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Specimen Sea Trout weighing 11lbs 2oz for David Hempsy on Lough Currane

September 30th, 2013 | by

From his blog at wwwsalmonandseatroutphotos.blogspot.com ghillie Vincent Appleby gives us an update on the week’s fishing on Lough Currane

23/09/2013: Straight to the Sea Trout department, Mr. William Timmermans of Holland and Waterville, caught 2 Sea Trout ranging from junior class up to 2 lbs. While fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com also in good form in the Sea Trout department, were Mr. Peter Liddell and Mr. Alex Muer, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com caught 4 Sea Trout, Now to the hired out boat department of www.oshealoughcurrane.com Mr. Aiden Walsh caught 2 Sea Trout both in the 4 lbs class,but overall Lough Currane was the quiet side and with bright sunshine and a strong SE wind blowing that is not surprising. Now to the backdate department on 21/9/13 in the hired out boat department of www.lakelandshouse.com Mr. Jim Restrick and his Son Richard, caught 3 Sea Trout up to 3 lbs and www.lakelandshouse.com  catch of the day goes to Mr. Eddie Shanaghar and Mr. Michael Murphy caught 30 Sea Trout their best was 1 ½ lbs.

The flying Dutchmen takes center Stage

The flying Dutchmen takes center Stage

24/09/2013: Anglers again got some good sport on Lough Currane, so straight to the Salmon department, they say you can’t put a good Angler down, well the Flying Dutchmen and renowned angler Mr. Adrian Adsuykerbuyk is a perfect example, and for good reason he caught a fine Grilse on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com and finished their day off with 2 Juniors  Now to the Sea Trout fly department, Mr. William Timmermans of Holland and Waterville and his good friend, caught 5 Juniors on the drift. Staying at the Bungalow, Guests fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com caught 2 Trout. Now we head down stream to the Bog, where there were 2 boats manipulating, Mr. Brian Naughton caught 5 Juniors which were all returned and Brian was telling me that he met a good few and one was a cracker but alas didn’t take his Noble fly. Staying with the Bog, in the words of www.kbfishingireland.com and I quote,  Gareth and Noel went on the lake this morning and caught 5 small Sea Trout, so they decided to target bass and was very successful, they caught 7 bass to 7lb they kept these 2 for the table and released the rest. Wind was light variable with good cloud first thing this morning and reasonable in the afternoon.

Mr.Noel Clancy and Mr. Gareth Brain

Mr. Noel Clancy and Mr. Gareth Brain

25/09/2013: Lough Currane was flat calm for most of the day so my Noble fly anglers were made redundant for most of the day. So will head straight to the trolling department, Mr, Andrew Wishart of Northern Ireland, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com takes catch of the day in the Salmon department, with a fine Grilse. Going back to the wind situation come late afternoon it eventually did get up from the SE light and variable with good cloud cover, that’s when my Noble Trout anglers could get into action, Mr. Peter Liddell and Mr. Alex Muer, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com caught 1 Junior and finished their day off with a fine Sea Trout of 4 lbs. Staying in the Sea Trout department Mr. Michael Smith of the UK and his Son Sean, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Junior Scully, caught 2 Juniors.

Mr. Andrew Wishart

Mr. Andrew Wishart

26/09/2013:  There was fine action on the Waterville Fishery today. We will start on the famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie Mr. Phil Lentelink caught a fine Salmon on the fly and his good Lady took Center stage in the photo department on his behalf while he and His Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan and of www.vincentsfishing.com headed up stream to Lough Currane to the Sea Trout department and it wasn’t long before Phil’s Fly rod was bent double in a fine 5 lbs. 2 oz Sea Trout, in total they caught 5 Sea Trout, and just for the record, Phil caught his Sea trout on A Golden olive Bumble and tied by Mr. Ken Towner of Waterville and the UK. Now back to the Salmon department. Mr. Andrew Wishart of Northern Ireland and his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com were in good form again when they caught a fine Salmon on the troll, and in their C&R Sea Trout fly department, they caught 5 Sea Trout ranging from juniors up to 5 lbs.

Mrs. Phil Lentelink takes Center Stage on the Butler Pool

Mrs. Phil Lentelink takes Center Stage on the Butler Pool

Mr. Andrew Wishart

Mr. Andrew Wishart

Now to the All England fly fishing club. Mr. Ken Towner of Waterville and the UK, Mr. Dave Eccelstone of Waterville and UK, and Mr. John Toothill of the UK, caught a total of 8 Sea Trout of which there was one in the 3 lbs class and I leave the best to last because John caught his first ever Sea Trout on Lough Currane weighing in at 2 lbs. and may it be the first of many. Now to the Bungalow, Mr. William Timmermans and friends, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com caught 5 Sea Trout ranging from Juniors up to 2 lbs. Guests fishing with their Gillie caught 2 Juniors on the drift and just for the record there were good few boats out and they haven’t reported their catches. Wind SSE light with good cloud cover.

Mr. Vincent O'Sullivan and Mr. Phill Entelink

Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan and Mr. Phill Entelink

Mr. John Tootthill first Sea Trout

Mr. John Tootthill first Sea Trout

 

Mr. Eugene Ferris of the USA C & R 9lb 2oz sea trout

Mr. Eugene Ferris of the USA C & R 9lb 2oz sea trout

27/09/2013: Lough Currane came up trumps in the Specimen Sea Trout trolling department today, and the capture of my Noble Sea Trout of 11 lbs, 2 oz was taken by Mr. David Hempsy, of Newcastle Co Down, and just for the record David was fishing in a hired out boat from Waterville Boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com David was also telling me that it was his first time fishing Ireland’s Premier Sea Trout Lake, and you can be sure it won’t be the last. Now to the Sea Trout fly C&R department, Mr. Kevin Synnott caught 16 Juniors, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. John Murphy, also in good form Was Mr. Peter Gaynor of Tipperary, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby and of www.salmonandseatrout.com caught his first ever Sea Trout today, and added 2 more Juniors to his basket, in total Peter caught 3 Juniors to his rod of which 2 were put back.

Now for a C&R mixture of Salmon and Sea Trout and that accolade goes to Dutch anglers Wim and Peter, from Rotterdam, while fishing with their Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com they caught a fine 7 lbs Salmon on the troll then headed for Sea Trout fly department and it wasn’t long before they had their rods bent double, in total they caught 3 Sea Trout ranging from Juniors up to 3 lbs. Staying in the C&R department. Mr. Rob Elson of the UK fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley, caught 7 Trout to his rod, also in good form a client fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan and www.vincentsfishing.com caught 5 Juniors on the drift. Wind SE light to fresh with good cloud cover.

Mr. David Hempsy

Mr. David Hempsy

Mr. Peter Gaynor

Mr. Peter Gaynor

28/09/2013: Straight to the Sea Trout C&R fly department. Dutch anglers, Wim and Peter, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com were in good form with 3 Sea Trout, ranging from Juniors up to 4 lbs.Staying at the Bungalow Mr. Sean Smith and his Dad Mr. Michael Smith of the UK fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com  caught 3 Sea Trout up to 2 ½ lbs.   local Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com reported that his client caught 2 Trout. Now to the hired out boat department of www.lakelandshouse.com Mr. Phil Cronin caught 7 Sea Trout, ranging from Juniors up to 2 lbs. and staying with Lakeland’s, Luxembourg  anglers Bob and Roman, caught 5 Sea Trout yesterday 27/9/13 and caught 3 Sea Trout today, ranging from a 1 lbs up to 1 ½ lbs. Now we head down stream to the famous Butler pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie Mr. Crohan O’Shea, caught a fine 7 lbs. Salmon on the fly. Now we head further down stream out into the Atlantic Ocean and to the Catch of the day, to a young apprentice Gillie, 3 year old Master Fionan Brain caught his first ever Fish, and his fine Pollack weighed in at 3 lbs. And in the words of his Father, Mr. Sion Brain, if Fionan comes as good and professional as his Granddad he will be some fishing Guide and of www.kbfishingireland.com Wind light and variable with heavy rain this morning and made a flood.

Young Master  Fionan Brain

Young Master Fionan Brain

29/09/2013:  I start by apologizing for not taking any photos today, the reason being I was in Tralee, because their was sale on Cameras but alas I came out empty handed, still too expensive, some sale to no avail, but the same couldn’t be said for the Game Fishing on the Waterville Fishery so lets get down to the facts. We Start on the Famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie Mr. Paddy Barrett caught a fine 6lbs Salmon and his good friend Michael also caught a fine Salmon in the same class. Now we head upstream to Lough Currane where there was good action in all departments, first in the striking zone was a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com caught a fine 12 lbs Salmon and staying in the Salmon department, Mr. Darragh O’Sullivan of Tralee, caught a fine 6 lbs Grilse on the Troll while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com Clients fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com caught 2 Trout on the drift. Now for a mixture of Salmon and Sea Trout, all caught on the fly, Mr James McSweaney and his good friend fishing with their Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan of www.vincentsfishing.com caught 10 Sea Trout ranging from Juniors up to 3 lbs and finished their day off with a fine 6 lbs Salmon caught off the point of Grassy Island. Staying in the mixture department, Ernie and Renée from Luxembourg, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly of www.lakelandshouse.com caught a fine Grilse and finished their day off with a Junior and in Franks Hired out boat fly department, Mr. Greg Miller and Mr. Ken Paddington, caught 10 Sea Trout up to 5 lbs. Now to the total Sea Trout C&R department, Mr. Kevin Synnott fishing with his Gillie Mr. John Murphy, caught 4 Sea Trout up to 4 lbs. Wim and Peter fishing with their Gillie Mr. Sylvester Donnelly, caught 2 Sea Trout on the drift.In the words of Chris, Hi, Vincent, Chris Fogarty here, out on Currane today Sunday on one of Tom O’Sheas boats,caught about 20 Trout one 6 lbs. one 5 lbs. the rest in about the 1 lbs.mark a great days fishing Wind SE light and overcast. Now to the back date department, and the hired out boat department of www.lakelandshouse.com yesterday 28/9/13 Mr. Paul Lawton and his good friend caught 18 Sea Trout up to 5 ½ lbs.

Darragh O'Sullivan

Darragh O’Sullivan

Got him !

Got him !

That is your ration for this week, from your Gillie/Guide and the Waterville fishery.

No Spin No Fly’s just facts.

Vincent Appleby
Eureka Lodge
Caherdaniel West, Co. Kerry.
Telephone: +353 (0)66 9475248
E-mailsalmonandseatrout@eircom.net
Web:  www.salmonandseatrout.com


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