Belturbet Summer Festival 30Jul – 02Aug 2018

Drennan angler and England international Steve Hemingray from Leicester wins the Belturbet Festival with 41-430kg.

Steve Hemingray winner of the Belturbet Festival

The four day match fished on Rockfield, Connolly’s Shore at Garadice, Eonish Shore on Lough Oughter and Town Lake at Killeshandra saw a mixture of local and overseas anglers compete for a top prize of €800 and Crystal trophy. Maura of Church View Guest House B&B Belturbet, presented the best overseas visitor with a free weeks bed & breakfast at her angler friendly accommodation which this year goes to Steve.

In second place was Peter Riley, Doncaster with 38kg. Nuala Corrigan presented the McGhee trophy to Peter in memory of her father and avid fishing supporter.

3rd Baz Smith 35.440kg
4th Francis McGoldrick 34.850kg
5th Tyrone Hull 34.240kg
6th Tony Hopkins 34kg

The competition also included cash prizes for the top 3 in each rotation and Tubertini UK LTD reels.

Belturbet CAA would like to thank Francis and the staff at the Seven Horseshoes for their sponsorship and hospitality throughout the week. Special thanks to club members Paul Lee, Ed Rogers and Stephen Leddy for running the match.

The Five Day Autumn Festival takes place on Mon 3rd to Fri 7th September, contact Paul Lee + 353 87 985 6602


Belturbet CAA are affiliated to the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland and are members of the Angling Council the National Governing Body for coarse and predator angling as recognised by Sport Ireland and Sport NI.