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There has been plenty of sunshine so far this August and it makes for some challenging fishing on the Liffey. The water is running low and clear and at this time of the season the trout are not inclined to rise freely to the fly. I have had several outings to the river over the past […]

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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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During the past week i have been checking out some of the other rivers that are close to me. The first 0ne i looked at was the Kings river. At the moment, it is extremely low with a very small flow. On looking around i saw just a few Stoneflies (Small Brown) on the bankside vegetation. […]

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All of the fine weather we are having this month has brought about some good fishing on the River Liffey. In the past week i have been out on several of these fine evenings with some good results. On one evening i had good fishing to a fall of Yellow spinners. I was fishing a […]

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Over the past weekend i had two fishing outings to the River Liffey. My first outing was on Saturday evening. I was fishing from half past four up until seven o’clock. The weather all week long had been warm sunny and dry with temperatures well up to normal for April. Saturday itself was another bright sunny day […]

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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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