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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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10 pictures from the scene as divers brought in as search continues for man missing in Staffordshire river – Stoke-on

Divers have been brought in to help with the search for a fisherman who went missing while on a riverbank in Staffordshire. Angler Roger Wheat was last seen fishing near Ellastone bridge   on the River Dove yesterday (January 7). A rescue operation was mounted at 2pm before being called off late in the evening. Now an underwater and specialist …

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Angling Notes: A Hardy tome for lovers of fly-tying

The recent Irish Fly Fair in Galway saw the launch of the latest encyclopaedic work on classic salmon flies by Waterville angling historian, Martin Lanigan-O’Keeffe. The historian, whose previous book catalogued all of the salmon flies produced by Farlows, has now turned to the most famous fishing tackle firm of them all, Hardy Brothers of Alnwick. Hardy’s Salmon Flies is …

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Almost like the reel thing: virtual fishing at the ploughing championships

Visitors to this week’s National Ploughing Championships will be able to catch their first fish, as Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) returns with its interactive angling simulator suitable for novices as well as avid anglers. The simulator will be located within the Government of Ireland Village marquee no 454 at the three-day event, which takes place in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co Carlow, …

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Angling Notes: Loughanure lives up to ladies’ expectations

Members of the Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association travelled to Loughanure Lake, Annagry, Co Donegal earlier this month for the third trial to select the 2020 team to represent Ireland at the home international championships next May at Lake of Menteith, Scotland. The trial was hosted by the Loughanure Anglers’ Club who provided top class hospitality and the fishing itself was …

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Gwent fishing round-up

BIGWELL: With crystal clear water and big fish cruising, Llwyd Williamson couldn’t wait to get a fly in the water. The fishing wasn’t easy, but the Black Mamba Stalker saw him catching on the Gin Pool with a Salmon Egg, with Pseudo Montana catching on the Middle Lodge Pool. Nice to see Ron Baker from Buckingham back with us after …

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