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Fishing gods smile on Lene anglers in Chairmans Pairs comp

October 13th, 2017 | by

Michael Flanagan reports on the LENE CHAIRMANS PAIRS COMPETITION fished Last Saturday September 30th …

Ollie Dooner on Lene

Ollie Dooner was out on Lene recently

104 anglers ventured out on Lough Lene and competed in the Chairman’s Pairs fly-fishing competitions. It was a huge success with all proceeds going towards Collinstown Parish Church. The fish gods were certainly looking down on the Lene anglers, and it bright calm conditions a huge number of trout were caught on the day. Andrew Boyd of Galway and pal Marcus Donnell of Dungannon produced the winning trout bang on 2kg. There were a huge number of prizes up for grabs and many local anglers also featured in the winning enclosure. Tom Fagan thanked all who supported and sponsored the Chairman’s Pairs competition, and also thanked his competition officers on the day Pat Brown and David O’Neill who really had their hands full at the 6pm finish.  It’s not all over just yet on Lene as far as the trout season is concerned.

Andy Darragh and son Duncan on Lene

Andy Duncan and son Darragh on Lene

The club have received permission to extend their trout season till October 12th, its rainbow trout only and all Brown trout caught must be returned. Also take note that when bringing home you boat in the coming weeks, make sure you also bring your tyres as these can not be left on the Lake shore.

This coming Saturday Lough Lene Anglers will host an open pike competition. It’s an 11am start and finish at 5pm Fagan’s Point.

Michael Flanagan
Midland Angling

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Michael Flanagan
Midland Angling
Pike and Trout angling guide.

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