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Category Archive for 'Flyfishing'

We are nearly a month into the new fishing season and as yet I only have managed to get out on the Liffey on two occasions. The reason behind my lack of outings is the constant flooding of the river by water being released from the dam at Golden Falls. I now have to try […]

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It has been quite a while since i have written any new articles to update the blog. Before i start to look forward to the twenty thirteen season, i first would like to reflect on the past season of twenty twelve. At the start of last season i had made many plans about my fishing […]

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Ever since i was a young lad i have been hearing about and from anglers who fish for Twaite Shad at Saint Mullins in Carlow. Over the years i have thought many times of heading down to Saint Mullins and having a go at fishing for the Shad. Each year has come and gone since […]

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With the end of the season fast approaching i managed to get out for a few hours on the River Liffey (upper). I had been quite some time since i had fished on this particular stretch of the river so i was glad of this opportunity to wet a line on it. I had been […]

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Recently i had the pleasure of fishing on the River Suir at Holycross in Tipperary. I have fished in many places along the River Suir but this was my first time to fish on it at Holycross. I arrived down in Holycross just after ten thirty Sunday morning and my plan was to fish on […]

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Over the past week i managed to get out fishing on most evenings. This is the first week of the season that the weather was kind enough to bring on some great evening rises. Up until then the air temperature was well down on previous years. The stretch of water i chose to fish on […]

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River Slaney

Last Saturday i had an outing to the River Slaney in County Wicklow. It was my first outing so far this season to the Slaney. I got to my chosen place about eleven thirty only to find the river was running very low and gin clear. It was a bright sunny day with little or no […]

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Every now and then, you hear about some of the hidden gems of Ireland and this weekend i came across one of these. Curragh Springs Fishery is this gem which lies hidden away among the rolling plains of the Curragh in County Kildare. It is a natural spring fed lake of about five acres with gin clear water. It was first […]

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Recently i managed to get out for a couple of outings before the season closed. One of these outings was up to the Kings river. I had arranged to meet up with an angler who contacted me through this site. I got up to the river about noon and had a look about to check on […]

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There is one river i have been meaning to fish on since the begining of this season which is the river Slaney. Each time i have tried to fish it this season some problem or other would crop up, be it the river being too low, being in flood or i was due to fish with […]

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