Allister Johnson and his 25lb pike
Allister Johnson was hoping for a double, this 25lb pike wins him Catch of the Week

I have met some characters over the years on the angling scene, and Allister Johnson is up there with the best. Allister is Director of Johnson Caravans in Letterkenny, and enjoys his fishing big time. As a rule he spends his time sea angling, but fancied his chances at latching onto a good pike.

The Allister boy dropped down to Mullingar with his good lady, and spent a few nights in Bloomfield, and was very impressed with the hotel. I was under pressure to produce fish as we had only 2 days to get Allister his magical double. I took a leave from the Paul Daniels Magic Show, and waved my magic wand on the Midland Lakes. Allister boated a huge pike of 25lbs, and will be back in Mullingar quite soon. I also dropped a lure down deep and caught one of my favourite fish, a beautifully coloured Perch.

Michael Flanagan
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A beautiful colored Perch
A deeeply fish lure caught one of my favorite fish, a Perch