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Fantastic fishing at Inniscarra for festival anglers

August 16th, 2018

Marius with his catch

Inniscarra Tourism & Development Group Ltd report on a busy August in Coachford with Inniscarra producing well for the match anglers.  Inniscarra is fishing well with plenty of bream and skimmers on most sections. August the 10th saw the first open match take place on the reservoir since the closure in April and the 38 […]

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This post is in: Catch of the Week, Co. Cork, Coarse angling reports, Inniscarra

Cooler weather but not enough rain on Currane

August 15th, 2018

River Inny

Lough Currane and River Inny updates from Vincent Appleby and the Waterville Lakes and Trust… 8/8/18 Lough Currane and the Currane Anglers were all quiet in all departments this day. On the weather front wind West fresh with showers. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 16.3 c. 9/8/18 Lough Currane Anglers’ reels were as quiet as the Wild Atlantic […]

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This post is in: Lough Currane, Salmon fishing reports

Steve Hemingray wins the Belturbet Festival with 41.43kg

August 15th, 2018

Belturbet Summer Festival 30Jul – 02Aug 2018 Drennan angler and England international Steve Hemingray from Leicester wins the Belturbet Festival with 41-430kg. The four day match fished on Rockfield, Connolly’s Shore at Garadice, Eonish Shore on Lough Oughter and Town Lake at Killeshandra saw a mixture of local and overseas anglers compete for a top […]

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This post is in: Co. Cavan, Coarse angling reports

A little slower on Corrib but sedges and dapp taking fish

August 15th, 2018

Michael O Dwyer

Declan Gibbons, IFI Galway, reports on the trout fishing on Lough Corrib… Larry McCarthy of Corrib View Lodge Glencorrib http://www.corribangling.com reports of a slower week gone by on Corrib but guests still had action mainly on dries. Michael O Dwyer and friend Patrick McCarthy from Cork fished with Larry for two days and landed six fish on […]

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This post is in: Lough Corrib, Trout fishing reports

Fine fish landed at the Patti Doolin Shield on Owel

August 14th, 2018

Sean Goulding

Mick Flanagan reports from Mullingar… OWEL ANGLERS. Last Sunday Lough Owel Trout Preservation Association hosted the Patti Doolin Shield. Some cracking trout were caught and Sean Goulding was top rod wit ha fine trout of 1.952kg (4lbs 4oz). Chris McKeon had another cracker of 1.76kg to take 2nd place, Brendan Murray 3rd with 1.53kg, Olly […]

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This post is in: Lough Owel, Trout fishing reports

Karl Owens wins Larry Mulligan Cup on Lene

August 14th, 2018

Karl Owens won Larry Mullingan Cup. Presenting Lene Chairman Tom Fagan.

Mick Flanagan reports on the fishing recently on Lough Lene… LOUGH LENE ANGLERS. Lene Anglers hosted their last evening competition last Friday night, and fishing was tough going, but a few nice fished were presented at the 11pm finish. Karl Owens won with a fine trout of 1.24kg, Paul Curran was 2nd with 1.22kg, and […]

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This post is in: Lough Lene, Trout fishing reports

Some unusual fish sighted in Cork Harbour recently

August 14th, 2018

Jim Linehan of the Deora Dé reports on the fishing and unusual visitors to Cork Harbour… We had some unusual catches (for us anyway) on Bank Holiday Monday.  One of the teams (from the UK civil service) was fishing in the harbour itself after coming in out of the weather. We had a very small tope, 2 […]

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This post is in: Cork Harbour, Sea angling reports

Low angling effort on Moy sees catches fall

August 14th, 2018

Eddie Manthrope Foxford Fishery Releasing.

Angling effort on the Moy was very poor last week with only 170 salmon reported caught. A lot of anglers seem to have taken there annual family holidays at the same time. Water has dropped down very fast to pre flood levels, while not down to July levels, it is still very low. All Fisheries […]

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

Ah!  – That’s Bass! Cooper Coast, 9th September 2018

August 14th, 2018

Ken Whelan was in touch with details of his latest course with Jason O’Riordan… Has drought ruined your freshwater fishing? Thinking of bass fishing and wondering how you can improve your catches. This one day course along Waterford’s iconic Cooper Coast is just what you’ve been looking for! Want to learn more?  Drop over to […]

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This post is in: courses, Other news

Strong finish for Irish team at World Youth Fly Fishing Championship

August 14th, 2018

landing a fish

The World Youth Fly Fishing Championship came to an end on Sunday after three days of tough fishing in extreme heat. The venue was the world renowned River San in Poland. The Polish team made good use of local knowledge to come out on top followed by Spain and Czech Republic in that order. The […]

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This post is in: Other news

Steady fishing and bigger sharks at Clonakilty

August 14th, 2018

Tadgh standing on right with Tim McCarthy in middle (,me on left) all from Shannonvale. Clonakilty

David Edwards, skipper of charter boat Tigger, reports on the shark fishing locally… Fishing has been steady out of Clonakilty in recent weeks with a few decent Cod showing on most inshore trips along with Pollack into double figures. Mackerel seem to be making a comeback after an almost total absence last season. Offshore sharking is […]

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This post is in: Sea angling reports, West Cork Tags: , ,

The NCFFI commemorate 60 years of All-Ireland Coarse Angling Championships in County Leitrim

August 14th, 2018

All Ireland Champion Julian Kendrick, Edenderry   

Sensas angler Julian Kendrick wins the anniversary edition of the ‘All-Ireland’ with a 25kilo bream catch from the Shannon Erne Waterway. A well-deserved title for one of Ireland’s top rods who has been on form all year. The 60th edition of the All-Ireland Championships which took place on Sunday in County Leitrim saw 116 anglers […]

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This post is in: Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, Coarse angling reports