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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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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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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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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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On the 22nd of June this year i went down to fish on the River Greese near Levitstown in County Kildare. On arrival, i found the river unfishable due to it being highly coloured over with silt. This being a very unusual occurance on the Greese, i had to investigate the source of  it. I followed the […]

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Last Sunday I headed down to fish the river Greese in Ballitore Co. Kildare. The Greese (Griese) is a small fast flowing river with plenty of deep pools. Any time that I fished it before, the water was always gin clear with lots of aquatic plants which are good for insect life. Sunday was no exception. It was as clear as  the  chalk […]

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