Weather has been warm and sunny when you are out of the wind, nights are still cold though.

Twins, Michael and John from Athlone have been in touch and they have been out on the Shannon with a friend of theirs also called John, they braved the cold wind and had good success over the last few weeks using deadbait to land several terrific Pike.

The ‘John’s’ both caught Pike of 20lb, 18lb, two of 16lb and several smaller double figures:

Report and photos courtesy of John Coles