COCK Robin and Claret Bumble Variant proved the key to success for Ventry angler John Holstead to win last weekend’s sea-trout catch-and-release competition on Lough Currane in Waterville, Co Kerry.

Measuring 52cm and 45cm with an estimated weight of 5lb and 3.5lb respectively, his two fine sea trout were sufficient to claim the Ernest ApplebyPerpetual Cup and a €1,000 voucher for Emerger Tackle, sponsored by John Buckley….

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