Cashel Trout Fishery report by Marlene Mc Laughlin;

Despite the unsettled and unpredictable weather conditions as past few weeks, anglers are still out trying their dry flies to catch that big steelhead. Sean Kelly (Limavady) released a total of nineteen trout over a couple of days which were caught using a small cat’s whisker. Stephen Gurney (Limavady) released eight over a couple of days which took small buzzers. Ken Foster (Limavady) released twenty-nine over four days which took wee bloodworms.

Cashel Trout Fishery - Scene 2Derry’s Aidy Askin released thirteen over two days which fell to wee dries. Father and son, Tommy and Daniel Reilly (Maghera) banked four while Derry’s Ciaran and Eamon Kelly banked nine in total which took wee black and silver nymphs. Dungiven’s John Hasson and Martin Bradley released around twenty rainbows back into the lake over two short days. Peter Clark and Eddie Manthorpe (Coleraine and Portstewart) banked four which took buzzers. Leonard Clure banked one while Pearse McGill and Kevin Lagan (Lavey/Gulladuff) released a half a dozen each. Danny Walker and Jim Russell (Monkstown) banked around seven between them. David Smyth (Desertmartin) released one and lost two which took a green nymph. Derry’s Frankie McCallion and Saoirse Doherty released four and five respectively and lost at least ten more which were taking the viva lure. William Hynds (Burnfoot) hooked one on his first day at Cashel while Pearse Doherty (Maghera) released two which took black buzzers.

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