Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane…

16/9/20 The Curran drifters had a hard day of it and for good reason, there was little wind to talk off, plus it was very humid at 91% followed by bright sunshine at times. So, one can say without any fear of contradiction, the Currane fly anglers are completely exonerated this day, need I say more! Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 20.1 centigrade.

17/9/20 Wind Southeast light to fresh and sadly there was no feast this day for the Currane drifters. Wind as already stated with bright sunshine throughout day, humidity 96%. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 20.8 centigrade.

18/9/20 Wind East Northeast light bright sunshine all day, humidity 69%. Where the Currane drifters are concerned you could say it was a loss cause. So, on that depressing note, we go back in time to the Currane archives, on the

26/8/20 Mr. Jamie Conway, flyfishing for the first time on Lough Currane, caught a fine Salmon, while fishing with his gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of All I can say Jamie, may it be the first of many and my apologies for the delay. Wind as already stated, yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 23.3 centigrade.

Ballinaskelligs bay
Ballinaskelligs bay

19/9/20 The Currane drifters were all quiet this bright September’s day. What do you expect with bright sunshine all day and little clouds to talk of, followed by a light to calm Southwest wind, humidity 66%? That sums up today’s news. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 21.3 centigrade.

20/9/20 Lough Currane was as quiet as the lambs this day in all departments. As you can see by the picture, conditions were hard in the fly department. Wind Northeast then veered West light to calm, humidity 94% and dropped to 71% come evening, bright and sunny all day, yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 18 centigrade.

Lough Currane on Monday
Lough Currane on Monday

21/9/20 There were a few boats out manipulating their flies and trolling their lures this day on Lough Currane and here are today’s results, all I can say is they are frustrating, need I say more! Wind Southwest calm to light and variable and overcast all day, humidity 81% at midday and dropped down to 75% by 5pm. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 18.5 centigrade. In the rain department they are forecasting 3mm of rainfall early tomorrow evening?

22/9/20 The Currane anglers were all quiet on the Southwest front. Wind Southwest fresh to strong and overcast especially in the afternoon, humidity at midday was 74% and rose to 96% by 5pm. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 15.4 centigrade.


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Lough Currane on Wednesday

23/9/20 Lough Currane anglers were all quiet on all fronts, especially in the boat department, as you can see by the photo, to the best of my knowledge there were at least two boats manipulating going by my Currane detective agency. Wind West light and bright, humidity at midday 57% rose to 58% by 5pm. Yesterday’s weather, maximum air temperature 17.2 centigrade. Just for the record Kerry is on a Yellow weather warning tonight and tomorrow until 12pm.

Vincent Appleby

Go fishing…

Vincent Appleby

Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel West, Co. Kerry.
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The rivers and lakes of Waterville drain a large catchment and are regarded by many as the foremost Salmon and Sea-Trout fishery in the country. The lake system is well developed with access to boats and guides being readily available to the tourist angler. The Sea-Trout caught here are renowned for their size and quantity. For more details see