2012 TAFI Inter-Pro Lake Championship Results
September 13th, 2012 | by Myles Kelly
Congratulations to Connaught on a clean sweep in the 2012 TAFI Inter-Pro Lake Championship held on Lough Owel on Saturday 8th September 2012. In very tough conditions, Connaught just edged out Leinster to win the Inter-Pro Lake Championship. With lots of blanks and anglers struggling to meet trout in the unfavourable conditions, it was a very tight finish with both Connaught and Leinster finishing up with ten trout apiece, but with Connaught’s ten fish being slightly heavier they were crowned the 2012 Inter-Pro Lake Champions. Loughrea took the Team Event and Tom Carroll (Connaught) is the Inter-Pro Lake Champion for 2012.Eugene Fagan (Leinster) used his local knowledge to take 2nd place overall and caught three keepable trout but his heaviest two were not enough to take the individual honours. In third place was Hubert Smith (Leinster) also with two keepable trout.
In all over 191 fish were landed on Owel during the month of August. The best was Davy Murray Mullingar with a fish of 7½lbs, Larry Cleary from Trim with a fish of 6½lbs and Barry Lenihan from Mullingar with a fish of 4lbs. Michael Tyvoid from Dublin landed and returned 19 fish over four outings during the month the best being 3¼lbs.