Declan Gibbons reports on an improvement on Corrib over the last few days: Larry McCarthy of Corrib View Lodge www.corribangling.com says angling was much improved over the last week with late mayfly hatching producing good sport. Early morning Caenis fishing has been busy with some good catches. UK angler Ben Watson fished for 4 […]
Category: Catch reports
Last week, well-travelled Swedish fly angler, Leif Stävmo, was fishing the River Suir. Leif really knows his fishing and made the most of his time on the River Suir and its tributaries. Fishing mostly streamers he caught some of the river’s best fish and managed to impress his Irish hosts from Clonanav Fly Fishing. […]
Water levels are dropping nicely on the River Boyne and a few salmon are still travelling through to Navan and beyond. April produced around 15 to 20 salmon with the best fish reported to be circa 20lbs. Fish of 18lbs and 16lbs were also recorded and fly, spinner and shrimp all produced fish. Now into […]
Michael Flanagan reports from the Midlands: We featured some fantastic characters in recent years in Angling Focus and Bob Bettinson is up there with the best. Bob and his wife Shirley were staying in the splendid Bloomfield House Hotel on the shore on Ennell and Bob was over to judge the National Alpaca Show in […]
The lads from Boyne Valley Fishing Guides were in contact with IFI recently to let them know that they have been doing a bit of fishing recently on Lough Sheelin. They report that fishing has been tough over the last while, but there were small windows of opportunity on some of the days. […]
Kevin Lyons reports from the Melview Lodge: Friends John and James from Kilkenny are no strangers to Melview Fishing Lodge visiting three or four times a year for both pike and coarse fishing. With the pickup in the weather it was decided that the fly could be the better option. This decision was the right […]
Lough Beltra has seen a couple of springers landed this last week. Rocky Moran got the ball rolling when he landed a lovely fish at the Dock on 25 March. This was followed by another fine salmon the following day caught by Eddie Manthorpe. Eddie got his fish at the Buoy. Go fishing… […]
February 1st is Opening Day on a number of salmon rivers around the country, and anglers have been wetting a line on several fisheries in glorious sunshine, despite the cold.
The first salmon of 2019 has been caught and released on the Lackagh River in Co. Donegal according to Inland Fisheries Ireland. Michael McCann of Templeard, Derry landed the first salmon in the Garden Pool on the Lackagh River at 9.25am yesterday, Tuesday 1st of January.
Declan Gibbons reports on another good week on Corrib, with great conditions providing really good late season sport. In the Cornamona area Tom Doc Sullivan, http://www.tomdoc.com, reports of the following anglers enjoying good angling on Lough Corrib: Jason Riordan from Waterford and Dave Burke from Cork fished for three days and had great sport boating […]