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Great pike fishing for German anglers in Longford area

October 17th, 2017 | by

Kevin Lyons of Melview Lodge in Longford reports on the pike catches for a group of returning German anglers…

Nice Pike for Dieter

Nice Pike for Dieter

Dieter Johnen and Rene Bieniek from Germany returned once again to Melview Fishing lodge in Longford for their annual Pike fishing trip and this time decided to bring friends and Darius Atcham Peter Pleines along with them.

Peter Pleines Pike on dead Roach

Peter Pleines – Pike on dead Roach

The first two days produced fish to 80cm and then things just started to get better for them as the week went on. Using float fish Roach dead baits they managed good size Pike in to the 80s and 90s and a good few fish over the 100cm and up to 106cm.

Darius Achim also taken on dead bait

Darius Achim also taken on dead bait

Rene Bieniek with a cracker of 106 cm

Rene Bieniek with a cracker of 106 cm – Catch of the Week Winner

Kevin said at times the weather was rough for them but it did not put them off they just got on with it. A great weeks fishing for them and we hope to see them again next year, well done guys thanks again.

All fish returned unharmed.


Kevin Lyons
Melview Lodge

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Kevin Lyons
Melview Lodge
Drumlish Road,Clonrollagh, Longford, Co. Longford
Tel:+353(0)43-33-45061 Mobile:+353(0)87-268-7441
E-mail: info@melviewlodge.com Web: www.melviewlodge.com

Kevin has over 30 years experience of fishing in Ireland and is happy to offer a guided tour on your arrival, and to advise where the on-form waters in the area are. We can arrange your bait order so it’s here when you arrive. Melview offers free use of 17ft lake boats with engines to our guests (pay fuel only) and Kevin is happy to assist with any pre-baiting requests. Maps and other information regarding fishing are also available.

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