Bodo Funke of Angling Services Ireland reported on some spectacular pike fish! Please see his full report below…

This past week on the water was most interesting and had some highs and lows… nah, way more highs really!
With weather ranging from sunny, hot and flat calm to almost perfect conditions. We had a lot of action, many nice fish and really cool fishing moments, including sight-fished sun bathing pike on the fly and double hook-ups with meter pike (2 X 100+) on lures.

However every now and then you can get a better than average days fishing!. Thankfully this time of year this happens more frequently.
Certainly Peter, his son Dennis and friend Mark had a great day with us. A steady trickle of mostly small fish in the morning til all “Hell broke loose” when both Peter and Mark both hooked into a good fish each. A quick look on the Humminbird Solix confirmed what I suspected we found an area where bait fish were congregating, so I quickly reached for the I-pilot remote and spot locked the Terrova. Both fish had to be netted together and allowed for a nice photo opportunity!
Two 1m plus pike netted together…not a common photo opportunity!
The action lasted for two hours and a bunch of fish all over 80cm came to the boat plus the usual few more that didn’t like their picture taken.
Total 21 pike: 104, 102, 101, 93, 90, 90, 90, 87, 86, 83, 80, 80…
By the way, we are open for bookings and would love to take you out on your fishing trip soon… Call us or drop us a message.

Go fishing…

Bodo Funke, Angling Services, Ireland

Pike, Game and Coarse fishing Guide

Notes: Angling Services Ireland provides the very best in angling and angling tourism. We are based in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, in the North-West of Ireland, an area with many superb angling opportunities.
The Proprietor Bodo Funke holds the Marine and Countryside Guiding Certificate (achieved with distinction) and his expertise and local knowledge will be to your avail when you go on a guided angling trip or angling holiday with Angling Services Ireland. Pike fishing, Fly-fishing for Pike, Game fishing for wild Brown Trout, Float- tubing, Coarse fishing. Salmon fishing and Sea-angling can be organised.

Address: Angling Services Ireland, 3 Canal View, Deerpark, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
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