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Daily Archives: February 19, 2020

Stewart, 60, brings home gold and breaks UK record in fly casting competition – Stoke-on

A 60-year-old fishing enthusiast has broken a UK record – and is now off to the global championships. Stewart Ross, from Trentham, took up fly casting last year after watching the 2018 World Championships in Cumbria. The Douglas Macmillan worker has been a salmon fisher for 30 years, but decided to try the different techniques. Now he has gone on …

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Angling Notes: Lough Sheelin did not disappoint on St Patrick’s weekend

For many trout anglers, St Patrick’s weekend heralds the start of their angling season. And where better to get started than on the water of Lough Sheelin. Such was the case last Monday as 40-odd anglers set out from Kilnahard Pier to take part in the Kilroy Cup competition. Conditions were almost perfect with a light breeze and overcast skies …

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