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I had been looking forward to the start of the new season all winter so it was with great enthusiasm I set off for the river this morning. The weather forecast for the day was not good, strong winds with heavy showers of sleet and snow. I got to my chosen stretch early to try […]

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River Dodder

These days most of my fishing has been done on the wonderful little river Dodder. I have the opportunity to stay over night in Dublin, this gives me the time to fish the evening rises. Before I go into the detail of my outings I must say that fishing on the Dodder evokes many happy […]

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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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Back on the Liffey.

The season has now opened on the Liffey and i had my first outing on the river since last year. It seem such a long time since i last was out on the river Liffey. Last season turned out to be a washout with all the rain that fell. This made for very little fishing […]

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It’s not often that i get to fish on two rivers in the one outing so on hearing about an opportunity to fish on the river’s Suir and Tar at Kilmaneen, i was glad to accept it. Kilmaneen Farmhouse Accommodation is a four star family run bed and breakfast along with self catering cottage. Run […]

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I spent my first two days of the season fishing on the wonderful River Liffey in Co. Kildare.  I had been looking forward to getting out for some fishing for some time now so when the weekend arrived i was all set to go. The first day i spent in the excellent company of Ashley Hayden, […]

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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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I had not been out fishing for some time so over the past weekend i had a outing to my local club waters  the river Liffey at Kilcullen in Co. Kildare. It was one of the better days with bright sunshine, some cloud cover and a gentle breeze blowing in my favour upstream. On my […]

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Over the weekend i was down fishing on the river Suir near Ballymacarbry in Co. Waterford. The river Suir is Ireland’s second longest river, one hundred and fourteen miles long. It is a Limestone river with clear water and it is an excellent river for fly fishing. It is gravel based which makes for some […]

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I have just returned from a fishing holiday in the West of Ireland. I was staying in Oughterard  Co. Galway which is located on the shores of Lough Corrib. The house that i staying in was set on the banks of the Owenriff river and it also had some wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. […]

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