Declan Gibbon reports that hatches on Corrib in the week gone by were sparser than during the previous couple of weeks and any hatch of fly life was very localised and for brief periods…

On Saturday last Frank Reilly and Peter McGuinness enjoyed an excellent days fishing on the lower lake on dry fly landing eight trout for their efforts with the best fish being three pounds and the total bag was an estimated fifteen and a half pounds all sportingly released.

Shannon angler Glen O Connell enjoyed good fishing in the Portacarron area on Saturday last landing four fish.

On Wednesday last in the Oughterard area Kevin Molloy (087-9604170) & Harold O Toole enjoyed a day wet fly fishing landing four fish with the best fish being three and a half pounds.

On Tuesday last Michael Canny Carlow and friend fishing out of Kevin Molloys had four trout dapping with the best fish being five pounds.

Ted Wherry from Mayfly Lodge (087-4305957) Ballynalty Bay reports of Richard Robinson a visiting UK angler enjoying excellent fishing on Saturday last on dry hoppers in the area and catching a cock and hen fish on the same drift which he sportingly released.

Billy Kavanagh from Annaghdown Angling Club was on to us to in form us that they are hosting,

On Sunday next are hosting The Paddy Cunningham Cup,10.30 to 6.00, all legal methods, open individual competition.