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Barry would have been proud!

August 14th, 2018 | by

This Sunday saw 21 Midlands Pike and Coarse Anglers, otherwise known as the MADCAPS turn out for the Barry Brill Memorial match on the River Shannon at Athlone.  Between them 75 kilo of fish were caught  on a variety of methods from the Big Meadow match stretch with the honours going to Arthur Judge for his 11kilo winning catch.  In second place was John Keogh and third Karl Unwin.  Section prizes went to Trevor Wykes, Barry Brill and Adrian Biggs.

MADCAPS Barry Brill Snr Memorial Match

MADCAPS Barry Brill Snr Memorial Match

This grassroots sports club fish for all species in a fun and competitive environment. Membership for the club which is also designated a AFYDI Angling For Youth Development Hub is growing as the members look to improve facilities for the anglers in the area.  The club are currently actively involved in the proposal for the regeneration of the Athlone Canal for all outdoor recreation users.

Join the Club…

We are pleased to say our members voted YES to accept some new blood to the club. So, if you would like to join us please get in touch.

MADCAPS, Midlands Coarse & Pike Anglers are steadily growing, have some coached members to take juniors forward and are delighted to be working with other clubs and organisations in the area towards the development of angling venues.

We run a pike league in the winter and coarse for the summer. Our membership is just €10 and we charge no more for our open competitions keeping it affordable for all. Key for us is that we keep fishing fun!

If you are interested please get in touch –https://www.facebook.com/MidlandsCoarsePikeAnglers


Midlands Coarse and Pike Anglers are affiliated to the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland and are members of the Angling Council, the National Governing Body for coarse and predator angling as recognised by Sport Ireland and Sport NI. www.ncffi.ie

This post is in: Co. Roscommon, Coarse angling reports, River Shannon