Vincent Appleby reports from Waterville…

15/9/2022 Nice to see a few boats out this day and there were a few nice Sea Trout caught on the drift. Now we head down stream to the World-famous Butler Pool and at www.watervillegolflinks.ie There were two fine Salmon caught on the fly by a client fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville Boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com one of their Salmon was in the 13 to 14 lbs. class. Wind N light with good cloud cover.

16/9/2022 We start today’s proceedings on the waters of Lough Currane and fair play to the Currane drifters there were few Sea Trout caught. Now we head down stream to the World-famous Butler Pool at www.watervillegolflinks.ie so straight to the Pool, there were two fine Salmon caught on the fly by a client fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com Wind NE light and variable followed by reasonable cloud cover.

17/9/2022 All quiet on the SW front but there was a tale of one that got away, so here is Mr. Paul O’Leary’s story of the day, “While flyfishing on the drift I hooked a fine Sea Trout in double figures, as I got the net ready I could see quiet clearly it was a Sea Tout over 10 lbs plus and when I went to net the Sea Trout he was gone before I got the chance to put the net in the water.” Staying with Paul’s loss, just for the record another boat did witness Paul’s Fish. Wind SE veered SW light to calm with reasonable cloud cover at times.

18/9/2022 Now today’s fine action and their back, yes you have it, The Hampshire Hogs and were in flying form today on the World famous Butler Pool and at www.watervillegolflinks.ie Hampshire Hog Nigel  Henshaw caught a fine Grilse on the fly and his good friend and fellow Hampshire Hog Trevor Dewberry also caught a Grilse on the fly and staying with The Hampshire Hogs we head up stream to Lough Currane, Hampshire Hog, Peter Ruffle caught a fine Grilse and some good Sea Trout of which the best was in the 3 lbs class. Just for the record the Hampshire Hogs were fishing with Waterville boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com and fishing out of  www.cliffordbandb.com Wind SSW light and variable and sunny with a bit of cloud at times.

19/9/2022 All Salmon and Sea Trout Headlines go to the Hampshire Hogs and their Gillies’s of Waterville Boats at watervilleboats@gmail.com. So straight to the World famous Butler Pool and at www.watervillegolflinks.ie Hampshire Hog Mr. Peter Ruffle caught a fine Grilse and one Sea trout on fly, with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of watervilleboats@gmail.com.  Now we head up stream to Lough Currane with the Hampshire Hog Mr. Nigel  Henshaw and Hampshire Hog Mr. Trevor Dewberry and their Gillie of Waterville Boats, they caught a few Sea Trout on the drift and their biggest was in the 2 lbs class. Wind SSW light to fresh followed by good cloud cover.

20/9/2022 The Hampshire Hogs and Waterville Boats watervilleboats@gmail.com take control of the Waterville Fishery on the Salmon and Sea Trout reports. So let’s get down to today’s facts. Hampshire Hog Mr. Trevor Dewberry while trolling caught and released a fine 10 lbs Salmon and finished day off with another fine C&R Grilse, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville Boats at watervilleboats@gmail.cm Hampshire Hog Mr. Nigel Henshaw and fellow Hampshire Hog Mr. Peter Ruffle fishing with their Gillie from Waterville Boats caught a few nice Sea Trout in the 2 lbs class and finished their day with a few nice Brown Trout also in the 2 lbs class. Wind SW light and variable at times and overcast.

21/9/2022 Where do I start, yes you have it the Hampshire Hogs and their Gillie’s of Waterville Boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com take all the headlines again on Lough Currane. So straight to the action, Hampshire Hog Mr. Nigel Henshaw caught a Grilse on the fly and fellow Hampshire Hog Mr. Peter Ruffle also caught a Grilse on the fly and both Nigel and Peter caught a fine basket of 10 trout of which two of the Trout were in the 2 ½ lbs class, all caught on the fly and ably assisted by their Gillie at watervilleboats@gmail.com.  Just for the record the Hampshire Hogs are fishing out of www.cliffordbandb.com. Wind SSW light and overcast with rain falling this evening and staying with the weather there forecasting 22mm of rainfall.   

Vincent Appleby
Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel West, Co. Kerry.
Telephone: +353 (0) 87 207 4882
E-mail:salmonandseatrout@gmail.com
Web: www.salmonandseatrout.com

FLEKSI

A new online survey has been developed by IFI for the Currane catchment to gather anglers’ knowledge – the survey method called FLEKSI was developed by IFI to help give an insight into the status of the fishery. Currane Anglers are needed for Citizen Science survey to examine fish stocks

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Find out more about Lough Currane…

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:

Waterville lakes and river system

Cloghvoola Fishing Lodge

Address Cloghvoola Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: cloghvoola.com
Categories: Angling Guide, Salmon Guide, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Sea Bass Guide, Trout Guide, Wild Atlantic Way

Currans Mace Waterville

Address Waterville Kerry V23 CR40 Ireland Website: fishinggear.ie
Categories: Salmon Licences, Tackle Shops, Wild Atlantic Way

Fishing with Dom

Address Spunkane Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: https://fishingwithdom.com/
Categories: Angling Guide, Salmon Guide

Lakelands Farm

Address Lake Road Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: lakelandshouse.com
Categories: Angling Guide, Boat Hire, Salmon Guide, Trout Guide, Wild Atlantic Way

Neil O’Shea

Address Caherbarna Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: oshealoughcurrane.com
Categories: Angling Guide, Boat Hire, Salmon Guide, Trout Guide, Wild Atlantic Way