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Dredging – Drainage

Dredging/land drainage is it a solution or the problem? As were are all aware these days of the huge problem of flooding along our river basins. We search for an answer to this huge problem and we hear of many different solutions to it. One of the solutions that is on many a lip is […]

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A lot of water has passed under many bridges since I last fished on the Rye Water in Leixlip. It is a small fast flowing river about twenty one Kilometres in length. Along with many other rivers  it too suffered at the hands of the OPW and its dreadful arterial drainage scheme in the last […]

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Early March, river Liffey

Last weekend I managed to get out for the first time this season on the river Liffey. I was lucky enough to get a few hours on the river in between floods. Timing the floods reminded me of all the times I used to time the tides when I sea fishing. As the dam was […]

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2013 Season in pictures

Happy new year to all! I would also like to say thank you to all those who supported the site by purchasing the hand tied flies that are available through the site, your support is very much appreciated. At the moment I am setting up a new page for the site it will be in […]

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My first introduction to Salt Water Fly Fishing  (SWFF) happened last weekend when I met up with a good friend of mine who took me to one of his favourite marks. I have often remarked before on here about local knowledge being key to success when fishing on fresh water, the same is true when […]

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At the weekend i made my way down to the river Suir at Holycross in County Tipperary. This was my first outing to the river Suir for this season. The week leading up to the outing was again a cold dry one with the dreaded East wind still with us. While travelling down the M8 […]

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2011 Season in Pictures

[tylr-slidr userID="21879932@N02" groupID=""]http://www.flickr.com//photos/irishflyfisher/sets/72157628735518519/show/[/tylr-slidr] Happy new year and tight lines to all.

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In Memory of my Father

  In loving memory of my dear father Michael Stenson, who passed away on May 19th 2011, two days before his 88th birthday. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace Dad.          

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With the 2011 fishing season nearly upon us, i went for a walk down to my local fishery on the River Liffey at Kilcullen. Being only a stones throw from my house, this part of the river Liffey is a favourite one of mine. The local angling club Kilcullen Trout and Salmon Anglers Association control […]

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Happy New Year

[tylr-slidr userID="21879932@N02" groupID=""]http://www.flickr.com/photos/irishflyfisher/sets/72157625510772787/show/[/tylr-slidr] Happy new year and tight lines for 2011. wgsten.

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