the main team based match fishing competitions, in some cases several times, over the last decade. The club has also a long list of International Honours earned by its members.

The club is the current Drennan Superleague title holder, having won the last event in 2007.

Our objective is to promote coarse angling in the greater Lurgan and Craigavon area.


This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Northern Ireland