Home Trout fishing reports Some good angling on Corrib despite tricky conditions

Some good angling on Corrib despite tricky conditions


Declan Gibbons reports from Lough Corrib…

Angling was of a very mixed nature due to bright sunshine and high temperatures in the early part it of the week which proved challenging but when conditions were favourable good angling was had by the below anglers mentioned.

Ted Wherry (+353 (0)87 4305957) reports from Mayfly Lodge Ballynalty of father & son Duo Antoine & Theo Bellanger catching their first Corrib trout with Antoine’s fish weighing 4.2lbs.
Antoine Bellanger with a 4.2 lbs. trout
A happy Theo Bellanger
Ted himself along with Kevin Sheridan fished five afternoon sessions landing 12 fish 10 of which were over 3lbs.
Ted Wherry with a fine Corrib trout
In the Cornamona area, Tom Doc Sullivan http://www.tomdoc.com reports of patchy fishing but there have been chances when conditions were favourable. Brothers Paul and Gary Godwin fished for a day and boated 5 trout all on dry mayfly. Paul had the best fish of the day 3lbs. plus and Gary who was celebrating his birthday had one about 2.25lbs. Michael Murphy from Ennis had some action from the deeps with 2 good trout of around 1.5 – 1.75lbs pulling wets. Ivor Trimble from Co. Down had a couple of fish on dry mayfly in testing conditions with his best fish around 2.5lbs
Staying in the Cornamona area, Richard Molloy of Ballard  Shore Boat Hire & Self Catering reports of Ashbourne angler Paul Geraghty trolling and landing a trout of 10lbs which he sportingly released.
Ivor Trimble with another Corrib beauty
In the Oughterard area, Basil Shields of Ardnasillagh Lodge (+353 (0)91 552550) reports of Cork anglers Mark Curtin and Tim Cahalane landing 5 fish on Saturday on dries best fish 2lbs. Gary McGuire and Paul Mooney on Thursday & Friday had 10 fish all in the deeps with the best fish being a pound and a half. Richard Burgees had 3 fish on wets. Sean Gormley and Joe Johnson had nine daphnia feeding fish for their day on Corrib.