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Monday, May 31, 2010

30/5/10



There was some great action in the salmon department, and first in the striking zone was our Honourable Chairmen of the W.F.D.G. Mr. Michael Roden with a fine 5lbs Grilse caught on the troll, with his Gillie Mr. Junior Scully,. and staying with the Grilse, a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly also caught a 4.5lbs Grilse on the troll, and last but not least and fish of the day goes to Mr. Gerry O’Sullivan, photo above, with a fine 11.5lbs Salmon caught on the troll. And in the Seatrout department there was fine 4lbs Seatrout caught on the fly by local gillie Mr. Michael O'Sullivan.Wind ESE light to calm with light rain all afternoon and evening

Sunday, May 30, 2010

29/5/10

There was some fine action in the Salmon department first thing this morning with Mr. Dan Sugrue of Tralee and Waterville, fishing with his gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, they caught three Salmon ranging from a Grilse in the 4lbs class and a 7lbs Salmon and finished the morning off with a 12 lbs Salmon all caught on the troll, now to the Seatrout department guests fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, caught a fine C&R Seatrout of 4.5lbs on the fly. Wind W then veered NW light and overcast. Now just to let you all know there is a new angling web site up and running and it is http://www.kerryangling.ie/ and tell us what you think of it so far.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

28/5/10

Lough Currane was on the slack side, the only boat that reported any action on the fly, was Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, fishing with his client, who caught a fine Seatrout in the 3 lbs class and lost a cracker of a fish after about 20 minutes, and in the words of Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan and I quote, that’s fishing. Wind S light to fresh with reasonable cloud cover.

Friday, May 28, 2010

27/5/10





All quiet on the Salmon front but the same couldn't be said on the specimen Sea trout front where Mr. Sean Smith from the UK caught a fine 6lbs 2oz Seatrout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea.Wind NW light with reasonable cloud cover, and staying with the Sea trout, last year’s record Seatrout of 12 lbs 5oz caught by Mr. Heinz Strappmen with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, has just been setup and as you see by the picture its first class, what you think of the setup.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

26/5/10

Very little action in the Seatrout department and with a cold NE wind blowing that is not surprising, but the same couldn't be said in the Salmon department where a Father and Son combination from northern Ireland in a hired out boat, caught a Grilse on the troll, which they sportingly put back, then they put their rods out again and caught a fine 8lbs Salmon and finished the day off with 2 Seatrout in the 2lbs class and I can tell you that Mr. James a Philip Burns were two very happy anglers. Wind ENE light this morning, and fresh to strong this afternoon with bright sunshine all day

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

25/5/10

The majority of Anglers had a long face, but the same couldn't be said for Mr John Curnew who caught a fine 7lbs Salmon on the troll fishing on his own and in the Seatrout department a guest caught a fine Seatrout of 3lbs with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy. Wind NE light calm with bright sunshine all day

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

24/5/10

Bright and sunny and all quiet on the Big Lake/Lough Currane in all departments, the same couldn't be said for the upper Lakes and Lough Derriana where Mr Noel Clancy, caught a fine fresh Grilse on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Sion Brain of http://www.kbfishingireland.com/ Wind W then veered S and veered back into the NW light and fresh at times.

Monday, May 24, 2010

23/5/10

In the words of Local Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea , the heat on the lake was awesome, awesome or not, here are today’s facts, staying with Mr. Neil O’Shea, his clients, Michael and Sean Smith caught three Seatrout in the 1.5class and one 1.5lbs Brown Trout on the fly and staying with the fly a Guest caught a Seatrout in the 2lbs class, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan. Wind first thing was SE, then Lough Currane went like a sheet of glass for a while and after lunch it veered into N and veered again into the NW light to fresh at times.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

22/5/10

Bright and sunny and very little action on all fronts even though there were a few small Trout caught on the troll.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

21/5/10

There was fine 2.5lbs Seatrout caught on the fly by Mr. Nigel Henshaw and his good friend Mr. Trevor Dewberry from the UK also caught a fine 2lbs Seatrout, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan and in the Salmon department Mr. Neil O’Shea reported to me that an angler fishing on his own caught a Salmon on the troll and he also reported that there were one or two Trout caught by other anglers. Wind first thing this morning SE then veered S light to fresh. With reasonable cloud cover and very warm, max air temperature 19.7c and talking of temperatures, I was reading on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ our Manger and
commander- in- chief, Mr. Trevor Stafford Esq. is reporting that the temperature in the Commeragh River rose to 14 degrees.

Friday, May 21, 2010

20/5/10


Not a ideal fishing day with a light to calm Southerly wind, overcast this morning, but once the sun broke through, my noble angler was lethargic as my noble Game Fish, News just in,
I say, not that lethargic because there was a fine Seatrout caught on the fly out at the bank of the Church, by that renowned Chef, Mr. Ivor O’Conner, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Sean Brain and staying with the Seatrout, on the evening shift, an angler caught a fine Seatrout in 3lbs class in a hired out boat

Thursday, May 20, 2010

19/5/10

There was a fine 9lbs Salmon caught on the troll by Mr. Dennehy in a hired out boat, in the Seatrout department an angler caught a fine 3lbs 8oz Seatrout on the fly, in a hired out boat. amount of rainfall yesterday was 20.4mm.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

18/5/10

http://www.salmonandseatrout.com/
just one 2.5lbs Seatrout caught by Mr. Bob Wyeld fishing with his Gillie Mr. Niel O'Shea. On the weather from its made a flood but it will be interesting to how much the land takes of our liquid refreshment.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

17/5/10

There was some fine action on Lough Currane this morning and first in the striking zone was Mr. Melvin Wood with a fine Specimen Seatrout of 6lbs 3oz caught on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, also in good form was Mr Arthur White of the UK with a Seatrout of 4lbs caught on the fly, with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, staying with the fly, one of Michael's hired out boats caught a couple of Seatrout in the 2 to 3lbs class, next in the striking zone was a young Mather from Germany who caught a fine 2.5lbs Seatrout on the fly with his gillie Mr. Bob Priestley, and in the C&R department, Mr. Neil O'Shea was telling me that an angler caught a Grilse in the 2 to 3lbs class which he sportingly put back.

Monday, May 17, 2010

16/5/10

Today was bright and sunny with a light Northerly wind, and sadly my Noble Anglers failed miserably in their duties on the day shift.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

15/5/10


There was a fine 8.5lbs specimen Seatrout caught on the fly by a German Angler, Mr. Markus Kase fishing with his Gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, also in good form was Mr. St.Johndundon with a 2.5lbs Seatrout caught on the fly with his gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, next in the striking zone is Mr. Pat O Mahony of Cork who caught a 4lbs Seatrout on the drift and staying in the 4lbs class Mr. Arthur White of the UK caught a fine Seatrout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley, a guest also caught a fine Seatrout in the 4lbs class with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, and last but not least, a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Terrance Wharton also caught a Seatrout in the 3 to 4 lbs class. Wind W then veered SW light to fresh, with reasonable cloud cover.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

14/510


The Walsh brothers from the UK were in good form when they caught a fine Grilse on the fly with their Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby and of http://www.salmonandseatrout.com/ and in the brown trout department their good friends from Spain caught two fine Brown trout in the 3lbs class and five more in the 1lbs class, now to the Seatrout department, catch of the day goes to a guest, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan with two fine Seatrout in the 4 to 5lbs class.

Friday, May 14, 2010

13/45/10


There was a fine 4.5lbs Seatrout caught on the fly by Mr. Phil Johnson fishing with his gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy and staying in the fly department, C&R of the day goes to Mr. roger Baker with a fine Specimen Seatrout of 6.75lbs caught on a Claret bumble.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

12/5/10


Even though the wind was ENE and variable that didn’t Stop Mr. Dave Ecclestone of the UK procuring two fine Seatrout, one just under 6lbs and his second Seatrout of the day was in the 4lbs class, and just for the record both Seatrout were caught on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan and staying in the Seatrout department, they say you can’t keep a good artist down, and today was perfect example of that, when Mr Harry Freeney caught a fine Seatrout of 3.5lbs on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, last but not least, Mr. Phil Cronin caught a fine Seatrout in the 4lbs class.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

11/5/10


There was some reasonable action in the Seatrout department, first in the striking zone with a 5lbs Seatrout, caught on the fly, was that renowned artist from Co mayo Mr. Harry Freeney fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, but Seatrout of the day goes to Mr. Dave Ecclestone of UK who caught a specimen Seatrout on the fly and finished the day off with a Seatrout of 3lbs 5oz and staying with the Seatrout, in the trolling department Mr John Baller of the UK fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ caught a Seatrout of 2.lbs. With his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

10/5/10

One 8lbs Salmon caught on the troll, by Mr. John Nolan, fishing with his gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, and in the Seatrout department A guest in a hired out boat, caught a fine 3lbs Seatrout. Wind NNE light to fresh with reasonable cloud cover.

Monday, May 10, 2010

9/5/10




There was some great action on Ireland's Premier Seatrout Lake today, yes you have it, the record Seatrout was broken to day, when a 12lbs 13.57oz Seatrout was caught on the troll out at the Black Rocks on a Perch Rapala, by Mr. Liam Ellis of Cork, and if want to know what the old record was, go to http://www.irish-trophy-fish.com/ and download my Noble Seatrout, and in the Salmon department, Mr. Baller of the UK and fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ caught a fine Salmon on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea

Sunday, May 9, 2010

8/5/10

There was a 9lbs Salmon caught on the troll by Mr. Dan Sugrue of Tralee, with his gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

7/5/10


There was some good action at the Ledge in the Mouth of the Commeragh with Mr. Dave Ecclestone of the UK catching two fine Salmon on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, and in the trolling department Mr. Denis McCarthy and Mr. Keith Elany of Cork, caught two fine Brown Trout in the 3lbs class and a fine Seatrout around 1.5lbs and 10 smaller trout which I might add were all carefully put back to fight another day.

Friday, May 7, 2010

6/5/10




All quiet on the SW front on lough Currane. This evening Dr. Willie Roche of http://www.cfb.ie/ gave a presentation on the Celtic Seatrout, at the Waterville Inn which I might add was very educational and to learn more go to http://www.celticseatrout.com/ and just for the record from right to left, Fishery Manger Mr. Trevor Stafford, Dr. Willie Roche, Mr. Neil O'Shea, Mr. Kevin O'Sullivan.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

4/5/10

The same results as yesterday in all departments, but not that quiet because late news just in 24 hours late, but better late than never. Mr. Heinz Strappmen of Germany caught a fine Grilse on the troll.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Sunday, May 2, 2010

1/5/10

The Bank holiday weekend got off to a good start, with two Salmon caught, first in my striking zone is Mr. Gerry O’Connor, who caught a fine 9lbs Salmon on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, also in good form was Gerry O’Sullivan who also caught a 9lbs Salmon on the troll, and in the Seatrout department Mr. Tony O’Sullivan caught a 4lbs Seatrout.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

30/4/10

One Salmon caught by Mr. Gerry O'Connor fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O'Shea.