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Tough conditions poor hatches on Corrib last week

July 4th, 2017 | by

Declan Gibbons, WRBD Galway, tells us that trout angling activity on Lough Corrib was
relatively quiet last week due to weather conditions and poor hatches…

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Lovely trout for an angler fishing from Corrib View Lodge

Larry McCarthy of Corrib View Lodge corribangling.com reports that fishing has been difficult the last week with wind and rain hampering early morning caenis fishing. However Malcom Patrick visiting from the UK managed five trout on three mornings with the best fish being 2.5lbs.

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Another nice trout

Bill Latham fished Thursday And Saturday and caught four fish best fish 3.5lbs all on dry sedges.

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Bill Latham

Jonathan Lee and Robert Clarke also visiting from the UK had six days fishing both caenis morning and day time sessions they has several trout between them between 1lbs and 2lbs most in the Greenfields area.

In the Oughterard area Paul Coridia from Kerry a guest at Currarevagh House (091-552312) enjoyed two days dapping in the Oughterard area landing five fish for six and a half pounds.

Staying in the Oughterard area Basil Shields of Ardnasillagh Lodge (091-552550) reports of a quieter week gone by on Lough Corrib and had guests out mid week and on Sunday last with all the fish caught on mayflies, with Daniel Jobbs midweek landing six fish with the best fish being two and three quarter pounds and on Sunday last Carol Neil landing four fish for outing with the best fish being a pound and three quarters.

Also in the Oughterard area Kevin Molloy (087-9604170) reports of a quieter week gone by on Corrib and on Saturday last had three trout on wets with the best fish being a pound and a half.

Father and Son duo from Doolin Co Clare Val and Dave Egan enjoyed a good day fishing on Corrib Sunday last with Val landing a beauty of a Corrib trout which he sportingly released.

Father and Son duo from Doolin Co Clare Val and Dave Egan enjoyed a good day fishing on Corrib Sunday last with Val landing a beauty of a Corrib trout which he sportingly released.


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