Very few reports from Corrib lately, as we have a lull between the end of the duckfly and the emergence of the main hatch of olives. Weather conditions have been cool and showery for most of the week, with fluctuating water levels, and water temperatures are only just reaching 9 degrees, well back on normal for the time of year.

A few olives and Campto buzzer are starting to appear, and hopefully this weekend will see hatches pick up and catches too. In the meantime, anglers have been pulling wet flies in cool westerly winds and not reporting many fish.

This Sunday sees the Corr na Mona Anglers host their Annual Hospice Pairs Competition, which raises funds for Galway Hospice, a very worthwhile charity, on Sunday April 29th. There will be over €2,000 in sponsored prizes on offer, with entry just €50 per angler, and all proceeds going to charity.