One angry mother of a pike fights the Barrow angler !

Withdrawal symptoms were setting in on The Barrow Piker as he hadn't been down to the river in six days.  He tells us "Two...

A fine Double from the River Barrow

Roly Byrne the Barrow Piker reports that it has been a very good week  on the Barrow this week so far. Two double figure...

Three men, Three sisters and the Phantom Pike

Biker Piker, Frank the plasterer and the Barrow Piker had a date with one of the three sisters - The Barrow.  A fiery romance...
Roly Byrne with his pike

The predator becomes the prey – a beautiful marked jack made the day

Roly Byrne, the Barrow Piker reports: Driving a pothole ridden back road in the early hours my phone gave a mechanical shudder, a text!....
River Barrow pike

Some piking possible on the Barrow despite floods

Sean Jordan would rather be fishing for bass from the Wexford shore but with all the bad weather ruling out that option he turned...
River Barrow near Bagenalstown

The Barrow fishes well with pike to please the anglers

John Flynn IFI gives us a report from the River Barrow. Some good fishing at the moment on the River Barrow around Goresbridge in Co....
At 9.2kg this specimen pike is Dawid's personal best

Well fed pike breaks specimen barrier for east coast angler

The East Coast Fishing blog had an interesting report last week which included this capture of a particularly fat pike. David and his angling...
Frank's first double figure pike tipped the scales at 13lb

A frank encounter leads to first double on the Barrow

Roly Byrne and his angling buddy Frank had a few hours free yesterday morning, so they decided on a quick piking session on the...
David Murphy with pike on river Barrow

The Barrow throws up some fine pike for David Murphy

Ashley Hayden of An Irish Angler's World reports: The river Barrow has a large pike tradition, many to specimen size having been landed over...
Lewis Parr and his Barrow Trout

Pike angler on the Barrow gets an unseasonal surprise

Carlow Coarse Angling Club Junior member Lewis Parr from Graiguecullen managed to net himself a huge suprise whilst fishing for a Pike locally to...