Angling guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports:
Paul Dennis and angling pal Wayne Oldfield were in town last week, and caught up with a few pike on the fly. Paul, originally from England is a heavy goods driver, and is always on the look out for new waters to cast a fly at the pike. We had a super day out last week, and boated a few nice pike on the fly, no monsters, but we had to take shelter on the Inny system, as Derravaragh got a bit choppy.
Paul has had pike well into the double figures on the fly-fishing the Midlands Lake fishing with Barry Darby. It was certainly an eye opener to water the lads fire big streamers across the lakes. Paul got stuck into a huge pike early in the morning on Derravaragh, but unfortunately the single hook did not hold.
Like many of my fellow anglers I love all types of fishing, be it coarse, game or sea, and the money we spend is mind blowing on our chosen sport. Now the perch fishing is taking off and you will want some nice light Jigging gear, which can be purchased in all our local Angling Centers. There are some very realistic plastic minnow lures available, and as you can see from this week’s perch picture, the Derravaragh perch have took a shine to these little gems. Cant wait to give the Ennell perch a look at these lures. You will have to find deep holes for perch now that the water temperatures is dropping fast.
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Midlands Angling provide a top class Guiding service covering many of the top coarse and game waters across the Midlands. Visiting fly anglers have landed some fine trout while out with Midland Angling Guides, pike anglers also recorded some net bursting catches including many pike over 20lbs. Top waters include Lough Ree, Ennell, Owel, Lene, Mount Dalton, and Glore Lake just to mention a few.
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