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There has been plenty of sunshine so far this August and it makes for some challenging fishing on the Liffey. The water is running low and clear and at this time of the season the trout are not inclined to rise freely to the fly. I have had several outings to the river over the past […]

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Over the past weekend i managed to get out to fish in the upper river Liffey. It was my first outing on the upper Liffey this season. The river had been in a very low state due to the spell of dry weather that we had during the first few months of summer. The recent […]

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Over the past week i spent a few afternoons fishing on the river Liffey. I had been spending most of my fishing time fishing late on into the night so it was a welcome change to get out for some afternoon fishing. The day i chose for my first outing was not typically a day […]

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We have now reached mid summer and the river Liffey is still continuing to produce some good fishing. Over the past week i was out fishing on the liffey on most evenings. Usually i get down to the river early enough to have a good look around to see what fly life is about. Looking […]

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Last weekend i was invited to fish on the upper Avonmore River. On arrival at the designated place i was greeted by some amazingly beautiful scenery. Set in the Wicklow Hills, the river was in great condition flowing with a slight amber tint. The day was bright and clear, not typically a good day for the angler i thought. Looking around […]

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My fishing outings in the past week have been of mixed fortunes with some good days and some not so good. The best of the daytime fishing  i had, was while i was dry fly fishing a Black Gnat pattern. There are still some large numbers of Black Gnats about and many trout are still feeding on them. […]

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During the past week i have been checking out some of the other rivers that are close to me. The first 0ne i looked at was the Kings river. At the moment, it is extremely low with a very small flow. On looking around i saw just a few Stoneflies (Small Brown) on the bankside vegetation. […]

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All of the fine weather we are having this month has brought about some good fishing on the River Liffey. In the past week i have been out on several of these fine evenings with some good results. On one evening i had good fishing to a fall of Yellow spinners. I was fishing a […]

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At the weekend i had planned to get down to the river Liffey to check it out as i had heard that Iron Blue Duns were hatching. The fishing is usually good when the Blue Duns are on the water. On my arrival at the river i was disappointed to see that it was in full flood. […]

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Over the bank holiday weekend i had two outings to fish the river Liffey. It is fishing well at the moment with Large Dark Olives continuing to hatch. The fish are eagerly feeding on the olives giving some great fishing to the dry fly during the hatches. My first outing was on Saturday afternoon. I […]

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