John Devaney working with IFI in Roscommon reports that the mayfly hatch on Lough Ree is almost at an end now. Not many big fish were reported this year.  Nonetheless Tommy Berry from Athlone is leading the dapping season competition with a trout over 8lbs while Conor Hannon, also Athlone, is in the running with a trout of 6lbs 5ozs. A lot of fish 2 to 3lbs were caught during the mayfly season all over the lake.