Adrian Browne reports that the the weather at the weekend made fishing difficult for anglers in the Open on Sunday…


15 April: Great turn out today for the Open today at Oakland’s. Pity the weather didn’t play it’s bit. Wet and blustery conditions through the match made fishing difficult for all. Big congratulations to young Gareth Anderson from Belfast who made the best of his end peg draw, 32, with a winning bag of 106 lbs. A close second in the peg next door was Attila Paldick with 103 lb. 3rd place went to Thomas Quinlan further down the lake in the deeper water after a great first hour and half finished with 79 lb.


  • 1st Gareth Anderson 106 lb (32)
  • 2nd Attila Paldick 103 lb (33)
  • 3rd Thomas Quinlan 79lb (53)
Section 1
  • Mark Allcock 71 lb
Section 2
  • Danny Murphy 72 lb.

Thanks to everyone how travels down see you all all the Pair’s next month.

Commercial Pair’s Match: heaviest combination of weight between pair’s wins.
29 pair limit €60 per team. Full pay out less €5 venue fee per angler. ll cash plus trophies for top 3 pair’s.
Pre booking call or text Adrian 087 781 1042


Go fishing…

Oaklands Lake in New Ross Co. Wexford is a fishing paradise for coarse angling. It offers a wide selection of fish. The lake can be fished by people of every level of experience from beginners to professionals.

Adrian Browne
Oaklands Lake,
New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Telephone: +353 (0)51 445348
Mobile: 0877811042

Web: Oakland Lake Fishery