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Dublin Angling Initiative casts a prolonged line for immature anglers

The Dublin Angling Initiative (DAI) is job on girl clubs, village groups and schools in a Greater Dublin area to take partial in a fishing programme that aims to promote, rise and urge angling among immature people.

In further to unsentimental fishing exercises, fishing presentations and tours yield an discernment into fish, their habitat, charge measures and preparation per internal fishing areas.

The beginning has meant thousands of immature people have participated over a past 20 years, ensuing in a investiture of many new fishing clubs.

“There is still some accessibility for August, Sep and October. We would like to entice any meddlesome groups to get in reason but check as places are limited,” pronounced Brian Beckett of Inland Fisheries Ireland.

Contact DAI Co-Ordinator, Rory Keatinge during or 087-614 2906.

*Has drought busted your freshwater fishing? Thinking of drum fishing and wondering how we can urge your catches. Then maybe a one-day march along Waterford’s iconic Cooper Coast is only what you’ve been looking for!

Madcaps’ Barry Brill Snr Memorial Match.
Dessie McEntee from Cavan with a 3lb Sheelin trout.

On Sunday, 9th September, Prof Ken Whelan and Jason O’Riordan will reason such a march in Dungarvan to explain and denote seabass biology, tackle selection, lures, saltwater fly fishing tactics, techniques and fish location. To book, contact:; +353 86 783 5900. Fee: €85 (places limited).

Last Sunday 21 Midlands Pike and Coarse Anglers (Madcaps) incited out for a Barry Brill Memorial compare on a stream Shannon during Athlone. Fishing was glorious with a organisation aggregation 75kg of fish on a accumulation of methods from a Big Meadow compare stretch. Honours on a day went to Arthur Judge with 11kg. John Keogh and Karl Unwin came in second and third. Section prizes went to Trevor Wykes, Barry Brill and Adrian Biggs. The Madcaps sports bar is shaped in a fun sourroundings and is designated an angling for girl growth hub. The bar is concerned in a offer for metamorphosis of a Athlone Canal for outside distraction users.

*The bank holiday weekend brought anglers from England, Scotland and Ireland to contest in a annual Clones Angling Festival. Matches were hold over 4 days in varying continue conditions during Annaghmakerrig, Bairds Shore, Bream Rock and Mullinary. Each angler had a event to fish any venue.

Irish general Tommy Dowd from Virginia, Co Cavan, took tip honours with 45.5kg. The final day was noted by a fish-off between Irish general Tommy Dowd and Cathal Hughes.

The latter’s day-three opening on Annaghmekerrig had him start day 4 with a 4kg lead. But a good opening on Bream Rock for 9.2kg was not adequate for Dowd’s 14.65kg and a tip altogether weight of 45.5kg during Mullanary.

Chartreuse Cascade, a good settlement for uninformed run salmon. Tied by Jimmy Tyrrell (

Consistency led to Bas Smith finishing third, followed by Neil Mazurek and Rory O’Neil in fifth. Festival newcomer, England International Steve Hemingray, only missed out on a tip five.

Clones anglers would like to appreciate those who took part, a landowners for entrance to a venues, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Creighton Hotel Clones for their liberality throughout.

Hemingray won a new Belturbet Festival with 41.430kg. The four-day compare during Rockfield, Connolly’s Shore during Garadice, Eonish Shore on Lough Oughter and Town Lake during Killeshandra had a reduction of internal and abroad anglers contest for a tip esteem of €800 and clear trophy. Cash prizes were also awarded for a tip 3 anglers including Tubertini reels.

The five-day autumn festival will take place on Monday 3rd to Friday 7th, September. To enter, hit Paul Lee during 087-985 6602.

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