From Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel, angling guide Vincent Appleby reports on the past week’s fishing trends on the LOUGH CURRANE system:

31/8/11 straight to the C&R department, UK Anglers Mr. Michael Smith and his Son, Mr. Sean Smith caught a fine 7 lb. salmon and added a fine sea trout in the 3 lb. class, fishing with their ghillie Mr. Neil O’Shea and of www.oshealoughcurrane.comalso in good form in the sea trout department, was Mr. David Burton who caught 4 sea trout ranging from Juniors up to 2.5 lb. Now we cut across the Valley to the River Inny, Mr. Walter Ruche of Switzerland caught a fine 6.5 lb. salmon with his ghillie Mr. Frank Donnelly and of Max air temperature 18.3°C.
1/9/11 Now today’s facts, In the C&R department Mr. Sean Smith and his Father, Mr. Michael Smith from the UK caught 3 Juniors with their ghillie Mr. Neil O’Shea – and staying in the sea trout C&R department, Mr. David Burton, caught 4 Juniors, fishing with his ghillie Mr. Tom O’Shea – [email protected] Also in good form was young Archie Curnow, with a fine sea trout of 2 lb. and added a few Juniors to his basket, fishing with his Uncle, Mr. John Curnow of Kinsale Co Cork. Wind SE Light to fresh with reasonable cloud cover. Amount of rainfall 0.8 mm, Max air temperature 18.6°C.
2/9/11 Mr. David Burton fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea – [email protected] was in good form with 3 Juniors on the drift, which were all put back, and staying with Sea Trout, Mr. Mark Baxter, fishing in a hired out boat from Waterville Boats – [email protected] caught 7 sea trout all in the Junior class Wind SW light to calm with the odd gust with reasonable cloud cover, Amount of rainfall 11.1 mm, max air temperature 17.8°C.
3/9/11 There was some cracking fishing Around the Waterville Fishery today, so we will start with the lake, in the specimen sea trout department, Mr Edwin O’Connor caught a cracker of a sea trout on the fly weighing in at 10 lb. 6 oz. fishing in a hired out boat from Waterville Boats – [email protected] and there was another 10 lb. sea trout also on the fly, now we will cut across the Valley to the River Inny and catch of the day, and that goes to Young Archie Curnow of the UK, because he caught two good salmon weighing in at 11.5 lb. and 8.5 lb. and his uncle, Mr. John Curnow, finished day off with a Grilse on the fly, staying with the Inny, there was another good rod bender, Mr. David Burton, caught a fine 10 lb. salmon, with his ghillie Mr. Tom O’Shea – [email protected] Wind SSE light with reasonable cloud cover at times, amount of rainfall, 0.6mm, max air temperature 16.4°C.
4/9/11 It was a wild day on Lough Currane today even though a few boats headed out this morning, but come lunch time thy were all blown off, so we will head for the River Inny, and that didn’t fair much better because it made a flood this morning so the river was dirty for a while. But one Angler did catch a fine grilse on the lower reaches just before it got dirty, and that was local Angler Mr. Mike Thian. Wind SW Strong and overcast with heavy showers, amount of rainfall 11.8 mm, max air temperature 15.5°C.  In the last few days the Prince fishing with his ghillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan – caught 17 sea trout on the fly, ranging from Juniors up to 2 lb.

That is all the news from your gillie and the Waterville fishery. No Spin No Fly’s just Facts.
Vincent Appleby
Angling Guide and Accommodation
Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel
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