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Good fishing at Ballyhack for Menapia Sea Anglers

April 19th, 2018

dabs

Menapia Sea Anglers report on their last two competitions… Ballyhealy was the first venue for the 3rd master competition which was fished in extremely hard conditions after a big easterly. Anglers had to resort to 50lb straight through to get fish back. Winner on the night was new member James Duffy with a good bag of […]

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This post is in: East coast, Sea angling reports, South East, Wexford Tags: ,

Lough Ree International Coarse Fishing Competition 2018

April 19th, 2018

Adrian Osterloh from the Lough Ree Lanesborough Angling Hub has news on the upcoming Lough Ree International Coarse Fishing Competition 2018… 01 / 02 / 03 – June 2018 ( Bank Holiday Weekend ) This competition is sponsored by Waterways Ireland and Failte Ireland. Standard NCFFI Rules apply and must be adhered to. All anglers must dip […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Competition, Other news

5 salmon from Lee last week

April 19th, 2018

5 salmon landed for the week on club waters, best fish was 12lbs caught spinning.  Water levels were very high. Go fishing… The River Lee drains a catchment of 484 square miles of which much is taken up by two large reservoirs. Salmon Angling is confined to an 8 mile stretch from Inniscarra dam to […]

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This post is in: River Lee, Salmon fishing reports

High water on Bandon, just 1 fish last week

April 19th, 2018

River Bandon

There was one salmon reported for the week and another reported lost. The fish was caught spinning and was sealiced. The river was in flood over the weekend but has returned to fishable levels now and prospects are good for the coming week as water temperatures have risen to about 11C. Go Fishing… Bandon Angling […]

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This post is in: River Bandon, Salmon fishing reports Tags: ,

Good fishing for Leinster Pike Angling Club in Cavan

April 19th, 2018

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The Leinster Pike Angling Club report on their most recent monthly competition fished at the weekend… We had our monthly competition on Sunday, 15 April, on a new venue for most of us so we weren’t really sure what to expect. Fishing was good for a few people and not so good for a few […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan

Good bags of pike caught in Scothouse Open

April 19th, 2018

prizes

Scotshouse Pike Anglers Club held their Open Pike Competition on Sunday 15 April. There were 29 anglers fishing the event in windy conditions and an impressive 126 pike were landed and plenty more were lost. The fish were not huge but a couple of doubles were caught. Heaviest fish went to Chris Maguire of his 10lb […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Pike fishing reports

Good pike fishing in Monaghan for Lough Gowna and Upper Erne AA

April 19th, 2018

Mick Dalton

The Bernard Kiernan memorial was fished in Monghan at the weekend. There were 14 boats out to compete for the cup organised by the Lough Gowna and Upper Erne Angling Association. Some decent fish were landed and the Heaviest fish prize went to David Roche for his pike of 15 lbs 9 ozs. When the […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Pike fishing reports

O’Hare runs away with title in Bluebell Winter League

April 19th, 2018

Darren O'Hare

Bluebell Community Angling Club fished their last match of their Winter League at the weekend…. 15 April: Today saw the last match of the Winter League take place with all trophies up for grabs. There were no clear leaders going into the event, with very little between between the members. That all changed when Darren […]

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This post is in: Grand Canal, Pike fishing reports

Drowes low, quieter, but good numbers of salmon about

April 18th, 2018

catch and release

Monday 9th  to Sunday 15th April 2018 The river ran at fairly low levels over the week. The gauge read 0.56m on Monday and the river gradually dropped and by the end of play on Sunday the gauge was reading 0.52m. The fishery was a little quieter but there were still good numbers of salmon […]

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This post is in: River Drowes, Salmon fishing reports Tags: ,

Good piking on Ree ahead of International Festival

April 18th, 2018

pike

John Devaney reports that a couple of Belgian anglers, staying in Athlone with Mark Egan, for the upcoming Lough Ree International Pike Festival caught some good fish while practising  at the weekend. Guy Brockmans and Roger Wellens were thrilled with this trout over 13lb. caught  in Lower  L. Ree and they also had a  pike of […]

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This post is in: Lough Ree, Pike fishing reports

A good few days on Carrowmore, 15 salmon caught

April 18th, 2018

Bangor Erris Angling reports that although the wind picked up on Carrowmore Lake the fishing remained productive over the weekend… April 12: Temperatures were still in the low teens at best and winds were light for the most part but overall angling conditions on the lake are excellent. Daniel Irvine had a fantastic few days on […]

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

A few Beltra beauties, settled conditions will improve fishing

April 18th, 2018

There were a few more salmon reported from Lough Beltra in the last week. Weather has been very mixed, like the rest of the country. Peter Jackson had a 14lb fish on April 12th at Tommys Wall.  The salmon took a shrimp fly. Godfrey Holden caught and released an 11lbs salmon at Clarke’s Point on […]

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This post is in: Lough Beltra, Salmon fishing reports Tags: ,