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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

30/6/10

Rain drops keep falling, and its about time Lough Currane had some liquid refreshment, and in the words of Mr. Terence Wharton Jnr, the Commeragh is slowly on the rise, and just for the record Mr. Bob priestly was also telling me this evening, that his jam jar had ¾ of a inch of rainfall and still rising. Now to today’s facts as given to me by my Noble anglers, first in the striking zone, a guest fishing with Mr. Neil O’Shea caught one junior, staying in the junior class, Guests fishing with Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, caught four Junior’s, now I head for the Commeragh, where there was some fine action, Mr. Terence Wharton Jnr, caught 3 Sea Trout all in the 2lbs class, and in his words, all on the fly, and all in the Mouth, and a Guest fishing with Mr. Terence Wharton Snr, caught a 6lbs specimen Sea trout, also caught on the fly, in the Mouth of the Commeragh. In the trolling department, Mr. Bob Priestly caught two Juniors, and last but not least, Mr David Wallace and Mr. Tim O’loughlin caught four sea trout from the Junior class up to 1,5lbs fishing with their gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, and just for the record there were quite a few boats out, and some anglers haven’t recorded their catches, thats if they caught anything . Wind S fresh to strong, and strong enough that some boats left the Lake by lunchtime. Sea Trout on the run, Mr. Frank Donnelly was telling me that last night there was a great run of Sea Trout going through Waterville Bridge, and Frank was also saying, it’s the best they have seen in years, so that is great news.

29/6/10

Lough Currane was on the slack side, but at least some anglers did see a bit of action, first in the striking zone was Mr. Cooper with 3 Sea trout fishing with his Gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, and staying in the Seatrout department Mr. Brendan O’Gorman caught a 1.5lbs sea trout with his gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, and in the trolling department Mr. Bob Priestly reported to me that he caught two juniors. Wind West light to calm this morning, light to fresh for the rest of the day, and there was reasonable cloud cover.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

28/6/10

Update, Mr. Martin Lanigan O'Keefe caught a fine 8lbs salmon on the fly on the evening shift.with his gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy
Mr. Judge Jean- Baptiste fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ caught a fresh 5lbs Grilse on the fly, and finished the day off with 3 Sea Trout with his Gillie Mr.Terence Wharton

Sunday, June 27, 2010

27/6/10

The World Cup, got German Angler’s Mr. Ralf Weder and his is good friend Mr.Achin Heun, up early to go fishing, and I can tell you it wasn’t long before they were celebrating, because they caught a 5lbs Grilse on the troll, with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, and they finished the day off by giving England a good thrashing in the world Cup, so congratulations in both departments, staying in the Grilse department, Mr. Michael O’Dwyer, caught a Grilse on the early shift. In the Sea Trout department, there were few boats out, but no reports of any real rod benders, and if there were, those anglers failed miserably in their duties in reporting their catches? News just in Mr. Judge Jean-Baptiste fishing with his Gille Mr. Terence Whartom, caught two Sea Trout,on the fly, ranging from 2lbs to 1.5lbs.

26/6/10

Lough Currane saw some good action today, and I begin in the Fly department, Mr. Judge Jean-Baptiste of France, fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ caught a fine 6lbs Salmon off the Holly island, with his gillie Mr. Terence Wharton, now to the trolling department, Mr. Ralf Weder of Germany, fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ caught a 6lbs Grilse, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, the A team were at it again, yes you have it Mr. Dan Sugrue of Tralee and Waterville, caught a fine Grilse on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, now we head for the Sea Trout department, Mr. Michael Henry of France, fishing out of http://www.butlerarms.com/ again caught two Sea Trout in the 2 to 3lbs class, both were caught on the fly, with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, and last but not least, Mr. Patsy Quilligan caught two Seatrout on the fly, both fish were just under the 2lbs. Wind SSW fresh to strong and overcast, with the odd heavy shower.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

25/6/10




update, more fish caught read on.
Yesterday may have been slack, but at least some boats did see a bit of action today, I start in the trolling department, and first in the striking zone, with a 5lbs grilse were clients, Bob and his Son Mark, from Maine USA, they were fishing with their Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, in the fly department, the Swiss flag was flying high for Mr. Walter Ruche, when he caught a fine 5lbs Grilse on the fly, in the Commeragh, and finished the day off with a 1.5lbs Sea Trout on the troll, Walter was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, I asked frank, what was his tip of the day, he replied, don’t leave a good fishing spot, all I can say is, some tip. Now to the Sea Trout department, Mr. Michael Henry of France caught two fine Sea Trout on the fly, ranging from 2 to 3lbs, Michael was fishing with his gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan,
Mr. Ralf Weder from Germany, caught a 1.5lbs Sea Trout, with his Gillie, Mr. neil o'Shea, now to Mr. patsy Quilligan's fish Market, I say this because he caught 12 juniors, six on the fly and six on the troll, and on the evening shift an angler fishing in a hired out boat, caught five Sea trout up to 1.5lbs.Wind SW light to fresh and overcast with light rain coming in late this afternoon.

Friday, June 25, 2010

24/6/10

In the words of Mr. Jim Sayers, it was hard work out there, and it was hot, it was a pity the same couldn't be said for the fishing, even though there was a 2lbs Sea Trout caught by a guest fishing with his gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, also a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Terence Wharton lost a salmon on the troll, and that was Lough Currane’s ration on the day shift. roll on evening shift. Wind SW then veered SSW light to fresh with bright sunshine all day.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

23/6/10


Update, On the evening Shift,
Mr. Ivor O’Connor of Ballinskelligs caught two fine Seatrout on the drift with his Gillie Mr. Sion Brain and staying with the night shift,
Mr. Padraic Coughlian from Tralee fishing with his good friend Mr. Phil Horan, caught a fine Sea Trout of 2.5lbs on a sparsely tied Watson. Now to the day shift,
all today’s headlines go the fly department, and I will begin with the early shift, Mr Dona Mc McCarthy, of the USA and Waterville, caught two sea trout in the 2lbs class, Dona was fishing with his gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, and in the late morning Dona resigned his fishing seat to Bill, and it wasn’t long before he caught himself four Seatrout, ranging from the Junior class up to 2lbs class, now to the south side, in Copal, Mr. Walter Ruche caught a 5lbs Grilse and finished the day off with two fine Sea Trout in the 2lbs Class, Walter was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, now we head for the drifting department, Mr. Frank Donnelly, also reported to me, that one of his hired out boats caught two Sea trout in the 2lbs class, and last but not least Mr. Terence Wharton Jnr was telling me that an Angler fishing on his own caught a fine fish, but he didn’t know if it was a Sea Trout or a Salmon.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

22/6/10




There was some fine action on Lough Currane today, I will start with the early shift, where the Prince was in good form, when he caught a fine Grilse and two Sea Trout, both in the 2lbs class, all caught on the fly, with his gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, staying with the Grilse, in the trolling department, Mr. John Butler and his Father, from Kenmare, fishing with their gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby and of http://www.salmonandseatrout.com/ caught a fine Grilse and a sea trout all in the 2lbs class, plus they also lost two Grilse, now to the drifting department, a Belgium fishing party, fishing in a hired out boat caught a 3lbs Sea trout, also in good form was Mr. Jim Sayers, with two Seatrout both in the 2lbs class. Wind SW light to fresh and overcast with the odd light shower.

Monday, June 21, 2010

21/6/10





It’s the Hired out Boats, that capture all the headlines today. Mr. Mertens Jan of Belgium caught a 1.5lbs Sea trout and finished the day shift off with a 4.5lbs Grilse, all caught on the fly, and his Good friend, Mr Paul De Neef, caught two sea trout ranging from the Junior class up to 3.5lbs again all caught on the fly. In the trolling department Mr. Frank Donnelly, was telling me that he and his client caught one Junior. Wind SW light with reasonable cloud cover at times

20/6/10

Lough Currane was like blazing saddles i.e. the weather, now down to facts there was fine 5lbs Grilse caught on the troll on the early shift, by well known local Gillie, Mr. Bob Priestly, there was also a 6lbs Grilse. caught on the troll, by Mr. Walter Ruche of Switzerland, as always, Walter was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, and just for the record both Grilse, fresh in from the sea, now to the Fly department, no reports of any real rod benders, but to be fair the conditions were not in favour of the fly angler.
on the evening shift, there were three Sea trout caught, ranging from the Junior class up to 5lbs and all caught on the fly by Mr. Walter Van Doninick of Belgium. And just for the record, Walter was fishing in a hired out boat, staying in the hired out boat department, Mr. Pete Murry, caught two Brown Trout. Wind light to calm NW then veered SW this afternoon.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

19/6/10



A Fine 7lbs specimen Sea Trout caught by Mr Martin Roberts on the 9/6/10 Now today's facts,
all quiet in the salmon department,
now to the Seatrout department, Mr. Con Russell caught a 2lbs Sea Trout on the troll, Con was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, there was also a 2lbs Sea Trout caught by Mr. Dan Sugrue, and as always Dan was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, Mr. Denis Collins fishing in a hired out boat caught a 2lbs sea trout and for small Brown Trout. On the Weather front, blazing hot sunshine all day, wind NNE light and variable and I can tell you, Waterville Fishery, is in need of liquid refreshment.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

18/6/10

Not a lot to be said on the game fishing front, even though there was good cloud cover, but my Noble Anglers failed miserably in their duties in Procuring my Noble game fish from the boat,
Mr. John Murphy Esq. would beg to differ and for good reason, John caught a fine fresh Grilse on the troll. Now for all you Tube anglers, Mr. Robertson of the UK, fishing in his Tube, caught 4 small trout and as he said to me, better than nothing. Wind NE and variable with very light rain, so light one didn’t need ones waterproofs. Just for the record all you anglers who think we just have fishing you should visit http://www.activeholidayskerry.co.uk/ because while your fishing your Family could be having a good time.

Friday, June 18, 2010

17/6/10

All quiet on the SW front in all departments, wind NW light to calm and variable with bright sunshine blazing down on Lough Currane, my Noble Salmon and Sea Trout were in a lethargic mood and my noble angler didn’t fair much better, but at least we Anglers have an excuse.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

16/6/10

The Sun may have been blazing down on Lough Currane, but that didn’t stop Mr. Keith Hannaford from catching a lightening fresh 4lbs Grilse on the troll, Keith was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, on the Sea Trout front, Mr. Walter Ruche, caught a fine 1.5lbs Sea Trout on the troll, with his gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, on the fly front, no reports of any real rod benders, but to be fair there was hardly any wind first thing, and what wind was there was coming from the N and variable.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

15/6/10

Bright sunshine with a light wind from the N and very little action in other words no comment.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

14/6/10

Update, Mr. Tim Moore, fishing in a hired out boat caught two Sea Trout from
1 ¾ lbs lbs to 3.5lbs.
Lough Currane was on the quiet side, but Mr. Bob Priestly reported to me that he caught a couple of Juniors, and if you look at yesterdays notes you will a 3lbs Sea Trout caught by Mr. John Young of the UK and Waterville.

Monday, June 14, 2010

13/6/10


Lough Currane was on the wild side, even though one could fish, but alas there are only reports of losses which sadly don’t count be it fly or troll. Wind NW then veered N fresh to strong with heavy showers throughout the day. Late news, there was a fine 3lbs Sea Trout caught on the by Mr. John Young og the UK and Waterville

Saturday, June 12, 2010

12/6/10

It’s the early Angler that’s catches my Noble gentlemen the Grilse and first in the striking zone with a 5.5lbs Grilse caught on the troll, was Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, and staying in the grilse department there was also a fine Grilse caught on the troll by that great fishing partnership of Mr. Dan Sugrue and Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, and just for the record both fish were caught before 9AM. On the late shift Mr. Bob Priestly, also caught a fine 5lbs Grilse on the troll.



Straight to the salmon department and those professionals were at again, yes you have it Mr Rob Wasmuth of the UK and Waterville, caught two grilse on the fly, Rob was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, now to the trolling department where Mr Bob Priestly caught a grilse and last but least Mr. Brod O’Sullivan also caught a fine Grilse on the troll. On the Sea trout front no reports of any real rod benders. Wind NNE fresh to strong at times with bright sunshine for most of the day.

Friday, June 11, 2010

10/6/10

Straight to the Seatrout department, Mr. Terry O’Connor caught two Seatrout in the 2 to 3 lbs class on the troll with his gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan and staying in the trolling department, a French Guest caught a fine 2lbs Seatrout on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, now to the fly department and Mr Danny wilsker caught a 2.5 Seatrout on the drift in a hired out boat from Waterville Boats. Max air temperature 17.7c

Thursday, June 10, 2010

9/6/10

The wind may be in the east but at least some anglers did have a bit of a feast, and I start in the Salmon department, Mr. Terry O'Connor, caught a lightening fresh 5lbs grilse on the troll, fishing with his gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan. In the Seatrout department, Mr. Martin Roberts fishing in a hired outboat, caught a fine 3lbs Seatrout which he sportingly put back, and Martin finished the day off with a fine 7lbs specimen Seatrout this evening, staying in the Seatrout department Mr. Danny Wilsker of the UK caught a fine 3lbs Seatrout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, also a guest caught a Seatrout in the 2lbs class with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan. Wind NNE light to fresh and overcast with the odd light shower.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

8/6/10

Report update, our Manger Mr. Trevor Stafford is reporting on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ that a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Roger Baker caught a fine Seatrout of 2lbs, plus a couple of Browntrout up to 1.75lbs on Lough Derrina.
Mr. frank Donnelly, reported to me that he and his guests lost two Salmon on the troll and in the Seatrout department, Mr. Danny wilsker of the UK caught a 4lbs Seatrout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan. wind NE light to fresh with reasonable cloud cover, and just for the record there was 18.6mm of rainfall yesterday.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

7/6/10


There was small flood this morning, which was no harm, on the Sea trout front I will start in the trolling department, a Guest caught a fine 2lbs Seatrout, with his gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, now to the fly department where Mr. Rob Wasmuth of the UK caught three fine Sea Trout all ranging in the 4 to 5lbs class. Wind S light to calm then veered SW light, with light misty rain this morning until about midday then the sun broke through which made for a reasonable days fishing, mind you other anglers would beg to differ but as Rob’s Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, said, join the professionals.

Monday, June 7, 2010

6/6/10

No reports of any great catches on the day shift,
I will head for the higher lakes and Lough Cloonaghlin where Mr. John Walsh was telling me that he caught 8 Brown Trout ranging from 0.5lbs to ¾ lbs and that doesn't surprise me because Cloonaghlin is a great Lake for my Noble Brown Trout. On the weather front, Lough Currane was flat calm first thing this morning, but once the wind got up it was light to fresh from the west, then veered NW and variable, and this evening it went into the SW light to calm with the odd light shower this afternoon, and light rain this evening.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

5/6/10


There was some Great action in specimen Seatrout department, first to hit the head lines with a great Seatrout of just over the 8lbs 4Oz caught on the fly, out at the Black Rocks, was Mr. J Hoppenot of France fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, and in the hired out boat department, a guest caught a specimen Seatrout of 8.5lbs and there was also a fine Seatrout 4.5lbs caught by an angler also fishing in a hired out boat, and in the Salmon department Mr. Hubert of France caught a fine 8lbs 8ozs Salmon on the fly while drifting for Seatrout, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea. Wind W then veered NNW with reasonable cloud cover.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

4/6/10

All the fishing head lines go to Mr. Macel Guillou of the UK, and for good reason because he caught a magnificent 9lbs specimen Sea Trout on the fly, out at the Black Rocks, with his gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, and staying with the Sea Trout, a guest caught a fine 2lbs Seatrout on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, now to the Salmon department, a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy caught a 5lbs Grilse on the troll. Wind SW light with reasonable cloud cover at times.

Friday, June 4, 2010


Lough Currane was on the wild side, even though one could fish this morning, but come lunch time, the majority of boats headed for the high stool and the Lobster Bar, even though the odd boat did see the day out, and at present no reports of any real rod benders. Wind SE fresh to strong and overcast.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

2/6/10


Lough Currane is in badly need of liquid refreshment, so as you can understand my Noble game Fish is rather lethargic, but at least some anglers did see a bit action, and I start in the trolling department, Mr. Roy Smith in a hired out boat, caught fine 2.5lbs Seatrout, but fish of the day goes to Mr. Macel Guillou of the UK, with a Seatrout in the 4lbs class, caught on the fly at the Ledge, with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan. Wind S then veered SSW for a while and veered back, and veered again this evening into the SE light to fresh throughout the day. Water temperature off the Bank of the Church 18c/64f.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

1/6/10


That supreme specimen Sea Trout Hunter Mr. Dave Ecclestone of the UK was in good form again when he rose and caught a magnificent 8lbs specimen Sea Trout on the drift, and Dave was telling me that last Sunday he came a member of the C&R club, when he sportingly put back a 2lbs Seatrout, and staying with the Seatrout, Mr. Nick Park caught a fine 3lbs Sea trout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, and last but not least, two anglers fishing in a hired out boat,caught two small Seatrout and two small brown trout and they said its not worth reporting, well that may be so, but as I said to one of them those small fish are just as hard to catch as my Noble Specimen Sea Trout. Wind W then veered NNW light to fresh with bright sunshine throughout the day.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

31/5/10


There was some reasonable action in the fly department and King of the fly, goes to Mr. Stuart Cox who caught a fine Salmon and two fine Seatrout with his gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, and in the C&R department Mr. Mark Dorman, caught a fine 5lbs Seatrout with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly and staying with Sea trout, our Manger Mr. Trevor Stafford, is reprting on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ that local Gillie Mr. Michael O'Sullivan, also caught a Sea Trout. Wind SE light and overcast with light rain at times, with heaver rain coming in this evening.