TJ O’Brien from TJ’s Tackle shop and Angling Centre in Ballina, Co. Tipperary reports on the pike fishing on Lough Derg…
16 July: Good fishing on the Lake today. We had lots of follows and ended up with 6 fish in the boat. There were some lovely pike in the mix ranging in size from 85cm up to a 1m fish caught by angler Daniel Gironde from Provence in France. Bravo Daniel! All 6 fish taken on Pig Shads.

Lough Derg
Jim Chadduck and his daughter Amy on Lough Derg where Jim had this 104cm pike which is this weeks ‘Catch of the Week’

14 July: Jim Chadduck and his daughter Amy from Virginia were out with us today and finished up with of 3 fish. Jim was delighted with the fishing as he landed a great pike of  104cm  a personal best for him.
TJ O’Brien
TJ’s Tackle shop and Angling Centre

Go fishing…

TJ’s Angling centre arranges trips and offers support to anglers visiting the Lough Derg area.  All our guides are local anglers with a detailed knowledge of Lough Derg and its surrounds. All equipment needed can be supplied or if you prefer to use your own, our guides will be happy to offer advice on methods and baits to use, full or half day trips are available, contact us for prices and available dates.
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