Gerry Olin of Esox Lodge reports  in his blog on the Battle for the Giraffe.  This stunning trophy is sought after by the best of the best.  Gerry tells us that after an early start on Saturday (Well early if you have a sore head after the night before !) they headed off down the river with some boats splitting at Foley’s bridge. Unfortunately Saturday wasn’t good and the fish refused to co-operate.

Esox Lodge - 82cm pike for Gerry OlinOn Sunday things picked up.  The fish seemed to be higher up in the water and more active.  They had a number of hits from pike and even ended up with a fine 82cm fish which they got while slowly drifting across the lake. The battle for the Giraffe continues…..

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Esox Lodge - Giraffe trophy

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Gerry Olin
Esox Lodge,
Co Cavan
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