The Lakelands and Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championships, Ireland’s most prestigious coarse angling event takes place  from Monday 5th to Friday 9th September.

World Pairs - 2016 Daiwa CupIn addition to the Pairs Championship, there is also the Daiwa Cup which rewards the best individual anglers. There will be a total cash payout of €20,000 for the pairs in the top 10 places. While the Daiwa Cup will reward the best individuals with a total of £10,000 in tackle and vouchers on top of a 100% payout on entry!

Looking to defend his Pairs trophy is Daiwa Consultant Steve Ringer who, alongside his brother Phil, won the event last year.

World Pairs - 2016 pic 1Steve said: “The World Pairs is without doubt one of the highlights of my year, the fishing is fantastic and the scenery has to be experienced to be believed. Last year, my brother Phil and I were lucky enough to finally win the World Pairs after being runners up the previous two years. This year, of course, we will be trying our best to retain our title which won’t be easy looking at the talented field of anglers. I just can’t wait to get there now!”

Conditions are perfect for fishing the regions natural wild waters and great catches are being recorded. The long list of proposed angling venues are finally revealed!

World Pairs - 2016 mapIreland’s wild waters might be fishing their head off right now but we still need to be sure to put you on the right match waters.

Convenience and access is important whilst we work on a programme to share with you a varied sample of the natural wild angling on offer in the region. With no more than a 30 minute drive between the hubs based in the lively Lakelands towns of Ballyconnell, Co.Cavan, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. and Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh the draw locations at each of these make for short onward drives for your days fishing.

Venues are all currently be reviewed and we hope to share the confirmed sections list in the next 48hours.  For more information, see the following link:–inland-waterway…

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World Pairs Angling Championship 2016