INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND CONFERENCCE

Athlone conference to hear findings into genetic diversity of our brown trout populations Inland Fisheries Ireland involved ‘Citizen Science’ anglers in new research project; registration for conference still open Inland Fisheries Ireland in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast will present the...

GOLDEN BROWN TROUT & WEEKLY REPORT

SLANEMORE/WASHINGTON DC: Last week David Quirk was back home from Washington D.C. visiting his parents in Slanemore and his sister in Moyvore. David is nuts about river fishing for trout and was really keen on trying his hand at...

ENNELL CRACKERS & WEEKLY REPORT

OWEL TROUT: Quite a few boats were out on Owel last Saturday as temperatures hit the high mark. Monasterevan anglers fished the Timmy Meredith Memorial Cup and they had some lovely perch and a few trout in bright calm...

LADIES INTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

The 2017 Ladies International Fly Fishing Championships was held last week on Lough Melvin, from the Garrison shore and hosted by the Garrison and Lough Melvin Anglers Association. England were the victorious team with 15 fish,  the silver medals went...

SHEELIN CRACKER & WEEKLY REPORT

SHEELIN CRACKER: Plans were made some time back with my pal Thomas McMullan of Maxol Oil for a few days on Sheelin in early June where we hoped to get a few fish on the spent may fly.  On...

ROYAL ENFIELD ANGLING FESTIVAL

Royal Enfield Angling Club 2-Day International Angling Festival 10th/11th June 2016. Royal Enfield Angling Club held their annual 2-Day International Festival over the weekend of the 10th/11th of June.  As in previous years the event proved to be well attended with 54...

DUTCH ANGLERS IN THE MIDLANDS & WEEKLY REPORT

A DUTCH OF CLASS: I had the pleasure of meeting Rob Melis and his son Marco last week and they are some tulips. Marco is 6ft 7 in height and my arms are still sore from rowing the boat...

SUPER ENNELL BROWN TROUT & WEEKLY REPORT

SUPER ENNELL BROWN TROUT: In the past few weeks we highlighted some beautiful trout being caught on Ennell. This week we feature a cracking trout caught by Raharney angler Jim Glynn. Jim, we were told, loves his bit of...

PEADAR CAFFREY CUP & WEEKLY REPORT

DERRAVARAGH ANGLERS: On Sunday 16th April, Derravaragh anglers hosted the Abbott/ Tight Lines fly fishing competition. This is the clubs first trout competition of the season and we were hoping, all going well, a few trout would come on...

PRAGUE LADS ANGLING ADVENTURE

PRAGUE LADS: Last year we featured Prague pals Miroslan Nauratil and Adam Strtilek chilling out in the midlands and this year they decided to return again. Miroslan works in the Four Seasons Hotel in Prague and has been coming...