END OF THE TROUT SEASON

SHEELIN END OF TROUT SEASON: Lough Sheelin closed for all angling on October 12th and some huge trout were caught by anglers out and about on Sheelin before this. Unfortunately their huge fundraising end of season competition...

YOUNG DELVIN AND GAULMOYLES ANGLERS ON LINE.

It has been a few strange days on the angling scene with young and not so young anglers having some sport on our lakes. Lough Owel hosted their first competition of the season and I had a...

“Hotrod Robbie”

Congratulations go to Robert Crichton from Douglas who took the top rod at the 2014 ITFFA International Team Fish Off. Robert, who caught nine trout and accumulated 1490 points, will go forward to represent Ireland for the seventh time...

PIKE ANGLERS TAKE SHELTER ON THE RIVER INNY.

We had a few choppy days recently here on our Midland lakes and rivers. I met quite a few anglers drifting along the River Inny, and they were having some fun catching good pike, and some colorful perch. Also...

CRACKING PIKE, PERCH AND TROUT FROM MIDLAND LAKES

Our local lakes are making the headlines across the Angling World, with some super pike, perch, and trout coming on board. Last week we featured a few good pike from Ennell, and this week we feature another big double....

COOL HAND LUKE LANDS CRACKING PIKE

LUKE CONDRON:  Recently I spent a few hours pike fishing on Ennell with Luke Condron. Luke certainly has the fishing bug and spends many days on the Grand Canal and has also has ventured out on Ennell...

“Boobies for Brownies!”

2014 International Fly Fishing Match Hats off to Team England who won the Graham Munroe Hall Memorial Cup for the top team using conventional rainbow patterns and tactics. This year’s Spring International Match was hosted by the Irish Trout Fly...

MIDLAND PIKE ANGLERS & WEEKLY REPORT

MIDLAND PIKE ANGLERS: Last Sunday the Midland Pike Anglers club members hosted a boat competition on Lough Boderg. This is a popular, permit free venue for pike angling clubs and is on the Shannon system with access at Dromod...

ANGLERS BACK ON THE WATERWAYS

Yes, from May 6th anglers were permitted to fish local waters within 5km of home. This meant many anglers were out & about last week on Ennell, Owel and Derravaragh. The fish were certainly jumping for joy...

GARDA ANGLERS ON OWEL AND WEEKLY REPORT

GARDA ANGLERS ON OWEL: The Garda Trout & Salmon Anglers hosted a fly-fishing competition last week on Owel and some nice trout came on line. Top rod was Garda Damien Barron of Kilcormack in Co.Offaly who boated 6 fish...