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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

30/8/10

Mr. Winperson of Switzerland caught 3 Juniors with his gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan. Now we head down stream to the famous Butler Pool and http://www.watervillegolflinks.ie/ where Local Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, caught a fine 7lbs Salmon on a stoats tail, staying with the Butler Pool and Waterville House, Manger Mr. Alan McGuirk reported to me that there was a total of 27 salmon caught on the pool in the past week.

Monday, August 30, 2010

29/8/10



Photos of Mr James Hinchey of the UK, who caught two Grilse on a Connemara Black, on the Butler Pool, on the 23/8/10 which he sportingly put back. Now to days facts. in the Salmon and Sea trout department Dutch angler, Tim, caught a fine 6lbs Grilse and 4 Sea Trout on the fly, Tim was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Terence Wharton Snr, now we go to the hired out boat department, Mr. Tom O’Shea, reported that Mr. Tom Barry, caught a 1.5 Sea Trout on the fly, and for the rest of we anglers no comment, now for some catches in the past week, Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, reported to me that, Mr Don Malcolmson and party from Northern Ireland caught 30 Sea Trout, the best of which was 3lbs, and just for the record that
was between two boats. Wind NW light to calm and bright sunshine all day.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

28/8/10

Lough Currane and the waterville fishery is in need of liquid refreshment, but low lake or not, my noble anglers procured my noble Sea Trout, and here are the Lough Currane Sea trout results. I start in the C&R department, Mr. James Hinchey of the UK caught 2 Juniors, also in good form was Mr Mick Halpin with 5 Juniors, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, staying with the Sea Trout, Mr. Baxter caught 5 Sea Trout with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, Mr. Barrett caught 1 Junior with his gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, now for catch of the day, that goes to Arthur and Luke Townsend with 2 fine Sea Trout, ranging from 1.5lbs up to 3.5lbs and your wind report comes from Mr. Bob Priestly, wind NW light to fresh and bright and sunny.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

27/ 8/10

Sea Trout and Salmon update.
Lough Currane, Butler Pool
Mr. James Morgan of the UK caught 5 Sea Trout on the fly, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, and there was 1 salmon caught on the Butler pool.


Straight to the Sea trout department, Mr. Tom Coran caught 2 Juniors on the fly, also in good form was Mr. James Hinchey of the UK who caught 3 juniors with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, staying my noble sea Trout, Mr. Baxter, caught 4 Juniors with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly again caught 2 Juniors and he was also telling that Mr. Dan Sugrue fishing with his Gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, caught 6 Juniors.

Friday, August 27, 2010

26/8/10

Sea Trout Update.
Lough Currane.
Local Gillie Mr. Bob priestly caught 2 Juniors and he also was telling me that Mr. Dan Sugrue of Tralee and Waterville, caught 10 juniors with his gillie Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, and last but not least Mr Tom Coran, reported to me that he caught 2 Juniors. Now to the poaching department, I was reading on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ that our manger Mr. Trevor Stafford is reporting some catches on the higher lakes, I will start with Lough Na Mona, Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan and Mr. Tadgh O’Sullivan caught 2 Sea Trout in the 1.5lbs class, now we go further upstream to Lough Cloonaghlin, on the evening shift, Mr. John Holestead caught 2 Sea Trout.


I start today’s facts, on the famous Butler Pool and of http://www.watervillegolflinks.ie/ Mr. Tommy Duggan of Kilkenny, gave the Lough Currane Sea Trout a rest today, and went down stream, and hammered the Butler Pool and caught himself 2 fine salmon, weighing in at 5 and 7lbs, Tommy was with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, staying with the Pool, Waterville House, manger Mr. Alan McGuirk, reported to me that a total of 11 Salmon have bean caught this week. Now we head up stream to Lough Currane and the Sea Trout department, Mr. Niall Cahill, caught 3 Sea Trout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, staying with the Sea Trout, Mr Arnold Slater, caught 2 Sea Trout on the fly, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, and last but not least, a guest fishing with his gillie Mr. Terence Wharton Snr, caught 4 Juniors.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

25/9/10

Update.
I failed report that a client fishing with Mr. Neil O'Shea caught 2 Juniors.




local Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy reported to me that his client, Kilkenny angler Mr. Tommy Duggan was in great form again today, with 5 Sea Trout to his rod. And staying in the Sea trout department, Mr. bob priestly caught 2 juniors. Wind E light to calm with reasonable cloud cover.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

24/8/10

Kilkenny angler, Mr. Tommy Duggan, was in excellent form again with his fly rod and for good reason, Tommy caught 7 Sea Trout ranging from junior Class up to 3.5lbs. Tommy was fishing with his gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy. Staying in the Sea Trout department, Local gillie Mr. Bob Priestly reported to me that he caught 2 Juniors.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

23/8/10



My Noble Salmon were keeping a low profile, so straight to the Sea Trout department, Kilkenny angler Mr. Tommy Duggan caught 2 Sea Trout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, also in good form was Mr. John Buckley, who also caught two Sea Tout, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea Add Image

Monday, August 23, 2010

22/8/10

Conditions were not the best, but that didn’t deter my Noble Anglers recording some fine catches, in the Sea Trout department Mr. Tommy Duggan and Mr David Mehigan fishing with their Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, caught 8 Juniors, and David was telling that they lost a couple of sea trout in 1.5lbs class. give or take, also in good form was Mr. Arnold Slater, who caught 5 sea Trout from juniors up to 2 to 3lbs with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, staying in the Sea Trout department Mr. Stefan Kuhan, fishing with his gillie Mr. Mike O'Dwyer, caught 3 Sea trout up to 2.5lbs, Local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, caught 2 Juniors, Mr. Rod Rrobenson of the UK and Waterville caught 5 Trout with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea. I was talking to couple of anglers fishing in a hired out boat, and they were telling that they had caught 2 juniors. Wind SW light to calm and overcast with light rain for most of the afternoon .

Sunday, August 22, 2010

21/8/10

Update.
C&R Department
On Lough Cloonaghlin, Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan of Lake road Waterville caught a fine specimen Sea Trout of 8lbs on the fly.


There was fine action on Lough Currane, In the Salmon department Mr. P. Hartwet caught a Grilse on the fly in the mouth of the Commeragh with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy , now we head for the Sea Trout department, Mr. Tommy Duggan caught 7 juniors on the fly with his gillie, Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan, also in good form was local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly with 2 Juniors, staying in the Sea Trout department Mr. Sebastian Jardineotway caught 2 Sea trout up to 2lbs with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, now for the fish of the day and that goes to Mr Gerry O’Sullivan who caught a fine 7lbs15ozs Specimen Sea Trout on the fly.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

20/8/10


Updated.

Mr. Daniel Claris and Mr. Alain Behar of Paris France, fishing with their Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby, caught 3 juniors on the troll, in the Sea trout fly department the least said the soonest mended, or put it this way so far no catches have been registered? Well they have now, in the hired out boat department, Mr. Neil O’Shea, reported to me, that Mr. Mike O’Shea and his fishing colleague caught 9 Trout on the fly, weather conditions Wind WSW light to fresh with bright sunshine all day.

Friday, August 20, 2010

19/8/10

Mr. Mike Power caught 3 Juniors, on the fly with his Gillie, Mr. Tom O’Shea, and the same goes today as I said yesterday in reporting your catches, and you have nothing to report that is no excuse because either way you have failed miserably in your duties.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

18/8/10

Just a few juniors caught, otherwise all quiet on the SW front, and if there were some good catches? those anglers that were successful in procuring my Noble game fish, failed miserably in their duties in reporting their catches. Wind SW fresh to strong at times, with reasonable cloud cover, plus the odd light shower.

18/8/10

Just a few juniors caught, otherwise all quiet on the SW front, and if there were some good catches? those anglers that were successful in procuring my Noble game fish, they failed miserably in their duties in reporting their catches. Wind SW fresh to strong at times, with reasonable cloud cover, plus the odd light shower.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

17/8/10


Straight to the Salmon department, Mr. John Mason of Portugal, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby, caught a 4.lbs Grilse on the troll and finished the day off with 1 Junior and had a number of good cracks from my Noble Game Fish, now to the Sea Trout department, Guests fishing with their Gillie Mr. Sylvester Donnelly caught 2 Juniors on the troll, now to the hired out boat department, Local gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, reported to me that Mr. Sean Brick and his Son Liam caught 3 sea Trout, and his other guests also fishing in a hired out boat caught 7 Sea Trout.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

16/8/10

all the Neil’s, Mr. Neil O’Neil fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, caught 6 Trout on the fly and Neil was also telling me that they had plenty of rises. Wind SW light to calm and overcast with light showers in the afternoon.

Monday, August 16, 2010



I start with the sad news that Angler, Mr. Robert Wasmuth of the UK and Waterville, died on the 10/8/10 and on behalf of all the Waterville and the Caherdaniel Parishes I send our condolences to Jennifer and all his family and friends.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

14/8/10

Update.

Mr. Frank Donnelly, was telling me that guests fishing in one of his Hired out boats caught 10 sea Trout ranging from Junior Class up to the 2lbs



Straight to the Sea Trout department and Lough Currane, Local Gillie, Mr. Bob Priestly, was telling me that he caught 2 Juniors on the dry fly in Copal, on the south side, now we go down stream to the Butler Pool where there was some fine action, A guest caught a 4lbs Grilse, with his Gillie, Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, and catch of the day with 3 Grilse, weighing in at 5lbs 4.lbs 3.5lbs, goes to that renowned Angler Dr. Tim Gleason, fishing with his gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, and if you don’t take my word for it, look up April 4th you will see my Noble Doctor holding a fine specimen Sea trout.

13/8/10

Update
Renowned Gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, caught a fine 9lbs Salmon on the fly, on the Butler Pool.

Straight to the Sea Trout department, Local Gillie, Mr. Bob Priestly caught 2 Juniors, Mr. Dan Sugrue of Tralee and Waterville, also caught 2 Juniors with his Gillie, Mr. Brod O’Sullivan, Clients fishing with their Gillie Mr. Terence Wharton Snr , caught 6 Sea Trout. Wind NNW light and overcast.

Friday, August 13, 2010

12/8/10

Lough Currane was on the quiet side, but at least one angler did see a bit of action, Mr. Mike Power, caught 1 Junior with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, there was a NE wind blowing down the lake, plus there was heavy cold showers at times, which didn’t make for good fishing, now we head upstream to the Higher lakes, on Lough Derriana, German Anglers fishing with their Gillie, Mr Frank Donnelly, caught 4 Sea Trout.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

11/8/10

Mr. Bob Wiley caught 4 Trout, with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, in the Salmon department, local Gillie Mr. Bob priestly, caught a 5lbs Grilse on the fly while drifting for my Noble sea Trout. Wind NNW light to fresh. With reasonable cloud cover.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

10/8/10

Mr. Jack Barret caught 2 Juniors with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea and staying in the junior Class, in the hired out boat department, Mr. Liam McKnight and Mr. Simon York, caught 3 Sea Trout, also in good form was Local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, who also caught 2 Juniors

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

9/8/10

Mr. Ian Mc Night, caught a fine Grilse and 6 Trout to his rod fishing with his gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, and just for the record other anglers did produce a few smaller Trout, but nothing that would make the Angling headlines.

8/810

Northern Ireland Angler, Mr. Mike Taylor, was the toast of Lough Currane today with 4 fine Sea Trout, John caught two Seatrout in the 4lbs class and two Sea Trout in the 3lbs class and finished the day off with 2 smaller trout. Fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea

Sunday, August 8, 2010

7/8/10







Top, Picture Winner Mr. John Buckley, middle picture, a special presentation by our Chairmen Mr. Michael Roden of a portrait of fly Fishermen in the Mouth of the Commeragh To Mr. John Murphy who was our previous Manger and I might add, John did a first class job on the Waterville Fishery.
bottom picture and second prize went to Cork Angler Mr. Murphy.

The winner of the Waterville Fisheries Development Group, Catch and Release competition, was Mr. John Buckley of Killarney, who caught 10 fish worth 3250 points and captured 1st prize of a 19 foot Lake Boat, Mr. Daniel Dinger Murphy came second with 2750 points and won a Electric outboard motor, the longest fish over the two day competition was 55cm was caught by Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan, now to the top ten prize winners in full. Mr. John Buckley 10 fish for 3250 points, Mr. Daniel Dinger Murphy, 8 fish for 2750 points, Mr. Rod Robinson, 7 fish for 2220 points, Mr. John Murphy, 6 fish for 1890 points, Mr. Neil O’Shea, 5 fish for 1570 points, Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan 4 fish for 1450 points, Mr. Bill O’Dea, 4 fish for 1310 points, Mr. Julian Smith 4 fish for 1290 points, Mr. John Curnew, 4 fish for 1280 points, Mr. Jim Sayers, 4 fish for 1270 points. Now to other anglers on Lough Currane, there was just one report of a fine Grilse caught by Mr. Keenan fishing with his gillie Mr. Bob Priestly and in the none competition Sea Trout department, cork angler. Mr. John Quilligan fishing with his clients from Wales, caught 4 Sea Trout up to 2lbs, now we head for the higher lakes and Lough Namona, Local angler Mr. John Young caught 2 Sea Trout both in the 2lbs class, on Lough Derriana, Dr. Tim Gleason, caught 2 fine Sea Trout both in the 2 to 3lbs class.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

6/8/10

Lough Currane, 2 day competition got into full swing I will give all the facts tomorrow night, none competition anglers, no reports of any real rod benders

Friday, August 6, 2010

5/8/10

Straight to the Sea trout department, Mr. John Curnew caught 5 Sea Trout, Mr. Michael o’Sullivan. was telling that one of his hired out boats caught a few Sea Trout, now to the Salmon department, German Anglers fishing with their Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly, caught a 5lbs Grilse on the troll.
Update 3/8/10 notes, worth a look.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

4/8/10

Dr. Tim Gleason caught 2 Juniors on the fly, and his Gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer, was telling me that they lost a cracker of a fish, or as I would say, they had a good rod bender, but sadly losses don’t go into the accounts, but at least Tim had some tension on his fly line, now to the Sea Trout department, Edenderry anglers, Mr. Liam Hayes and Mr. Ned Terrell caught 4 Sea Trout, Cork angler Nial Bourne caught 4 Sea Trout to his boat, and just for the record I got these facts from www.Loughcurrane.com

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

3/8/10

Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, was telling me that, 10 year old, Master Elliott Devon Hurley, caught his first, 1.5lbs sea Trout on the fly, so congratulations to Elliott, and welcome to the elite fly fishing club, and Mr. Ben O’Connor, also caught 1 Sea Trout, Mr. Derek and John wynne caught 3 Sea Trout up to 3lbs fishing in a hired out boat, staying in the hired out boat department, Derek and Susan caught 2 Juniors, Mr. Phil Cronin and Mr. Dona O’Reilly, caught 4 Sea Trout up to 3.5lbs. Now to the poaching department, I was reading on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ Mr. John Curnew caught 3 Sea Trout, also in good for was Mr. Liam Haye of Edenderry, who caught 2 Sea Trout to his basket, staying with the Sea Trout, Cork angler, Mr. Niall Bourne caught 3 Sea Trout to his rod. Now we head down stream to the Butler Pool, Local Gillie Mr. Mike O’Dwyer caught a Grilse

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

2/8/10

Not a lot of action to report, but here are the facts as they stand at present, Mr. Bob Priestly, caught 2 Juniors, and a Guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic Mc Gillicuddy, also caught 2 Juniors, in the hired out boat department, Mr. John Jarymn, caught a fine 3.5lbs Sea Trout Wind W and overcast with light this evening.

Monday, August 2, 2010

1/8/10

Diarmuid Deveruex, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea, caught 3 Sea Trout, and Neil, was telling me that they got plenty of rise’s, now to the Salmon department and Neil’s Father, Mr. Donal O’Shea caught a Grilse on the toll. Wind NW light to calm with light rain this morning and bright sunshine in the afternoon.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

31/7/10

Update

Now straight to the poaching department, I was reading on http://www.loughcurrane.com/ that Cork Angler Ger McCarthy and his good friend caught 7 Sea Trout, up to 2lbs, Mr. Dona Monaghan, of Newbridge, caught 2 Sea trout, both fish were in the 2lbs class and added a few smaller Trout to his basket, Mr. Anthony Breen of Co Wexford caught 3 Sea Trout, ranging from 1.5lbs up to 2.5lbs, Mr. Colin Frazer, fishing in a hired out boat, caught 3 Sea Trout.
In the Salmon department Waterville’s Local Postman, Mr. Joe Murphy, caught a fine 5lbs Grilse on the troll. Wind NW light to calm and overcast with the odd light shower,


Mr. Mick O’Neill, caught one Sea trout on the fly with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, and for the rest of we so called anglers no comment, but just for the record a few anglers manipulating on Lough Currane and the Waterville Fishery, haven’t reported their catches as of yet. Wind NW light to calm and overcast with the odd light shower.