Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club fished the first leg of their 2023 master angler was fished in Ballyshunnock at the weekend. There was a great turnout and they were greeted with overcast conditions and a southerly breeze blowing in to the northern bank.

The match was fished both on the northern and southern banks. Fishing was brisk from the start with the rudd, skimmers and perch feeding freely.

At the end of the match Mick Browne ended up first with a mainly skimmer bag of 27kg, followed by Mike Norris 2nd with an impressive bag of 22kg. Third was Dave Norbury with a fantastic bag of Rudd which weighed in at 17kg.

Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club‘s next master angler match is in Oaklands on the 23 July.

Go fishing…

Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club

The club’s home water is at Ballyshunnock Reservoir, Co. Waterford. The reservoir is managed as a mixed fishery by Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club. It is regularly stocked with brown and rainbow trout of 1lb plus as well as a healthy native population of browns. It also contains rudd, bream, tench and rudd/bream hybrids.  Permits are available from Centra in Kilmeaden, Waterford Angling and Outdoor Centre (John O’Brien), Waterford, Titelines in Cappoquin, The Tourist Offices in Dungarvan and Newtown Stores, Newtown. Membership of Waterford and District Coarse Angling Club also entitles to coarse fish the lake. Details available from 086 163 2462.

Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club is an affiliated club of the National Coarse fishing Federation of Ireland www.ncffi.ie. You can follow them at Waterford & District Coarse Angling Club