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Beagles galore on the Brazen Hussy II

July 19th, 2017

An impressive looking porbeagle shark of approx. 80lbs caught aboard the Brazen Hussy by angler Mikey Heaney

Skipper John Fleming was in touch following a fantastic weekend shark fishing “probably all in all the best weekends sharking we have have ever had, not the highest number of sharks but, 4 porbeagles in 3 days…. this hasn’t been done in Galway in a long long time  and to top it off 6 blues”. […]

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This post is in: Galway Bay, Sea angling reports Tags: , , ,

Denis says goodbye to Corrib

July 19th, 2017

Denis in happier times with Sue Wherry and a fine Corrib trout on his beloved boat Sheelin Lady.

Declan Gibbons tells us that trout angling activity on Lough Corrib was relatively quiet last week with few anglers on the lake. The very warm weather early this week certainly sent many anglers to the beach/garden/bog, choose your poison! Mayfly are hatching in good numbers, and with the summer hatch usually peaking around the 4th […]

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This post is in: Lough Corrib, Trout fishing reports Tags: , , ,

Group from Ballyhaunis enjoys day out on Killala Bay

July 19th, 2017

Donal Kennedy reports On Sunday 16th July a party of anglers from Ballyhaunis ventured out on Killala Bay.  At the beginning conditions were fine with moderate westerly winds but this was to change later to fresh WNW winds. The first drift took place well out in the bay over rocky ground. The group tried to […]

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This post is in: Killala, Sea angling reports Tags: ,

Fresh grilse and plenty sea trout for anglers on Carrowmore

July 19th, 2017

Carrowmore Lake produced over 10 grilse for the week and very good numbers of sea trout up to 3 lbs. Local anglers Mick Noon, John Cosgrove and Jim Mills all had fresh grilse around the 4 lbs. mark. John Long from Dublin was also amongst the lucky anglers who caught grilse on the lake. Green […]

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This post is in: Carrowmore Lake, Salmon fishing reports Tags: , ,

Despite tricky conditions Moy Estuary produces some fine sea trout

July 19th, 2017

Judd Ruane, skipper of the “Pegasus” reported that sea trout fishing on the Moy Estuary slowed down somewhat during the past week. Despite the tricky conditions a number of fine sea trout were caught by his clients. Aidan Spooner and 3 friends from Adare had 9 fish, while the Roger Small party of 4 from […]

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This post is in: Moy Estuary, Salmon fishing reports Tags: ,

River Moy: Salmon fishing slower than in previous weeks. Yet over 300 fish reported!

July 19th, 2017

With only 331 salmon reported, fishing on the River Moy was somewhat slower than in previous weeks. The bright conditions and dropping water levels made it more difficult for anglers to tempt fish to take. However, anglers on the Moy Fishery still enjoyed good fishing mainly on fly. On the Ridge Pool, William Millar, Northern […]

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Muckno: Mallinson takes Garda Open, Harwood IADA Open, July Festival underway

July 19th, 2017

Fishing was better on Monday

It’s a busy time of year for festival anglers on Muckno. Dick Caplice of IADA has all the news… Of the 100 anglers assembled at the Old Coach Inn on Sunday morning 90 fished our IADA one day national open while the other 10 took the opportunity to walk the sections and set up last […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Coarse angling reports, Lough Muckno

Run continues at Erriff and rain will improve catches

July 19th, 2017

salmon catch and release

Osgur Grieve has the angling report for the Erriff 12th – 17th July… Our run of fish continued with a total of 18 salmon landed for the period. Regular visitor Andrew Beattie finished up his holiday catching a total of 14 salmon, his best weighing 8lbs. 10 of these were wild and were released. David Gaffney fished with […]

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This post is in: River Erriff, Salmon fishing reports

Bridgette wins 2nd leg of royal Engfield Junior League

July 18th, 2017

#CPRsavesfish

The Royal Enfield CAC Junior Summer League was fished yesterday at the Longwood viaduct… While the weather was perfect the fish were a little bit more shy today, but we had some great fish caught. We had 23 Anglers with 8 girls and 15 boys taking part. Top weight tonight went to Bridgette Cummins who had 1lb […]

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This post is in: Co. Meath, Coarse angling reports, Enfield, Grand Canal Tags:

Good tench, silver fish and perch at Lanesborough

July 18th, 2017

Camlin and District Angling Club

Fishing in and around the hot water stretch and bridge area in Lanesborough has been very successful according to Camlin and District Angling Club… There are still large shoals of roach and rudd in the hot water stretch and bridge area in Lanesborough. Tench fishing around the disabled swims is very consistent with fish being […]

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

Trout to 17lb 2oz for Turner on Ree

July 18th, 2017

stephen turner

Big trout on the troll from Ree – Camlin anglers have the details… There is a report just in of a very large Brown trout caught by Stephen Turner of Athlone. The fish weighed in at 17lbs 2 ozs. Earlier in the day he had a 13lb Trout. Both cracking fish were released and it […]

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This post is in: Lough Ree, Trout fishing reports

Camlin Angling Club – recent pike fishing activity

July 18th, 2017

Jacek Gorni

Water levels are low throughout Camlin system down to and around the Lough Ree area. This accompanied with a lot of excessive weed growth is making the fishing difficult in some areas. That being said there has been some excellent pike fishing of late. The use of surface lures provides for great fun in shallow […]

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This post is in: Lough Ree, Pike fishing reports