A delighted Martin Moffatt with the Murtagh Cup

The Murtagh cup goes to Martin Moffatt

Martin Moffatt won the Murtagh Cup and Christmas pike competition on Derravaragh on Sunday Nov 13th.  Guide and journalist Michael Flanagan hooked-up with Frank...
Tanya Breslin daugher of the late Philip Moffatt presents James

Multyfarnham angler Jimmy Ledwith was Top Rod at Derravaragh competition

Midland Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports: Last Sunday November 6th Lough Derravaragh Anglers hosted the Philip Moffatt Memorial Cup, in chilling conditions. Saying this it was...
The O'Shea boys from Budapest

Return to Derravaragh – pike live up to expectations

Michael Flanagan from Midland Angling reports on a recent pike trip to Lough Derravaragh… IT’S A LONG WAY FROM TIPPARY TO BUDAPEST....  Last week John O'Shea, contacted...
And another for his brother Des

Good Lough Derravaragh pike for two brothers

Michael Flanagan from Midland Angling  enjoyed fishing with two brothers and shares the story: The Byrne brothers were back out fishing last week on Derravaragh,...
Small but lively...

Pat Daly wins Weir Cup on Derravaragh

Michael Flanagan from Midland Angling reports on the Weir Cup pike competition on Derravaragh… Well done to Pat Daly of Collinstown on winning the recent Weir Cup...

Pike into the double figures for Midlands angler

Local pike Guide Barry Darby had a few friends out fishing last week, and boated some huge pike. Peter Braithwaite from South Africa rattled...
Guillaune Bourst from France with cracking Midland pike

Pike on the move in the Midlands

Michael Flanagan of Midlands angling  met a couple of French anglers drifting across the Midlands last week and they had a ball of a...
Frank Gilligan with his 20+ pike

A real big donkey of a pike

Mick Flanagan reports on the piking in midlands: Frank Gilligan home from Brisbane for his wedding this Saturday did a few hours on River Inny and...

Picky perch and pike at Derravaragh

Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports on the perch and pike fishing at Lough Derravaragh… It was a lovely calm Morning last Saturday on Derravaragh and...

Chilly days on Derravaragh – chance of a pike as levels drop

Angling guide Michael Flanagan reports on the pike fishing at Lough Derrevaragh... Lough Derravaragh has dropped a few inches in recent days, but we are...