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Kerry beach and rock marks producing bass on lures

November 16th, 2017

Guests of John Quinlan at Thatch Cottage Ireland in Waterville have being getting some decent bass fishing in the last week. Hard and soft plastics are both working… Go fishing… Thatch Cottage Lure and fly fishing for bass normally begins mid to late March with April and May often giving superb sport.  Please get in touch to check for […]

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Donegal Bay fishing well ahead of Mariners Winter League

November 16th, 2017

Wrasse

Stefan Martin from Killybegs Mariners SAC reports on the fishing around Donegal Bay… 11 November: The winds fell away and a loud surf was crashing on the offshore sandbar during last night’s league outing and fishing was hectic as shoals of good size coley fed in the surf. Fish averaging 27cm to 35cm single and double shots all night […]

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Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and Conservation Measures for the 2018 Season

November 16th, 2017

Catch Photo Release salmon

Sean Kyne, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, gives statutory notice of his intention to make the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 to provide for the management of the wild salmon and sea trout fishery by Inland Fisheries Ireland from 1st January 2018. […]

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This post is in: Other news, Salmon fishing reports

Paul O’Callaghan wins first round of Munster League

November 16th, 2017

Brendan O'Dwyer with a thornback ray

Cobh SAC and Cork Harbour SAC jointly hosted the Munster League in Cork Harbour on Sunday. There were 55 anglers fishing from 7 boats on what proved to be a very enjoyable and busy day. The competition is all catch and release but the rules were updated to further increase the survival of the fish […]

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This post is in: Competition, Cork Harbour, Sea angling reports

Schoolie bass on fly and lure in Cork Harbour

November 16th, 2017

bass

The small Bass have not left Cork Harbour yet according to Richie Ryan. I even managed an outing myself with the Eire Bass guide during the week. Richie takes up the story… You remember last year I had some fabulously large bass in November in Cork Harbour and in good numbers. This year schoolies are […]

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French Pike Anglers Enjoy Their Week at Melview Fishing Lodge

November 16th, 2017

Yuon's Pike on Dead bait

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on that deadbait continues to out fish other methods…   French anglers Patrice, Yuon and Jean-Francois from France were over for a week of Pike fishing and decided to stay with Jane and I at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford. The guys used both lures and dead […]

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Tullamore and District Angling Club report challenging condition on the Grand Canal

November 15th, 2017

Young Angler John James Mulligan_recieved_the_Junior_Prize at the recent Tullamore and_District Angling Club competition

Patrick Foran from Tullamore and District Angling Club report’s on their latest trip to the Grand Canal… Tullamore and District Angling Club held their most recent pike angling competition on the Grand canal on 12/11/17.  11 anglers fished and only 10 pike were caught on the day. The recent rainfall that has prevented many clubs around […]

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Thomas Keogh leads South Shore league with just one match left to fish

November 14th, 2017

Beach

South Shore Sea Angling Club held the most recent leg of their League at Kilcoole recently. Paul Mason reports… Sunday 5th November brought South Shore SAC to Kilcoole beach in Wicklow. This was changed from Termonfeckin because of unfavourable conditions (thanks to Ritchie for the heads up). There was another good turnout with 25 seniors and […]

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This post is in: East coast, Sea angling reports, Wicklow

New angling infrastructure developments unveiled by Minister Naughten

November 13th, 2017

It was a cold Monday morning but the rain held off when Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD  today officially launched new angling developments at ‘The Golden Mile’, Athlone, Co. Westmeath and at Lough Acalla, Kilconnell, Co. Galway. These works were completed under the National Strategy for Angling Development (NSAD) and greatly […]

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This post is in: Lough O'Flynn, Other news

A Bonanza of Roach on the River Bann for the festival anglers

November 13th, 2017

Winner Johnny Keith

The River Bann showed its full glory this week for the festival anglers from Ireland and the UK. It was a close-run competition that saw County Down angler Johnny Keith, (Lurgan CAC-Champion Feed) secure his second consecutive victory with a 5-day weight of 60.725kg, and his third Bonanza win. The festival on the mighty River […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Northern Ireland, River Bann

Robbie wins Knockaderry Cup

November 13th, 2017

Presenting the winning prize

The Knockaderry Cup was fished at the start on the month at Knockaderry. The anglers enjoyed their day on the water and the lake was reported to be fishing very well. The winners were as follows. 1st Robbie Creighton 2nd Henry Jefferies 3rd Seamus Butler Waterford City and County Trout Angling Association gave thanks to their […]

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This post is in: Knockaderry, Rainbow trout reports, Trout fishing reports

NOTICE: Galway Fishery

November 10th, 2017

NOTICE: Galway Fishery The Galway Fishery is taking applications for bookings for the 2018 season as and from Monday November 13th, 2017. An increase of €45 has been applied to the cost of a main beat session permit (there are two sessions per day) in the June 1st to July 16th period. The price is […]

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