Foxford based angling guide Kenny Sloan reports recent success with clients while pike angling in the Foxford area. Dublin anglers Wayne Oldfield and Paul Dennis, joined Kenny for a fly-fishing trip, and were well rewarded for their efforts. With conditions overcast, mild and with a large wave, the pike were in feeding form. In total the pair boated 12 pike, the largest weighing in at approximately 14lbs, the rest averaging 8lbs. Large flies tied with Flashabou pearl, silver tinsel, red tinsel and white bucktail were the most productive.

For more information on guided pike angling in the Foxford area, please contact Kenny Sloan on +353 (0) 949256501, +353 (0)879670310 or visit the website

Angling guide Kenny Sloan with Paul Dennis, displaying his catch
Wayne Oldfield and his fine fly caught pike