Graham's first ever pike was just the ticket to win him the day

Bluebell anglers enjoy piking on the Barrow

The pike anglers of Bluebell Community Angling Club had their last trip of 2016 on Sunday. They visited the Barrow and had a good day...
River Barrow pike for Patrick Fagan

21lb 10ozs River monster for Patrick Fagan

Angler Patrick Fagan was very pleased with the fine river monster which he caught on the river Barrow recently.  Measuring 106cms and weighing in...

Barrow piking a rollercoaster ride with plenty of thrills

Roly Byrne reports that he has had a real rollercoaster ride on the Barrow in pursuit of pike over the last week or so. There...
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A good pike to finish a slow day on the Barrow, but conditions improving

Mark Flynn had this pike out of the Barrow on Saturday. Mark had spent the previous six hours lure fishing a stretch of the river...
Junior piker competes with Dad

Barrow Piker father and son catch pike from their backwater hideouts in Carlow

Roly Byrne aka River Barrow Piker writes from Carlow which like many of the counties around Ireland in the last few weeks has suffered...

Follow me up to Carlow – Roly captures the fish and the beauty of...

Angler Roly Byrne captures the fish and also the beauty of the Barrow in stunning photos.  He reports on the condition of the river....... Its...
A well marked Barrow Pike.

Wild and athletic with a super paint job…….and the pike looked good too!

Roly Byrne the River Barrow Piker gives into the call of the wild and heads to the Barrow.  It's not only fish Roly encountered,...
Burkies Whopper!

Mayday…Mayday…Big net needed for massive pike!

Barrow Piker is back and back with a bang!  Here's what he has to say......... Summer! Where did the summer go? more about that later,...
the biggest smile I'd seen on his face all mid term break. Little did he know there was more in store...

Youthful enthusiasm heats up piking on a very cold Barrow

Roly Byre,  the River Barrow Piker, reports that any hint of Spring that had been in the air vanished quickly but that there was...

A gentle giant of a pike followed by a Barrow fighter

A rusty Barrow piker tackles the river again.  Pondering where to establish himself on the river bank, Roly Byrne scrutinises the water, hoping for...