John Chambers reports for the Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs…
The All Ireland Inter Club Team Challenge was held on Sunday 24th November over 4 lakes in the Kingscourt area of County Cavan.
On the day nine teams from around the country took part on Sunday. At the end of the day All Ireland Inter Club Winners 2019 were Newry Pike Anglers A team who recorded a cracking bag of 105lb 6oz. In second place Ardee Blow Ins with 28 pike for 82lb 06oz and third were Whitewood Warriors with 30 pike for 78lb 12oz. Lots of pike caught but no big ones. The biggest was Sean Markey`s and was only 7lb 02oz
In other Federation news, the Go Hire November Qualifierw as fished in Leitrim earlier in the month and Donal O’Reilly and his brother Carl took first and second place on what was a tough day’s fishing with just 33 fish caught by the competitors.
Results of Go Hire November Qualifier:
1st Donal O’Reilly 14Ib 5oz (1 fish)
2nd Carl O’Reilly 11Ib 5oz (1 fish)
3rd Joe Mc Parland 10Ib 11oz (5 fish)
4th David Roach 9Ib 15oz (3 fish)
5th Peter Sheridan 8Ib 2oz (2 fish)
6th Pat O’ Grady 7Ib 15oz (1 fish)
7th Paul Martin Snr. 7Ib (1 fish)
1st Donal O’Reilly 14Ib 5oz
2nd Carl O’ Reilly 11Ib 5oz
3rd Pat O’ Grady 7Ib 15oz
The Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs (IFPAC) is a body representing pike anglers in Ireland, North and South.The IFPAC was founded on 17th January 1988 at a meeting held at the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan. The membership for that year stood at fifteen clubs representing six hundred anglers, today membership of IFPAC is approaching 100 affiliated clubs representing in excess of seven thousand anglers from all walks of life.