The first round of the Munster Anglers winter league took place on Kilgory Lake, Co. Clare against a cold Easterly wind. The winner of this leg was Martin Bobka with a good tench of 4.75lb that accounted for more than half his weight. In second place with 6lb of pole caught roach was Ray Linton.

Martin Bobka with his 4.75lb October tench
Martin Bobka with his 4.75lb October tench
  • 1st Martin Bobka 8lb 9.5oz
  • 2nd Ray Linton 6lb
  • 3rd Liam Bedford 5lb 12.5oz

The Winter League Millennium Shield has been awarded to Steve Grogan, three times holder and a new shield dedicated to Barry Smith will be introduced. Next league match 20th November.

Report courtesy of  Munster Coarse Anglers

Munster Coarse Anglers are affiliated to the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland and are members of the Angling Council the National Governing Body for coarse and predator angling as recognised by Sport Ireland and Sport NI. www.ncffi.ie

The Munster Coarse Anglers
The Munster Coarse Anglers