Templemore and District Angling Club start them young.  Daniel is shown here with his catch.  A lovely little pike.

Daniel with a little pike. Well done young man!

A few years older is Robbie from Dublin who landed this estimated 14lb pike on Saturday.

Robbie from Dublin with 14lb pike at Templemore
Robbie from Dublin with 14lb pike at Templemore

Competition

Templemore and District Anglers are Holding a Pike Competition on the Town Park Lake Next Saturday The 31st of August, Starting time 2pm until 6pm, entrance fee to competition Seniors 10 euro, Juniors 5 euro, Members only, Permits/licences can be purchased on the day, Strictly NO livebait, Strictly Barbless hooks, please have proper Forceps for unhooking of Fish and Landing nets suitable for pike as we do not want to see pike been lifted out of the water by the rods/hooks, All Fish will be weighed and Released immediately by officials, Maximum of two (2) rods per angler, the competition will be by weight not by the amount of fish, No rods to be left unattended, please respect our park and wildlife bin your rubbish, and leave no line or hooks after you.

Templemore and District Angling Club

Phone: 086 271 3243

Web: www.templemore and district facebook