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Friday, May 31, 2013

31/5/13 Sea Trout update

A guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, caught a fine Sea Trout on the drift.



All the Sea Trout headlines go to Mr. Michael Smith of the UK, who caught a fine Sea Trout in the 3lbs class on the drift, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com On the weather front, the same as yesterday.    

Thursday, May 30, 2013

30/5/13

There was a cold northerly wind blowing across the lake, which didn't make for good Sea Trout fishing, in the trolling department a guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley, caught 1 Sea Trout on the troll. Bright sunshine in the morning and reasonable cloud cover in the afternoon, wind as already stated.    

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

29/5/13

Straight to the Sea Trout and the hired out boat department of www.lakelandshouse.com Northern Ireland anglers, Mr. Trevor West caught a specimen Sea Trout of 6 ¾ lbs on the drift and his good friend Mr. Ian Graham finished the day off with a fine 3lbs Sea Trout, and just for the record both Sea Trout lived to fight another day. Staying in the Sea Trout department, Phil and Tim Staneford of the UK, caught 1 Sea Trout in the 3lbs class, while fishing with their Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com Now to the Salmon department, Local Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby of www.salmonandseatrout.com caught a Grilse on the troll, and I can say without any fear of contradiction, I have been catching Salmon on the Waterville fishery for 50 years and that is No spin No fly’s but just facts. Wind NE light with bright sunshine all day.
Here is to the next 50 years

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

28/5/13

All quiet on all fronts, be it fly or troll. Wind NW fresh, and just for the record it made a small flood last night, amount of rainfall in the 24 hours 8.3 mm.          

Monday, May 27, 2013

27/5/13 Late News

 Mr.Arthur White of the UK fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley caught a 4.5 lbs Grilse on the troll.



All quiet on the SW front and with a cold NW blowing with heavy showers throughout the day, its not surprising my Noble Game fish were in a lethargic mood, or putting it in plain English, my noble anglers failed miserably in their duties.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

26/5/13

All the Sea Trout head lines go to Mr. Marcel Guillou of the UK, who caught a fine 4lbs Sea Trout on the drift, while fishing with his Gillie  Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan  of www.vincentsfishing.com Wind SW fresh to strong and overcast.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

25/5/13

Athur
My noble fly fishers had a hard day of it because of the lack of wind and because of this some anglers headed for the high stool, while others stuck at it and come 3.30 pm the wind came from the SE light and it wasn’t long before renowned Gillie Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville Boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com caught a fine Sea Trout on the drift. In the Salmon department Mr. Arthur White of the UK caught a fine Grilse on the troll, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley. Wind as already stated, overcast with light misty rain on and off all day.
         

Michael

Friday, May 24, 2013

24/5/13

Nigel
Straight to the Sea Trout department, Mr. Nigel Henshaw of the UK, caught a fine 3.254kg Sea Trout on a Silver Stoat, and finished his day off with a fine Sea Trout of 2lbs. Nigel was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com and for the rest of we anglers, all we caught was a suntan.        

23/5/13


Tim
Michael and Tom
There was some great action on the Big Lake/Lough Currane today, first in the striking zone was Mr. Michael Shultz of Berlin Germany, who caught a fine 10.5 lbs. Salmon on the troll, with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com also in good form was Mr. Arthur White of Cornwall of the UK, who caught a fine Salmon on the troll, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley. Staying in the trolling department, Mr. Kevin Lane fishing out of Coffey’s Bay, caught a 10 lbs.Salmon on the troll, and last but not least, Mr. Tim Loxton of the UK caught 11.5 lbs Salmon on the troll with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly of www.lakelandshouse.com Wind N and cold with bright sunshine.    
Arthur 
Kevin

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

22/5/13

My noble game fish were in a lethargic mood as were my Noble Anglers, so I will go straight to quote of the day, in the words of Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com Wind North and bright and hopeless, need I  pontificate further? I think not.    

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

21/5/13


There was some good action in Edery Bay this morning, first in the striking zone was Mr. Quin Turner of Waterville Vermont, USA, who caught a fine Brown Trout on the troll, then his younger Brother Donovan got in on the act with his first ever Lough Currane Brown Trout which he sportingly put back, and while they had all the action, their Dad, Mr. Damian Turner, was catching all the action on camera, and their  Gillie was my good self of www.salmonandseatrout.com staying in Edery Bay, local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley, caught and released a fine Sea Trout in the 3 to 4 lbs. class which was all caught on video, hope you enjoy. Staying in the Sea Trout department, Mr. Ken Furey fishing out of www.oshealoughcurrane.com  caught a fine 2.5 lbs Sea Trout on the drift. In the Salmon department, Mr. Markus Kruse of Germany,fishing out of www.lakelandshouse.com caught the first Grilse of the 2013 season, and now for quote of the day from Markus, you can’t beat a good Gillie and team work. Wind NW light to fresh with bright sunshine all day.                        






C&R Sportsmen


Monday, May 20, 2013

20/5/13 UPDATE 19/5/13

Update 19/5/13 catch of the day, in the Sea Trout department, and that goes to Mr. Paul Hyland, Paul caught 9 Sea trout up to 3lbs all caught on the drift.

Marcel
20/5/13 All the head lines go to Mr. Marcel Guillou of the UK, and for good reason he caught a 2.740 kg specimen Sea Trout on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan of www.vincentsfishing.com and for the rest of the fly fishing community there was no comment on their catches, I wonder why? I will  tell you why, they failed miserably in their duties in all departments. Wind NNE light with good cloud cover.                  


Sunday, May 19, 2013

19/5/13

The Evening Rise
Straight to the C&R department, there was a fine 6 lbs. specimen Sea Trout returned  to fight another day, by Mr. Godfrey Holden, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com also in good form in the C&R department was Mr. Sean Smith of the UK. With a fine Sea Trout of 4.5lbs. His Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com also reported to me that he saw another angler catch a Salmon between Grassy Island and Church Island. Just for the record there were a few boats manipulating this evening so watch this space. Wind light N and variable.  
         

Saturday, May 18, 2013

18/5/13


Mr. Liam Ellis
It was a day for the Sea Trout and fly department. First in the Striking zone was Mr. Michael Smith of the UK, who caught a fine 3.5lbs Sea Trout, and his son Sean, finished their day off with a fine 5.5 lbs Sea Trout, while fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com and just for the record both Sea Trout were returned to fight another day, and staying with the Sea trout, Mr. Liam Ellis of Waterville, caught a Sea Trout of 5.5 lbs on the fly, and last but not least a guest, fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com caught a 4.5 lbs on the fly out at the Church. Wind North and fresh and overcast.            

Friday, May 17, 2013

17/5/13


Anglers always have  good excuses’ and today is no exception and for good reason, the wind was in the northeast with cold showers, and my Noble Gentlemen the Salmon were in a lethargic mood, as were my Noble Anglers, and the truth of the pudding is in the eating of, i.e. no fish.          

Thursday, May 16, 2013

16/5/13

Mr. Michael Roden
The Chairmen of the  Waterville Fisheries development group Mr. Michael Roden, was the toast of Lough Curran today, and for good reason, because he caught a fine 8 lbs. Salmon on the troll, as always Michael was fishing with his Gillie Mr. Junior Scully. Wind N light, with good cloud cover with heavy showers at times. Just for the record, yesterday 15/5/13 In the Sea Trout department, two French Anglers fishing in a hired out boat from www.lakelandshouse.com  caught two fine sea trout ranging from 4 lbs. up to 7 lbs. both caught on the fly.       

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

15/5/13

Michael and Tom
Sean

All the head lines come from the Bungalow on the North side of the Lake, first in the striking zone was Mr. Michael Shultz of Berlin Germany, who caught a fine 9 lbs. Salmon on the troll, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea and of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com also in great form in the fly department was Mr. Sean Smith of the UK, he caught a cracker of a Salmon on the fly weighing in at 10.5 lbs. even before his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com got on the oars to manipulate the boat, in full view of his fellow fly Anglers, my noble gentlemen jumped about six times, and Sean’s reel was echoing across the water, and it wasn’t long before Sean’s Gillie netted my noble Gentlemen, and there was one hell of a grin of satisfaction on their faces and as especially as it was their last cast of the day. Wind NNE light and very cold this morning with heavy showers at times.    


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

14/5/13


Here are the Salmon and Sea Trout results from the premiership, Salmon and Sea Trout UTD won Anglers UTD 0 and not surprising that my Noble Salmon and Sea Trout won the day, because it was a bitterly cold day on the big Lake/Lough Currane, and with a strong NNE wind blowing, with heavy showers.              

Monday, May 13, 2013

13/5/13

Markus

It was a wild day on Lough Currane, with a strong WNW blowing across the Lake, even with all the elements against my Noble Anglers, Mr. Markus Kruse of Germany, fishing out of www.lakelandshouse.com  caught a fine 10 lbs. Salmon on the fly, and for the rest of we so called anglers, we failed miserably in our duties in all departments. Wind as already stated and just for the record, heavy showers with hail stones at times.            

Sunday, May 12, 2013

12/5/13

Stefan
All the head lines go to Mr. Stefan Kuth of Germany, and for good reason, he caught a cracker of a Salmon in the 12 lbs. class on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly of www.lakelandshouse.com now for quote of day, I asked Frank where they caught the Salmon? Frank replied, that’s for me to know and for you to find out and just for the record I didn't.  Wind NW then veered W this evening with showers throughout the day.      

Saturday, May 11, 2013

11/5/13

Sean and his Dad
Michael and Tom

There was some great action on Lough Currane today, so lets get to the action, Ireland’s number 1 specimen Sea Trout hunter, Mr. Sean Smith of the UK kept his reputation in style today, when he caught a fine 6.lbs.5oz Sea Trout on the fly at Church Island, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea and of www.oshealoughcurrane.com now to the Salmon department, Mr. Michael Shultz of Berlin Germany and his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea and of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com   caught a fine 8 lbs. Salmon on the troll. Now to the fly department, Mr. Alistair Dunbar of Scotland and his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy and of www.fishingwithdom.com take all the headlines when they caught 2 fine Salmon, weighing in at 11 lbs and 9 lbs. respectably. Wind NW fresh and very cold with good cloud cover with heavy showers.            
           


Dominic and Alister 

Friday, May 10, 2013

10/5/13


Straight to quote of the day, local Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea, nothing caught by me and didn't hear of any success stories, for more info go to www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com now we cut across the lake to the south side, in the words of Mr. Terence Wharton jnr, Copal was thick brown, and after another 14.8mm rain yesterday that is not surprising.      

Thursday, May 9, 2013

9/5/13


Again Lough Currane was under pressure with strong gale force north west blowing, but this didn't deter Mr. Alistair Dunbar caching a fine 7 lbs  Salmon on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy and of www.fishingwithdom.com Wind as all ready stated, amount of rain fall since the first of May is 34.8 mm and just for the record for daily rainfall data go to www.met.ie/latest/yesterday.asp    

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

8/5/13


It was a wild day on Lough Currane with a strong westerly blowing down the lake and your quote of the day comes from Mr. Neil O’Shea and of www.oshealoughcurrane.com wind west and mad, and no fish, need I say more. Wind as already stated.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

7/5/13


There was a strong southerly wind blowing across Lough Currane, but this didn't deter my Noble Anglers from manipulating their flies and lures, but alas they failed in all departments. Wind as already stated, there was good cloud cover with light misty rain for most of the day, with heavy rain tonight, a flood wouldn't do any harm, so lets hope we get a good liquid refreshment.                    

Monday, May 6, 2013

6/5/13


Mr. Tom O’Shea and of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com  reported that he saw an angler catch 1 Salmon on the troll and that was their lot on the Big Lake/ Lough Currane, so we head straight down stream to the famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie and all the honours go to Mr. James Henchey of the UK who caught a 7.5 lbs. Salmon. The Butler Pool facts were given to me by Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville boats and of Watervilleboats@gmail.com                

Sunday, May 5, 2013

5/5/13


My Noble Anglers failed miserably in their duties in all departments. Wind SW light with cloud cover with light rain this evening.          

Saturday, May 4, 2013

4/5/13


Mr. Ivor O'Connor
Mr. Dermot Sammon and his good friend 
Lough Currane got off to a good start this May Bank Holiday, first in the striking zone was Mr. Ivor O'Connor and of www.ivorsfood.com who caught a cracker of a Salmon on the troll, weighing in at 10.5 lbs. and just for the record Ivor was fishing with his good friend Mr. Noel Clancy of Waterville and Dublin, staying in the trolling department, Mr. Dermot Sammon, caught a fine Salmon in the 11 lbs class, Dermot and his good friend were fishing with their Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy and of www.fishingwithdom.com Wind SW light to fresh and overcast with light misty rain at times.        


Friday, May 3, 2013

3/5/13

All the C&R head lines go to Mr. Michael Shultz of Berlin Germany, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea and of www.oshealoughcurrane.com   caught  a fine 8 lbs. Salmon on the troll, and sportingly put back my Noble Gentlemen to fight another day. And for the rest of my Noble game fishers the least said the soonest mended. Wind SW fresh to strong and overcast.        

Thursday, May 2, 2013

2/5/13


All quiet on the SW front in all departments, or you could say, my Noble Anglers failed miserably in their duties. Wind SW light to fresh with reasonable cloud cover.      

1/5/13

Mr. Liam Ellis
Straight to the action, first in the striking zone in the Salmon department, was Mr. Liam Ellis, of Waterville, he caught a cracker of a Salmon on the troll, weighing in at 11 lbs. Now to the hired out boat department of Waterville Boats and for catch of the day and that goes to, Dutch Angler, Mr. Ed Nenacki, who caught a 8 lbs 3 oz specimen Sea Trout on the troll, sadly Ed, had to fly back to Holland this afternoon, and I couldn't take a picture of his Trophy fish so Mr. Michael O’Sullivan and the Commandeering in chief  of Waterville Boats and of watervilleboats@gmail.com  stood in and takes the honours on his behalf. Wind NW light with bright sunshine all day    

Mr. Michael O'Sullivan takes the Honors