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January 29th, 2018 | by

Brendan Jervis reports on the first competiton of the year fished by the Newbridge and District Pike Anglers

25 January: We had 11 members make it for 1st competition of the year; the Cullen Cup. Weather was not on our side with a lot of rain that has fallen. The water levels at the venue were well up with only limited bank space.


Ciaran had the biggest fish on the day and also took First Place

Fishing was very slow and only 9 fish were landed.  Still, there was some good craic had on the day. Thanks to all the members that made the trip.

Full results are as follows:

Winner of Cullen Cup 

  • 1st Ciaran Sullvan 15.07lb bag 2 fish (includes 11.12lb Heaviest Fish)
  • 2nd Dave Murphy 17.04lb 3 fish 
  • 3rd Brendan Jervis 14.04lb 2 fish

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Alan Mcevoy
Ian Mitchell
Paul Gosson

Again thanks to all that made the trip. Thw Winder Cup is next month – 25th of Feb.

Brendan Jervis 
Club secretary
Newbridge and District Pike Anglers

Join the Club…

We will be open to some new members for 2018 season if your interested limited spaces available so send us a pm if interested.

Newbridge and District Pike Anglers

All our competition’s are heaviest fish wins, so if your interested send us a pm. We hold 1 competition each month and that includes a boat competition and we run a 24hr competition which has been a great success over the last few years so if your interested drop us a pm.



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