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The Lough Ree International Pike Festival and World Cup returns for it's seventh year and will take place on the 20th, 21st and 22nd April 2016 and we are now open for applications. The festival has grown into one of Europes best and largest Pike festivals in a relatively short period of time and both last year and the previous year the festival was completely booked out months in advance such is it's popularity and no doubt this year will be the very same.…Continue
Added by Eamon Cunningham on October 14, 2015 at 9:34pm — No Comments
August is off and running with 6 fish in the book so far!
River levels are dropping back nicely after our recent rise in water levels. Clarity is at 2.5ft+ and improving. This is just what is needed plenty of fresh water to keep fish on the move.
July was a great month on the fishery with plenty of action being had. Glenmore is fishing very well after the work carried out last season. Bishops and Ellis beat also doing well. Castle beat is top…Continue
Added by Fortwilliam Fishing Lismore on August 5, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments
Fishing Reports 29 07 2015
Fishing is still going well for us with 4 fish landed today
Brian Howard from Dublin landed 2 grilse of 4Ibs each on fly off the Glenmore beat and all released safely
Derek McGiveran landed a 4Ib grilse off the Castle beat.
Eric Berg from the USA landed and released a small grilse off Glenmore and lost a cracking fish in the Abbey pool well in the double…Continue
Added by Fortwilliam Fishing Lismore on July 30, 2015 at 1:33pm — No Comments
The Lough Ree international Pike Festival returns for its sixth year and will take place from the 15th – 17th of April 2015. The festival is, as in previous years, limited to 80 boats and as we turned away 16 boats last year it is advisable to get your entry in early!!
The pike festival is unique in that prizes are awarded based on the length of the pike rather than the weight and anglers are given a measuring board on which they must place their catch, photograph it, return the fish to…
Added by Eamon Cunningham on April 12, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments
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Added by Green Island Lodge on April 9, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments
As we have now reached the 80 boat mark no more entries will be accepted for this years festival
Added by Eamon Cunningham on April 1, 2014 at 7:36pm — No Comments
I plan on coming over to visit my cousin in Leitrim (near Glenfarne) in mid July. I have fished the Drumcliff for sea trout and the Drowes for salmon in the past. Does anyone have any other good options in the Northwest?
Added by Jim Ullrich on March 17, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments
Accommodation for the Lough Ree International Pike Festival 2014
Coosan Cottage Eco Guesthouse
Tommy O’Neill, owner of the dream ten bedroom eco guest house in Coosan, has used considerable imagination in designing this unique building close to the lake. Surrounded by beautiful countryside yet only 3 minutes drive from the town centre,…
Added by Eamon Cunningham on January 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Lough Ree International Pike Festival 2014
The Lough Ree international Pike Festival returns for its fifth year and will take place from the 9th – 11th of April this year, we are now taking entries and the forms can be downloaded at http://www.activeirishangling.com or on http://www.athlone.ie . The competition has been sponsored by Failte Ireland for the last four…
Added by Eamon Cunningham on January 7, 2014 at 9:57am — No Comments
Hi Lads, just to let everyone know the Lough Ree International Pike Festival will take place from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th April 2014 and we should be in a position to start taking applications from the begining of January.
This is a week earlier than normal and that is down to the way Easter falls next year.
There are no changes to the rules and regulations so the same rules
and regulations as last year will apply, however this is kept under constant review and should the…
Added by Eamon Cunningham on December 8, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments
I am looking to hire a boat for a day trip for 15 lads all beginners Sea fishing, so we need to hire all the gear. Looking to go out of some where in Wexford . Is there 1 boat big enough to take us all on the same trip .Any help please.
Added by JAMES KEARNEY on September 30, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
3 -12ft 2.75 TC. Greys prodigy plus fully duplon rods with Jaxon HRFX 7000 REELS big pit Baitrunners loaded with 15lb line.
1- Chub Outkast 12ft marker rod and Jaxon 7500 ROXAN REEL LOADED 18LB Gardiner line
1- CHUB OUTKAST 12FT MARKER ROD AND Jaxon 7500 Roxan reel fully loaded with braid
. Plus 1 - 12ft Greys prodigy plus f/d 2.75tc. rod only still in sleeve with tag never used.
plus 1 - chub 5 rod holdall .bag.
all this gear is almost new used 6 or 7 times from…
Added by JAMES KEARNEY on September 29, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments
I fished bray and greystones over the last couple of weekends not even a nibble. the coast fishing is going from bad to worse. i think living in dublin you realy have to travel a good distance for a days fishing.if any one knows any good fishing spots near dublin please let me know.
Added by eddie ward on June 15, 2013 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Lough Ree International Pike Festival Day 1 Results - Wednesday
1st, 107cm Maurice McCaffrey, Sligo - €1000
2nd, 106cm Joerns Heidtke, Germany - €800
3rd, 104.5cm Joe McEntegart, Longford - €700
4th, 103cm Liam Grimes, Clare - €600
5th, 96cm Tony McGuire, Northern Ireland - €500
6th, 91cm Mark Hughes, Sligo - €400
7th, 90cm Malvidas, Lithuania - €300
8th, 89cm James Flynn, United Kingdom - €200
Jnt 9th, 87 cm John Fitzmaurice, Kerry -…
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