Bluebell Community Angling Club  found the sunshine and enjoyed the day at Blessington:

Well yesterday saw the last trip of the year.  Returning to Blessington Lakes due to the flooding over the last few days in Concra Wook Muckno.  12 members faced the trip which turned out to be a great day with fabulous weather.

Beautiful day at Blessington...
Beautiful day at Blessington…

We held the prize giving for the course season and the trophies were awarded.  We also held the club’s Annual Christmas raffle, with prizes to the value of over €350 including 2 Turkey vouchers, 2 Ham vouchers, Meat vouchers, Breakfast pack voucher, Samsun phone, Pike kit, Box of sweets, Haircuts and hot shaves, Spray tan & Nail and hair vouchers…the list goes on.  We would like to thank all the sponsors for these generous prizes and to our own club for providing some of them.

John Bolger with Blessinton pike...
John Bolger with his ‘Catch of the Week’ Blessinton pike.

There was one fish lost and one landed by John Bolger with a weight of 11lb 4ozs, seeing him win the one remaining surprise envelope with contained a voucher for a ham for the heaviest fish of the day.  Well done to him.

We hope to see everybody at the Christmas Party on the 18th – A night at the dogs in Shelbourne Park.

Go Fishing….

Bluebell Community Angling Club

The Bluebell Community Angling Club are not a competitive club. They seek to educate anglers in all disciplines of angling through our interactive workshops. All members’ are valued equally and are provided the knowledge through their experienced anglers. The club operates on strict guide lines for the welfare and preservation of all fishing disciplines. The club, collectively encourage new members to participate in the sport, with competence and professionally. They also, adhere to fundamental principles of Community Development and holistically seek to raise our members’ perspectives and outlooks.