Mick Flanagan reports on the National Lake Fly Fishing Championships on Lein in Killarney…
127 Anglers fished the I.T.F.F.A. National Lake Fly Fishing Championships on Lein in Killarney recently. Top rod was Fabien Tronche with 4 fish, 2nd was Darren Maguire with 3 fish, and 3rd Colin Cahill also 3 fish. Top lady angler was Orla Walsh, and Barry Healy had heaviest fish.
I.T.F.F.A would like to thank Vincent Downes and the Munster Committee for hosting and arranging the competition. To all the boatmen that looked after the Anglers on Saturday and Many thanks to the Dromhall Hotel for a lovely meal after the competition. Full national results on www.midlandangling.com
I. T.F.F.A. members will be back here in Westmeath come July as they host their club championships on Lough Lene in North Westmeath. It’s penciled in for July 21st, which is a Saturday, and closing date for entry is June 22nd. 4 anglers per team and 140 Euro per team for this fundraising competition. I.T.F.F.A. Secretary has the entry forms, and Pro Denis Goulding has his contact details. Denis can be contacted on [email protected]. Once again Dave McBride of Southside Angling Center is main sponsor, and Dave has all the eye-catching flies stocked for Lene. Check it out on www.southsideangling.ie .
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