Lough Melvin Anglers’ Association celebrated its 36th Open Trout Angling Championships last week with four days of spectacular fishing on one of Ireland’s finest wild brown trout fisheries.

The small but very picturesque village of Garrison, situated close to the lough, came alive as 286 cross-channel and home-based anglers enjoyed the hospitality and comraderie of its townspeople.

Fishing conditions were ideal throughout the four days, with plenty of cloud cover and a southwest breeze….

Irish Times 07/09/2015 Read the article ‘Angling notes: Lough Melvin contest draws 286 anglers’