IFPAC reports on the latest All Ireland qualifier match…

07 July: 50 anglers attended today’s qualifier on a river in the Galway/Roscommon area and caught 159 pike to 15lb 03oz. Some good bags were caught with 9 bags over 20lbs. The river was low and very weedy in places.
The 7 anglers who qualified to fish in the Final were

  • 1st Ray Calopy 9 pike 46lb 01oz
  • 2nd Albert McNamara 11 pike 37lb 15oz
  • 3rd Marty Lawlor 6 pike 36lb 02oz
  • Jt4th Jody Kiernan 9 pike 32lb 09oz
  • Jt4th Frank Leonard 8 pike 32lb 09oz
  • 6th Luke Kearns 8 pike 27lb 04oz
  • 7th Pat Dunphy 2 pike 25lb 12oz
Pat Dunphy


  • 1st John Chambers 15lb 03oz
  • 2nd Pat Dunphy 14lb 12oz
  • 3rd Marty Lawlor 14lb 04oz

Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs

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.