AS I followed the course of the river through the woodland the waterway took a sharp turn and the deep forest shade and dense undergrowth suddenly gave way to open countryside. The river bank became immediately and easily accessible in a green pasture. I stopped on the river bank at an elevated and well-worn patch directly above the water; the spot was obviously a long-established fishing stand known to local anglers.

The attraction for anglers was immediately apparent; the dense underwater growth of Water-crowfoot with its extremely long trailing green locks and buttercup-like white flowers gave way to a stretch of exceptionally clear open water filling a deep pool. While one could imagine a good-sized Sea Trout or……..The Gorey Guardian…..13/08/12……read full article….