Home Salmon fishing reports In between storms…first fly-caught salmon of the season reported from Lough Currane

In between storms…first fly-caught salmon of the season reported from Lough Currane


Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane…

16/2/2022 Storm Dudley took control of the Brown Tags and Barbless Currane Anglers this day so as you can imagine the high stool was the next port of call as they look forward to their pint and to discuss storm Dudley. Well, that sums up today’s lack of action or you could say all wind, no action. Wind WSW strong.

17/2/2022 Both Brown Tags and Barbless Currane Anglers were as elusive as could be this day. Wind WNW and veered WSW and veered this evening SE Fresh to strong in the morning and light to fresh in the afternoon. As you all know Storm Eunice hits the SW of Ireland early tomorrow morning and if predictions are correct the chances are I will have no internet tomorrow evening? So, on that note to all you good people of Ireland stay safe.

18/2/2022 Storm Eunice brought South Kerry to a halt, and I can say without any fear of contradiction Storm Eunice had no mercy on technology as I predicted the internet would be down and out as were the Currane Anglers this Eunice day.

19/2/2022 Storm Eunice may have controlled the Currane Anglers yesterday and there is no argument to that, today with Storm Eunice well gone, there was no stopping the Flyman taking control of the waters this day and for good reason, as the Flyman went out the trolling man went home and for all his efforts just caught a few kelts, well the same couldn’t be said for the Flyman because within a few casts the Flyman was into a cracker of a 12 lbs. salmon. It was a fine catch and release and just for the record that’s the first salmon caught on the fly 2022. For those who do not know who the Flyman is, it’s the one and only Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com. Wind WNW light to fresh and overcast with heavy showers.

20/2/22 It was splendid work by the Flyman to catch the first salmon on the fly yesterday after Storm Eunice because Storm Franklin took control of the whole of Ireland today and sadly that includes the Currane Anglers and going by the forecast, tomorrow isn’t looking good. Wind WSW and veered W and again veered WNW, NW. Wind gusts speed 63 mph/ 100kmh average speed 40 mph/64kmh

21/2/2022 There were two brown tag boats and one barbless boat out manipulating this day and by all accounts for all their efforts sadly they weren’t rewarded with a wild Atlantic Salmon. Wind NW and veered WSW light to fresh and overcast.

22/2/2022 Currane spygate reports that there was just one brown tag boat out today. Wind WNW light to fresh followed by a few showers.

Vincent Appleby

Go fishing…

Vincent Appleby

Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel West, Co. Kerry.
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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