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Mixed fishing on Corrib but plenty of small trout showing

May 24th, 2017

Maria Elena Torrero with a lovely Corrib trout caught on her annual trip to Oughterard

Declan Gibbons reports that anglers, guides and  other service providers are reporting very mixed fishing for the past week on Corrib, with some having excellent sport and others reporting patchy or poor fishing. Two notable themes are emerging from speaking with anglers; firstly the large number of small/undersize fish which is very encouraging to see and […]

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Trout fishing on Lough Arrow received a slight damper

May 24th, 2017

Trout fishing on Lough Arrow received a damper with blustery showers and strong winds impacting at times. However, some mayflies were hatching in sheltered areas allowing for some good spent fishing. Phill Siddal, UK, had 3 trout (all returned) to 1.5 lbs. on a Grey Wulff, while Gerry Martin caught 4 fish to 3 lbs. […]

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Good sea trout fishing on Moy Estuary continues

May 24th, 2017

Judd Ruane reported that the excellent sea trout fishing on the Moy Estuary continued for another week. There are still plenty good fish in the bay and fishing sand eel and mackerel strip seemed to be the most productive method. Amongst the successful anglers on “Pegasus” were Tom Duffy, Dermot Wyne, David Brown and Harry […]

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Big improvement on the Moy

May 24th, 2017

The Moy system produced over 200 salmon for the week bringing the yearly total, so far, to 571. It was the best week of the year so far and good catches were reported throughout the system with the Moy Fishery beats and the middle reaches fishing best. On the Ridge Pool, Michael Dix, Cork, had […]

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15lb pike for Clíodhna at Keady and District competition

May 24th, 2017

15lb pike

There was a great turn out from the Keady and District Anglers junior section for a mixed day on the angling front. On the plus side, Clíodhna McKenna completely blew her PB out of the water when she landed a 15lb 15oz pike. this super fish made here the winner on the day. Well done Clíodhna. The […]

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

Pike to 17lb for Newbridge Anglers in river competition

May 24th, 2017

Brendan Jervis

Brendan Jervis, Newbridge and District Pike Anglers reports on their Milltown Cup fished at the weekend… We had 20 members fishing the Milltown Cup. The river fishing was very patchy with only the only pike showing up in shallow sections. We had fish up to 17.06lb and in total 54 fish where caught and released. I would […]

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This post is in: Pike fishing reports

Angling for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness at Oaklands

May 24th, 2017

rain

Stephen O’Flanagan of Killinarden Angling Initiative reports on the hugely successful Angling for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness event held at Oaklands Lake at the weekend… So here we have it! Our report from Saturday’s Suicide and mental health awareness competition. 50 anglers showed up on the day to compete in the charity match and it […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Oaklands

Some salmon and sea trout from Currane when winds play fair

May 24th, 2017

Mr. Cadis

Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane which where another specimen sea trout was reported… 18/5/17 I start with the sad news that the Waterville fishery has lost another great angler. Mr. Malcolm Hutton, RIP, of the UK and Waterville, sadly passed away today while doing what he loved, fishing with his rod in hand at […]

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Around 8 salmon last week from Bandon waters following rain

May 24th, 2017

Eileen Carroll tells us that he River Bandon rose by about two feet last week following the long awaited rain. The flood brought on a bit of a run of fish and about 8 salmon were reported, two of which were grilse. Go Fishing… For the new year, Bandon Angling Association have set up a new […]

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A few salmon from the Lee last week

May 24th, 2017

Eileen Carroll reports that there were 7 salmon landed for the week ending 21 May. The fish were caught by local anglers at the Kingsley Weir and on Club Waters. The best was 10lbs salmon taken on a prawn. As water levels were very high at the Inniscarra Fishery very few fished there. Go fishing… […]

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This post is in: River Lee, Salmon fishing reports

14 salmon last week on Ilen

May 24th, 2017

Eileen Carroll from our Macroom office has the roundup of West Work rivers… ILEN RIVER 14 fish from the Ilen river last week, best 10lbs on a Flying C by a club angler, MEALAGH RIVER No report of catches. Go fishing… The River Ilen is a medium size spate river that fishes best on a dropping […]

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This post is in: Salmon fishing reports, West Cork

Drought ends on Delphi and a couple of fish caught

May 24th, 2017

salmon

David McEvoy reports from Delphi where they finally had some rain after a long, dry spell… 22 April: Our long dry spell finally came to an end last Sunday night the 14th, when we had 28.5mms or just over an inch of rain. It brought the river from -12 back up to 60. On Monday morning […]

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This post is in: Delphi, Salmon fishing reports