Adrian Browne reports from Oaklands where thelast round of the Winter League was fished on Sunday…

We had the final round of the Ger Hennesy Winter league on March 12th. Fishing started well on the day and the top spots were still up for grabs. In the end there was only one victor, so, big congratulations to the overall winner Kieran Reeves winning the league for the first time.

On the day top bag went to Andrei Pirchio taking advantage of his end peg and bagging 19.740 kg.


Section A

1st V Mozart 14.380 kg
2nd Slav B 6.260 kg
3rd S Zamfir 3.940 kg

Section B

1st A Pirchio 19.740 kg
2nd J Foley 11.860 kg
3rd A Browne 11. 320 kg


1st K Reeves 7 points
2nd J Browne 8 points
3rd M Ivkov A Browne 10 points

Bggest Fish

James Foley 4.6 kg

Biggest silver fish bag

Kieran Reeves 9.860 kg

Big thanks to all the lads who fished the league. Also very big thank you to the Hennesy family for there continued support.

Go fishing…

Any one who’s interested Summer league Starts Sunday 16th April.

Oaklands Lake in New Ross Co. Wexford is a fishing paradise for coarse angling. It offers a wide selection of fish. The lake can be fished by people of every level of experience from beginners to professionals.

Adrian Browne
Oaklands Lake,
New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Telephone: +353 (0)51 445348
Mobile: 0877811042

Web: Oakland Lake Fishery

Join the Club

Oakland’s Coarse Angling Club is open to new members. The club based in Co. Wexford welcomes senior, ladies and junior members to league and open matches throughout the year fished on a variety of venues.

The club is centred around it’s own water, the magnificent Oaklands lake at New Ross; the 4.5 acre lake stocked with carp, tench, bream and rudd has great facilities including 60 stands which are all wheelchair friendly. This superb facility plays and important role in the introduction to angling for newcomers. Popular events include the NCFFI All-Ireland Commercial Pairs and the Dunbrody Festival.

Oaklands Fixtures 2023

April 16th Open Match

May 7th Open Match
May 20th & 21st

NCFFI All Ireland Commercial Pairs
Pre Entry Only on NCFFI details to be released asap.
June 3rd, 4th & 5th
South East Classic
3 different venues in 3 days
Pre Entry only (30 peg limit) *
June 11th Open Match
June 25th Open Match

July 8th & 9th
2 Day Dunbrody Festival
(38 peg limit) Pre Entry Only.
Book @ Oaklands *
July 23rd Open Match

August 20th Open Match

September 3rd Open Match
September 17th Open Match

October 8th Open Match
October 29th & 30th

2 Day Feeder only.
November 5th Open Match
November 12th & 13th
2 Day Silver fish Only.
December 3rd Open Match

All Events wich are * this years contestants will have first perchance on
2023 events.