Declan Gibbons reports from Corrib on a week of good sport for visiting anglers.
Starting off in the Cornamona area Tom Doc Sullivan http://www.tomdoc.com reports of good fishing in the area with anglers that took to the water being rewarded with some nice catches: David Meighan from Kildare had a nice fish of 3.25Lbs for his day.
Father and daughter duo from Athy Gerry and Lucy Carberry had 3 fish for their day on Corrib, Gerrys best fish was was 2lbs+ on a dry sedge and Lucy caught her first Corrib trout on dry artificial.
Father and Son Duo Ivor and Adam Trimble from Rathfriland, Co., Down enjoyed a day on Corrib with Adam landing his PB Brown trout of 3.5Lbs on a stimulator.
Richard Molloy of Ballard Shore Boat Hire & Self Catering 087-2879339 reports of visiting Northern Ireland anglers for two days and caught and released 7 fish for their trip.
In the Oughterard area Basil Shields of Ardnasillagh Lodge (091-552550) reports of good wet fly action on Corrib for the week gone by on Sunday last Shannon Anglers held a competition out of Ardnasillagh Lodge with 9 rods landing 9 fish and the competition was ran on a 14inch limit. First place went to Eddie Shanagher with 3 fish for 5.09kgs Eddie also had heaviest fish 2.00Kgs, Second place went to Donie O Loughlin with 3 fish for 2.32Kgs, Third place went to John Fitzgearld with 2 fish for 1.34Kgs and Fourth place went to Paul Lee with 1 fish for .68Kgs.
Also during mid week at Ardnasillagh catching fish were John Burton and Michael Murphy with 5 fish on daphnia best fish being 3Lbs. Keith Brown and Matt Crawford had 6 fish for their day on Corrib also on daphnia and the best fish being a pound and three quarters. James McDaid and Davie Watson had 6 fish on daphnia with their best fish being 2Lbs.
Kevin Molloy of Baurisheen Bay Boat Hire, Guiding & Self Catering (087-9604170) reports of USA angler Mike Sheehan fly fishing on Tuesday last and landed two trout for his day on Corrib with the best fish 2Lbs. On Wednesday last whilst trolling young Lottie Maher from the UK landed her first ever fish a lovely trout of 2Lbs+. Kevin himself enjoyed an afternoon daphnia fishing on Thursday last and landed 2 fish for his afternoon with the best being two and a quarter pounds.
Patrick Molloy (087-9828438) http://www.pmacfishing.com on Friday last and Friend Ian landed 10 fish on wets for their day.