Trout fishing reports

Fly fishing reports for trout

Mayfly over on Corrib, Caenis fishing well

Well 2022 will not be remembered as a vintage mayfly season by any means, although reports from other lakes suggest the poor hatch was...

The Agonies and Ecstasies of Lough Sheelin’s mayfly season

Lough Sheelin angling report, May 30th - June 5th 2022 "Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed" We put on band-aids to...
Lough Conn

Cool and breezy on Conn last week, hatches poor

Last week continued cool and breezy thus hampering the hatches of Mayfly and Olives. Some large sedges were seen hatching in some sheltered bays. ...
Rosshill River

Development works planned for Rosshill River, Lough Mask

The Rosshill River is an important spawning and nursery stream for the trout of Lough Mask. This week, as part of their programme for...
Fly-fishers from Toulouse with Mary Lydon of MeathSelfCatering

Claude and his fly-fishing friends are back in the Boyne Valley for the first...

A group of fly-fishing enthusiasts from Toulouse recently returned to their spiritual fly-fishing home in the Boyne Valley. The return comes after two and...

Dry flies doing the trick for Mark on Lough Conn

We received a report from regular Lough Conn visitor Mark Wilson from Co. Antrim who has been out with Ian Wise of Cloonamoyne Fishery...

ILFFA finish third in tough conditions

Hard luck to the Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Team who finished third in the International Ladies Fly Fishing Competition held in Lake of Menteith...

Carra gold for Gibbons

Toby Gibbons of Westport was out fishing on Lough Carra recently and managed to catch this cracking brown trout on a wet fly. Tony...

Plenty of action on the Nore for trout anglers

Dan O’Neill, fishery manager at Mount Juliet, reports from the River Nore... With some great weather on Saturday it looked like an evening of dry...

Weathering the weather on Lough Sheelin

Lough Sheelin Angling Report May 23rd – May 29th 2022 'On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it’ Jules Renard I...