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Great fishing on the mighty Shannon at Portumna

January 26th, 2017 | by

There was great fishing on the mighty River Shannon at Portumna at the weekend. Portumna Coarse Angling Club had a competition where a fine stamp of fish was landed, very good for this time of year. The event used 2 stretches, Town and Stick Ups with Stick Ups providing the better fishing.

  • 1st Nigel Houldsworth – 18lb 15oz
  • 2nd Bruce Pennell – 14lb 10oz
  • 3rd Rory Dunne – 14lb 8oz
Lovely roach were caught at the Portumna event

Lovely roach were caught at the Portumna event

The Portumna town stretch is soon to one the of the best match lengths on the river Shannon. The club are working with Inland Fisheries Ireland to provide up to 30 platforms in a row.

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Portumna Coarse Angling Club
Steve Grogan, Phone +353 (0) 86 0824195
Website: Portumna Coarse Angling Facebook

Check out their April and September festivals;
24-28 April http://www.ncffi.ie/ev…/waterways-ireland-portumna-festival/
18-22 September http://www.ncffi.ie/events/curleys-festival-portumna/


Portumna Coarse Angling Club 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

Bright conditions, but the fishing was good

Bright conditions, but the fishing was good

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