Silver for Ireland

2014 Youths International Fly Fishing Championship A very big well done to Team Ireland on winning silver medals at the 2014 Youths International Fly Angling Match which was held at Grafham Water, England. This is a fantastic achievement for these...

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...

WILD BROWNIES FROM THE CORRIB

It was a tough day on the western lakes last Sunday for the opening of the wild brown trout season. A few of us headed to the Corrib from Mullingar, and I was lucky enough to hook up with...

FR. ALFONSO ENJOYING HIS TROUT FISHING AND WEEKLY REPORT

FR.ALFONSO: Recently I was contacted by Betty Hayes who is well known on the fly angling scene here in the midlands. Betty has represented Ireland and captained the Ladies International team some years back. Over the years Betty has...

FROST AND HIGH WATERS PLAYING HAVOC WITH FISHING.

It was hard going last weekend, with high water levels and the first good blast of frost had temperatures plummeting on our waterways. The rivers are in flood, and news of some trout starting to head up river to...

ROYAL ENFIELD COARSE ANGLING CLUB 2 DAY INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL BY MARK O’DONOGHUE, SECRETARY ROYAL...

Over the weekend of the 11/12th June, Royal Enfield Angling club hosted it’s annual 2 day international coarse fishing festival.  This year we welcome 48 anglers to the Enfield area, with over 20 visiting anglers from the United Kingdom...

Yellow-bellied Slider Turtle found on the River Maigue

An unusual discovery was made on the River Maigue on Wednesday, 18th June, by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) officers: a yellow-bellied slider turtle. The male turtle was found in the tidal waters of the River Maigue at Adare Village. It...

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...

DOONER AND DUFFY CHILLING OUT ON LENE.

Another interesting week in the Angling World, we had some sport catching quality brown trout on Lene, and also dabbled at the pike .Its full steam ahead on the Angling scene and this Sunday two of our clubs clash...

EUROPEAN COURSE ANGLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

FIPSed 25th European Coarse Angling Championships, Lower River Bann The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI), awarded the honour of hosting the 25th anniversary of this event by the Fédéracion International de la Pêche Sportive, has...