We would like to pass on our congratulations to Mary Tigwell from Lakelands Angling Ballinamore on retaining the All Ireland Ladies title with 6.300kg.

Mary Tigwell
Mary Tigwell

Ireland’s top lady angler and ALL IRELAND LADIES CHAMPION for the second year running, Mary Tigwell, beat off five others with her Killykeen catch from the Boathouse section. Mary’s mixed bag consisted of hybrids, 2 tench, a few skimmers and one roach all caught on the pole & feeder.

  • 1st Mary Tigwell 6.300kg
  • 2nd Emma McMahon 3.820kg
  • 3rd Sheila Bromley 1.100kg
  • 4th Kath Huthwaite .700g
  • 5th Roisin Finchett .560g
  • 6th Baete Kiehek 400g

It’s super to see so many ladies join and we hope to see more on the bank in the future. Well done everyone it was tough fishing conditions out there on Sunday!

Mens competition

Meanwhile in the men’s competition Fergal Smith was up against 114 anglers on what was a tough days fishing all round. Winning with 11kg, just 200g ahead of runner up Cathal Hughes of Lurgan Coarse Angling Club. Brian Nesbitt, Lee Symonds, Baz Smith and Piotr Horbinski rounded off the top six respectively.

Congratulations Fergal Smith of the Erne Anglers on becoming this years All Ireland Champion!

National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland is the management body for coarse fishing in Ireland,  North and South representing coarse and predator anglers whether as a member club or individual angler.

The Federation is responsible for a wide range of angling matters relating to coarse fishing in Ireland with particular focus on introducing the young and old alike to coarse angling, improving coarse angling facilities, coaching & development, protecting our fish stocks and management of international and European teams representing Ireland overseas; we involve everyone regardless of background, gender, religion, age or angling ability.


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