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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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On Sunday last i spent a few hours fishing on the river Liffey near Kilcullen. I had planned to fish on the Saturday but the weather turned out bad with heay rain mixed with hail along with thunder and lightening. I would not recommend fishing during a lightening storm especially when you are waving a […]

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Over the weekend i had the pleasure of fishing on the Kings River in the Wicklow mountains. It was a fabulous spring day with bright sunshine and a slight breeze blowing. I was looking forward to fishing on the Kings river since the season opened. I like to fish it early in the season while […]

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I had my second outing of this season to the river Liffey on Sunday. During the previous week i had heard reports of good fishing being had on Kilcullen Angler’s stretch of the river so i decided to check it out for myself. I got to the river just after midday and i had planned […]

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I had been looking forward to my first outing to fish on the river Liffey for quite some time and had planned to get out on it last Saturday. I  got up early Saturday morning and gathered all my fishing gear together for the planned outing. While i was packing the gear into the car […]

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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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I have not had a day out fishing since mid November due to the heavy snow fall and sub zero temperatures which made driving conditions very hazardous. The prolonged freezing spell led to the icing over of some of the stocked fisheries. On the last day of the year i headed over to fish on the […]

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It has been over six years since i last fished on Anamoe Fishery in Co. Wicklow, so last weekend i decided to head over the Wicklow Gap and down to Anamoe to see how the fishery is doing. The weather forecast for the  day was for some sunshine and slack winds in the early part of the day […]

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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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My first outing since the wild trout fishing season closed was to fish for Rainbow Trout on Lough Aishling near Edenderry in Co. Offaly. I heard about Lough Aishling from other angler’s earlier this year and i had  pencilled it in on my ‘to fish’ list since then. All the reports i heard were good so i […]

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