Midland Lakes and River Inny by Dermot Broughan

The weather over the past week has been very good with dry spells, however the evenings have been getting cooler.

Paddy Whitelaw receiving the O’Malley Cup from David O’Malley.

Lough Ennell:

Lough Ennell anglers again for the third Sunday in a row fishing the O’Malley cup on Sunday the 23rd of September.  Conditions were not the best with a very cool sunny day.  However four fish were weighed in and Paddy Whitelaw took the day with a trout of 3.162 lbs.  Second was Naill Mc Cormack with a trout of 2.474 lbs and third Donal Stenson  with a trout of 2.104 lbs.

Greg Long, on right of photo receives his prize from Dr. Billy Waldron ITFFA Leinster Chairman.

Lough Owel

The ITFFA’s Leinster Qualifier was fished on Owel on Saturday the 22nd of September.  113 anglers weighed in 82 fish on a day when conditions were not the best for angling.  Greg Long took the day with a bag of trout of 5.781 lbs.