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French Anglers catch big pike on Annual Fishing trip

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Kevin Lyons reports from Melview Fishing Lodge in Co. Longford where French angler Sylvain along with friends Cyrille, Jean-Luc, Franck, Johan and Romain returned to Ireland They were on their annual pike fishing trip to Melview Fishing Lodge. The weather was mixed for the week but come rain, cold or sun they just love their fishing.

Franck looking cold but happy
Franck looking cold but happy

The guys have been here enough times now and know how to fish the waters around the area. The men are very good anglers and are keen no matter how the conditions are.

They love to fish with lures but did have a go with dead baits although they preferred to go with what they know best.

 

Sylvain with a nice Pike from the bank
Sylvain with a nice Pike from the bank

There was some great Pike caught during their week of fishing with the largest Pike going to Sylvain at 112cm along with a lot of 90+ fish being caught by the rest of the group, along with a few small ones around the 65 to 80cm mark. They even had time to sample some of the Irish hospitality at a local restaurant and pubs and had a great evening out. Thanks guys for another great week, Merci pour votre compagnie et bon amusement pendant votre séjour.

ALL FISH RELEASED UNHARMED.

Kevin Lyons
Melview Lodge

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Kevin Lyons
Melview Lodge
Drumlish Road,Clonrollagh, Longford, Co. Longford
Tel:+353(0)43-33-45061 Mobile:+353(0)87-268-7441
E-mail: info@melviewlodge.com Web: www.melviewlodge.com

Kevin has over 30 years experience of fishing in Ireland and is happy to offer a guided tour on your arrival, and to advise where the on-form waters in the area are. We can arrange your bait order so it’s here when you arrive. Melview offers free use of 17ft lake boats with engines to our guests (pay fuel only) and Kevin is happy to assist with any pre-baiting requests. Maps and other information regarding fishing are also available.

Cyrille enjoyed catching this one
Cyrille enjoyed catching this one