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Fish galore for Sid as he checks out the Waterford coast

March 27th, 2015

Fish galore...

Wexford guide Sid Jones of Fishing Ireland  came out of hibernation and joined  Jack Keating of Dungarvan Charter Boats for a fishing trip.  Sid tells us: Saturday the 21st brought me down to Dungarvan for a day out on the water with Jack and Maurice aboard Dungarvan charter boat the Avoca. Sun, sea, fish and […]

Continue reading... Fish galore for Sid as he checks out the Waterford coast


This post is in: Sea angling reports, Waterford

Perch bashing and Pike wrestling keeps Steven & Co on their toes

March 27th, 2015

Steven Neely - Perch

A very productive days fishing for Rookie Bass Angler Steven Neely  as he catches 26 pike and over 60 perch.  Read his report: Time is running out for my freshwater fishing this season so we got up early and headed for a nice quiet small water just in time for first light …… Water levels […]

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This post is in: Fermanagh, Pike fishing reports

Irish Angling Update – 26/03/15

March 26th, 2015

Sunset

The spring weather in the past week has produced some lovely conditions at times but also cold wintry temperatures which still had many of us scrapping ice off our cars in the mornings.  As a result, water temperatures are still extremely low on most of our waters and anglers should be very careful when going afloat to wear […]

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This post is in: Weekly update

Large dark olives on the River Liffey and Rye Water stir up the inhabitants

March 26th, 2015

An early season trout from the River Liffey caught on a Tungsten bead CDC nymph

Rob Love of lovefishingireland.com keeps his report short as he is eager to get out and get fishing: You see, with the recent appearance of Large Dark Olives the River Liffey and Rye Water are both starting to shine. Given there are so many different runs, riffles and pools on these rivers an angler is […]

Continue reading... Large dark olives on the River Liffey and Rye Water stir up the inhabitants


This post is in: River Liffey, Ryewater, Trout fishing reports

Deadbaits and fly work well for pike anglers in Longford

March 26th, 2015

Alain with a cracking Pike taken on float fished Pollan

Kevin Lyons from Melview Lodge reports that had some nice pike on a range of methods last week… Alain RENAUDIN from France who is a regular visitor to Kevin and Jane at Melview Fishing Lodge in Longford was here once again for his annual Pike fishing Holiday. Kevin said that during Alain’s stay the weather through everything […]

Continue reading... Deadbaits and fly work well for pike anglers in Longford


This post is in: Longford, Pike fishing reports

7 lb. sea trout is first specimen on year on Lough Currane

March 26th, 2015

Liam Ellis

Vincent Appleby has the news from the last week on Lough Currane… 19/3/15 There was some great action on a flat calm Lough Currane, with bright sunshine once the fog lifted this morning. First in the striking zone was English Angler Mr. Barry Lynskey from London, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Kevin Brain of www.kbfishingireland.com who caught a […]

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This post is in: Lough Currane, Salmon fishing reports

Lovely double figure carp opens the season at Rathdaire Lake

March 26th, 2015

carp

Paul Mcloughlin, Irish Angling Development Alliance, reports on the first carp of Spring at Rathadaire Lake… I knew it wouldn’t be long before venue expert Martin McHugh got the first carp of the season from the beautiful secluded Rathadaire Lake on the Kildare/Laois border. And what a fish it was too. A stunningly marked double figure common that […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Rathdaire Lake

Daingean Match Anglers enjoy good fishing on Edenderry’s Lough Aisling

March 26th, 2015

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The Daingean Match Anglers were out on Lough Aisling, enjoying some spring sunshine on Sunday with some nice bags to go with it.   Results  from Lough Aisling, Edenderry Julian Kendrick with 40.13lb Sean Ward 24.11lb Gary Quale 23.00lb Report courtesy of Daingean Match Anglers

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, Edenderry

Great roach and dace fishing reported on the Barrow

March 26th, 2015

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The Portobello Angling Club visited the River Barrow recently and had some great roach and dace fishing… In the 20 years of our club’s existence it’s hard to believe we had never once fished at Graiguenamanagh. It’s a beautiful spot and the local people and angling club do everything they can to make anglers feel very […]

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This post is in: Coarse angling reports, River Barrow

Trout taking fly on Lough Conn despite the cold conditions

March 26th, 2015

Markus Muller, Angling Information Manager reports from the Inland Fisheries Ireland Office in Ballina on trout fishing on Lough Conn. Lough Conn Trout angling commenced in earnest on Lough Conn last week with the Joe Moffatt Memorial Cup, which was held on Sunday 22nd March. Conditions were bright and sunny but a cold northwesterly kept fly […]

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This post is in: Loughs Conn and Cullin, Trout fishing reports

A sunny Sunday on Muckno, but fishing slow

March 26th, 2015

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Go & Catch Feeder Fishing Team held feeder-float fishing competition on Lough Muckno, White Island last Sunday. It was a beautiful sunny day and nineteen anglers were competing for the Trophies. Unfortunately fishing wasn’t  great, but almost everybody caught some fish.   Here are top 5: Rimantas Kondrackas Darius Karaliunas Remigijus Cmukas Arunas Mlicka Robertas […]

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This post is in: Co. Monaghan, Coarse angling reports, Lough Muckno

Two nice salmon kick off the season on Carrowmore Lake in North West Mayo

March 26th, 2015

John Cosgrove, Bangor Erris, with the first Carrowmore salmon of the 2015 fishing season

Markus Muller, Angling Information Manager reports from the Inland Fisheries Ireland Office in Ballina on the salmon fishing at Carrowmore Lake Carrowmore Lake The season kicked off on Carrowmore Lake with two spring salmon last Saturday. Local angler, John Cosgrove, caught the first salmon of the season weighing in at 8 lb. Only a few hours later, […]

Continue reading... Two nice salmon kick off the season on Carrowmore Lake in North West Mayo


This post is in: Carrowmore Lake, Salmon fishing reports