The Irish Angling Development Alliance (IADA) report that the final leg of the  south Armagh/Lough Muckno Winter League was fished on Sunday last 4th March 2012 on Lough Muckno, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan. South Lodge was the chosen section to finalise what has been a very successful winter league. After a heavy overnight’s  frost, fishing was expected to be tough and this turned out to be the case. The weather on the day seen a light  breeze from the North North West  with  heavy hail showers. Lough Muckno in Castleblayney has hosted 7 out of the 8  days of the event and produced an estimated 850lbs of Coarse Fish over the duration of the event.  Results for the event on Sunday 4th March were as follows

  • 1st Philip Jackson (jacko) lurgan 13lb. 10oz
  • 2nd Michel Walsh Newry  7lb.12oz
  • 3rd Jim Mc Allister Lurgan  6lb.13 oz
Philip Jackson Lurgan
Philip Jackson Lurgan with a nice net of fish (file pic)

Coarse fishing on Capragh Lake

Capragh as usual produces some fine Roach and Hybrid fishing from the Stands adjacent to the Car Park.