Pat McDonell IFI Birr reports on Coarse and Pike angling in the Banagher, Shannonbridge areas.


Four Italians fishing out of Banagher reported over 100 pike for 10 days fishing. All fish were caught on lures and 9 fish were over 1m, with the best fish at 1.19.


Three French anglers from Grenoble fishing the hot-water section of Shannonbridge had 40 kg. of roach on maggots while Damien Arnold, Geeshill, Tullamore had two pike 12 kg and 10.4 kg. on dead bait.

French anglers Julien and Robert Brice and Thiery Reynaud all from Grenoble