The village of Garrison in Co Fermanagh comes alive for the Lough Melvin Open Trout Angling Championship

To win the Lough Melvin Open Trout Angling Championship once in a lifetime is a major achievement. To win the championship four times is almost beyond comprehension and may never be surpassed.

Well, that is precisely what Brian Uprichard achieved last weekend when he coasted home with boating partner Cecil Marshall to take the much-coveted title and the wonderful prize of a pair of 19ft Burke boats along with their Galway Crystal trophies….

Irish Times 30/08/2013 Read the article ‘Four-times winner Uprichard reigns again on Lough Melvin’

Brian Uprichard (second left) with Cecil Marshall, winners of the 2013 Lough Melvin fly fishing championship, flanked by club president Gerry Regan (left) and chairman Terry McGovern