Enniskillen angler Tony Kersley held off strong competition from Stoke based Gary Skerritt for a return festival win in County Leitrim reports the NCFFI.

Tony with big net of fish from the Shannon

The annual points based competition was held on the prolific loughs and the River Shannon with the lively waterside town and The Bush Hotel providing the all-round experience for the visiting 40 match anglers.

  • 1st Tony Kersley 4pts 50.680 kg
  • 2nd Gary Skerritt 4pts 29.770 kg
  • 3rd Andrew Lightbown 5pts 45.750 kg
  • 4th Mick Ellyatt 6pts 50.140 kg
  • 5th Dale Stones 6pts 35.470 kg
  • 6th Brian Bohan 7pts 32.970 kg
  • 7th Larry Parkes
  • 8th Dave Rowell
  • 9th Chris Hardman
  • 10th Brian Madden

The festival is run by Carrick on Shannon AC, March organisers Charlotte Fearon and Sheamus Shortt.


Carrick on Shannon CAC are affiliated to the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland who 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