OPENING DAY SPECIALS & CORRIB CRACKER FOR MARK RYAN

OWEL CRACKER FOR COYNE: Lough Owel produced some nice trout on opening day and I am told quite a few anglers ventured out and battled the elements. The water temperature was under 4 degrees celsius and the...

PADDY’S DAY CHARITY TROUT FLY COMPETITION ON LENE

ROYAL CANAL: The Royal Canal is coming up trumps for pike anglers these days, as many of our lakes are in flood and the likes of the River Inny is also high and discolored on some stretches....

TROUT SEASON CLOSES & PIKE ON THE MOVE

ENNELL’S LAST DAY: On Saturday October 12th the trout season closed and competitions were held on Owel, Ennell and Derravaragh. It’s hard to fish all venues so I opted for Ennell along with my pal Marty Smith...

SAVAGE FERROX FOR KINNEGAD ANGLER

OWEL FUNDRAISING COMPETITION: Last Sunday on October 6th, Lough Owel Trout Preservation Association hosted their open trout fly-fishing competition with all proceeds going towards stocking Owel with quality trout. It was well supported with many anglers from...

LEONARD’S LENE ANGLER OF THE YEAR

LENE/CHAIRMANS PAIRS: On Lough Lene the Chairman’s Pairs fly competition was held on Sunday 29th September. It proved a huge success, with John McGuire and Denis Goulding taking top rod with 2.64kg, 2nd was Alan Russell and...

IFFA LAKE OF MENTEITH AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2019 BY DENIS GOULDING

Autumn International Lake of Menteith, Scotland September 20th 2019 Away Gold at Last. September 15th saw the team depart in the early hours of Sunday morning to Scotland for the Autumn International on the Lake of Menteith. In...

JOHNNY MURRAY WINS RONNIE COX MEMORIAL COMPETITION

RONNIE COX MEMORIAL COMPETITION: Last week we mentioned that well known angler Johnny Murray of the Downs had a fantastic win on Lough Conn recently. Johnny was fishing the late Ronnie Cox memorial competition, which is going...

WHITELAKE WINNERS & OWEL CRACKER FOR CHRIS MCKEON

WHITELAKE RAINBOW CUP & BBQ: Whitelake club members in North Westmeath had a wonderful day out on Saturday 24th August and Noel McCabe sent in full results from this senior and junior competition. Some cracking rainbow trout...

HIGH FLYERS JET INTO MULLINGAR

10 YEARS AND BACK ON THE MIDLAND LAKES: Thierry Marc from France was drifting across Ireland last week with his pal John McCarron of Malahide in Dublin. The lads had a wet few days in the west of Ireland and...

THE IRISH FLY FAIR & WEEKLY REPORT

PATTI DOOLIN MEMORIAL SHIELD: Lough Owel Trout Preservation Association hosted the Patti Doolin Memorial Shield last Sunday in mixed weather conditions. There was a good turnout of anglers and the competition was fished from 11am-7pm, which is...