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The dreadful weather that we have been having throughout this open season had all too often put an end to my plans of river fishing. My local river the Liffey is being flooded on a regular basis with water released by the dam at Golden Falls, leaving me having to go elsewhere to get some […]

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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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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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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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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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I first heard of Rathcon Fishery about seven years ago, and with the recommendation of a friend, i got my first chance to fish there a few years ago, and i have continued to fish there on a regular basis ever since. I have been fishing at Rathcon fairly regularly over the past couple of […]

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