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Sligo Anglers hold Catch, Photo, Release trout competition on Lough Gill

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Sligo Anglers Association held their “Annual Festival Cup Trout Fly Fishing Competition” on Sunday 21 May on Lough Gill. This year, the event was run as a Catch/Photo/Release competition for the first time and it was a great success.

Longest trout of the competition

Despite hard fishing conditions, calm in the morning and only a cool breeze in the afternoon, 11 trout were measured (min size 28cm) and a good number of smaller fish were caught for 27 anglers.

1st- Charlie and Paul McLoughlin
2nd- Ricky Fabozzi and Declan O Donnell
3rd- Keith Trotter and George Conway
Longest Fish- Tony McLoughlin

A huge thanks to club member Ken Quin who kindly sponsored the measuring mats. Congratulations to the prize winners and thanks to all who participated!

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