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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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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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Liffey at its best!

So far this season i have had some wonderful fishing on the river Liffey. This weekend however produced my best days fishing on the Liffey in a long time. On Saturday evening i got a few hours in from seven thirty up until nine o’clock. There were a few Olive Uprights still hatching when i first […]

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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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