SAVAGE PIKE TAKE THE BAIT ON ROYAL CANAL

Yep it was a bit blustery to venture out on our bigger lakes last week, and pike Anglers took shelter along the town stretch of the Royal Canal. It’s a fantastic level for working lures and dead baits, and...

“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...

INNY PRODUCES RIVER MONSTER

The Lakes and Rivers are all over the shop with high water, and the spell of cold weather has really affected the feeding habits of our predator fish. Mind you last weekend the water temperature was just below 4-degree...

AS SOUND AS A TROUT

Its all about trout this week, and we have some cracking photographs of beautiful fish from Owel and Mount Dalton.Mount Dalton is really becoming an Anglers Trout Paradise and its nesting in the hills near the village of Rathconrath.On...

SAVAGE PIKE FROM WESTMEATH LAKES.

The winter pike fishing is in full swing, and despite the huge volume of floodwater some cracking pike are being caught on lures. Last Sunday on Ree the lake was a bit discolored and the pike were reluctant to...

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...

“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...

River Championship by Joe Keena

Well done to Joe Winder who caught 47 beautiful trout, scored 2165 points, and won Irish Trout Fly Fishing Associations (ITFFA) Leinster Rivers Championship Trophy. The 2014 match was hosted by North Kildare Trout and Salmon Angling Association and...

SLEVINS LAKE VENUE FOR OPEN PIKE COMPETITION.

This coming Sunday May 18th Slevins lake on the Castlepollard Road is the venue for the first Edward Hughes Memorial Cup. It will be hosted by Lough Glore Anglers and weather permitting will be a great day out. On...

THE FISH ARE TALKING BACK.

FishTalk.tv is up and running from its studios in Crookedwood here in Westmeath and Clontarf in Co Dublin. The weekly on line sport fishing show is catching on big time with anglers, and I met some of the FishTalk...