HARD FISHING IN HIGH WATER

Yep no shortage of water on our Lakes and Rivers as we look forward to the opening day for trout on the Western Lakes. Some of us Midlanders are planning a trip to Lough Mask on Saturday February 15th...

THE IRELAND ANGLING SHOW 2014

Feb. 15th & 16th, National Show Centre, Swords , Dublin The Ireland Angling show, held at the national Show centre in Swords, has grown over the last 15 years to become the Country’s premier Angling event and is a firm fixture...

IRISH TROUT FLY FISHING ASSOCIATION DRIFT INTO MULLINGAR

Last Sunday February 2nd the cream of Irish Angling drifted into Mullingar, and The Irish Trout Fly Fishing Association of Ireland held their Annual General meeting in the Greville Arms Hotel. Delegates from many clubs across Ireland dropped into...

READ ALL ABOUT IT / SIXTY YEARS OF ANGLING

Yep the weather really hit us hard the weekend and fishing was tough going. Gale force winds and heavy rain is not your ideal conditions. Still I managed a few hours on Ennell after colorful perch, and came up...

PIKE ON THE FLY

Pike Anglers are producing some cracking fish on the fly, and recently Mark Ryan, Robery Conneely, along with pal David o, Hagan had some cracking fun across the Midlands. Fishing small lakes, and the Canal they landed pike up...

A Tribute to Anthony O’Malley Daly R.I.P.

In May 2012, Anthony O’Malley Daly advertised on a Ballyshannon community bulletin board for help with typing. I inquired about the work at Inisfáil, a yellow-and-red house on College Street. I was introduced to a man who sat by...

Trilogy written by Anthony O’Malley Daly

Fellow Angler Fergal Symth is now working for the Asthma Society and was approached at Christmas in relation to a book called Trilogy which was written by Anthony O’Malley Daly. I don’t know if you are familiar with the...

DECEMBER/ FLANAGAN FORAYS.

PIKING ALL OVER THE MIDLANDS Yep Status Quo may have being Rocking all over the World, but us pikers here in the Midlands will settle for Piking all over the Midlands. We had some fantastic head banging action on Lene...

JANUARY FLOOD WATER HARD ON ANGLERS

Yep we have plenty of water as we drift into January, and its hard going as our Lakes and Rivers are in flood. Mind you Owel is still quite low for this time of year, I am told. The...