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...

“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...

SUPER PERCH FROM ENNELL AND DERRAVARAGH.

We are getting a bit of bad weather across the Midlands, and fresh floods made it difficult for anglers last weekend. Still some cracking pike and perch were caught on our Midland lakes and rivers. All going well the...

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...

MOONEY TOP ROD ON WHITELAKE

Another week has drifted past in the Angling World and we have another net bursting angling report this week. Whitelake anglers were in action and Paul Mooney of Castlepollard won the Joe Farrellelly Memorial Cup. Also in North Westmeath...

MAY-DAY ON THE TROUT SCENE

Yes anglers are sending out May Day messages across the Midlands with super trout coming from our Lakes. Some early May fly were hatching on Ree, Ennell, and I came across a few on Boderg last week while pike...

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...

BROWN TROUT SEASON CLOSES ACROSS THE MIDLANDS

It’s all over now on the brown trout scene as our lakes and rivers closed on Sunday October 12th. It was busy on the competition scene with Owel running their Stocking fundraising competition; Ennell had a sweep Stake competition...

“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...

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...