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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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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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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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I have just come back from having a short break in Ballyvaughan Co. Clare. I went over with good intentions of fishing some of the rivers and lakes while i was there, but unfortunately the awful weather that we had, played havoc with my plans. I arrived over there on Good Friday which was a […]

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Work is a four lettered word to this angler, which at the moment is interfering with my fishing trips. So much so that i have only managed two angling trips since the season opened on the first of March. Now with the clocks having moved forward last weekend, i should hopefully be able to get […]

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Fluorocarbon and Flytying

Over the last number of years in the course of my flytying experience, i have experimented with a lot of different types of materials. I have had mixed results with these materials ranging from success to complete failure. One such material that i have had success with and is well known to the angler is  Fluorocarbon. It has many […]

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Lockstown Bridge   Last Sunday i eventually got back to fish the Kings River at Lockstown in County Wicklow. It had been several weeks now since i was over that way, but i never wet a line then due to heavy rain the previous day, which left the river in flood. Anyhow, this time i […]

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