Angling guide and journalist Mick Flanagan reports:
Lough Ree is really all over the shop with all the recent rainfall, and it produced a few lovely pike last weekend. I was on it Saturday with pal Marty Smith but we could only manage a small pike on the troll.J.J. my younger brother had a bit more luck with pals SGT John McAlster DFTC in the Curragh Co. Kildare and Mullingar Garda Ray Lynch. The lads had only a few fish, but John boated a pike on the 12lbs mark. Local piker Barry Darby and pal Des Howell had a few super pike on Sunday on the troll, and the best fish was up on the 20lbs mark. Hopefully all going well I will get back on Ree in the coming days. It’s quite chilly so wrap up well if heading out on this fantastic fishery.
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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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