Albert Berry with his 4lb plus trout caught on Tuesday August 14th

Even the dog took to the water as beautiful Sheelin rose to over 20...

Brenda Montgomery reports from Lough Sheelin August 12th to 19th ‘Surely the best virtue of fishermen is their hopefulness’           Zane Grey Lough Sheelin was in competition...

Trout were continually on the move, rising and following flies on Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI August 8th – August 21st 2016 A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. ~William Wordsworth The...

Good angling activity as the last days at Sheelin are fished

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI October 3rd – October 12th 2016 'Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize...

Feeding trout and hatching sedge as the blue moon lights up Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI - July 27th to August 2nd 2015 Each day of our lives we make deposits in the...

Arctic blasts freezes angling on Sheelin

Sheelin Angling Report March 6th - March 12th 2023 "Perseverance is not a long race: it is many short races one after the other" Walter Elliott   March...

Season of the stolen summer on Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report  September 21st – October 4th 2020 'Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank...
Peter Thompson, Dublin

Nocturnal perfection and the ecstasy of a Sheelin trout

‘Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting’ Joyce Meyer Lough Sheelin suffered from the remnants of...

Lazy hazy days of Summer make lazy dazed trout uninterested at Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI  - June 23rd – June 29th 2014 Adopt the pace of Nature; her secret is patience ......

Fussy fish make the anglers work hard on Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI August 22nd – August 28th 2016 'One great thing about fly fishing is that after a while...

Sheelin tested the mettle of anglers but despite difficult conditions good fish were caught

Lough Sheelin Angling Report By Brenda Montgomery, IFI - May 2nd – May 8th 2016 ‘Be patient and calm – for no one can catch...