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Saturday, August 31, 2013

31/8/13

Christine And Kevin Brain 
Mr. Mike Taylor of Northern Ireland, fishing in a hired out boat from www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com caught and released a fine 5 lbs. Sea Trout and for the rest of my noble anglers the leased said the soonest mended, so on that note we will head down stream and bypass the famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie and head straight out to the Atlantic Ocean to the Bass department, Mrs Christine Brain takes all the headlines with a fine 8 lbs Bass and her Husband and renowned Bass Angler/Guide Mr. Kevin Brain of www.kbfishingireland.com followed that up with another 8 lbs. Bass. Wind NW light with reasonable cloud cover.      

Friday, August 30, 2013

30/8/13

Straight to Sea Trout C&R department, Mr. Liam McNight caught 4 Sea Trout up to 4 lbs. while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com staying with the Sea Trout Mr. Liam Ellis, caught 1 Junior. Wind NW fresh and overcast.

29/8/13

Sorry for the delay, and today’s facts are all quiet on the SW front in all departments and that includes the weather.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

28/8/13

All the action came from the south side, an angler from the USA fishing with his Gillie Mr. Frank Donnelly of www.lakelandshouse.com caught 2 fine Salmon, both Salmon were caught on the troll, their weights, ranging from 4 lbs. up to 8 lbs.

27/8/13

All quiet on the SW front, or you could say it was the turn of the Anglers to have their Charlie Chaplin day, in other words my Noble anglers were fishing like a bunch of comedians’ and if this is not the case start catching My Noble Game Fish so the Paparazzi can do their job.          

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

26/8/13

Straight to the Sea trout C&R department, Mr, David Burton caught 2 Juniors on the drift, while fishing with his gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com staying with the Sea trout, Mr. Peter McNeil of the UK fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com also caught two Juniors.      

Monday, August 26, 2013

25/8/13

Do you know these Chralie's 
Lough Currane did see a little bit of action, so we go straight to the hired out boat department of Waterville Boats and at watervilleboats@gmail.com The Lough Leane Anglers saw some good action in the Sea Trout fly department with the best weighing in at 3 lbs and also met a good few, but taking short, they also met a few Brown Trout. Staying in the Sea trout department, Mr. David Burton caught 1 Junior on the drift, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com Now we head down stream to the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Festival and as you can see Waterville went for a world record for the most Charlie Chaplin’s assembled, but sadly they didn't



get the record so roll on 2014 and I am sure the record will be smashed.      

Sunday, August 25, 2013

24/8/13

Its another Faulty Towers day on the Waterville Fishery. I know nothing, and they catch nothing, and if they did catch my Noble Game Fish, they failed miserably in their duties in reporting their catches.  

Friday, August 23, 2013

23/8/13 Breaking News Butler Pool

Local gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com reported that there were eight boats out manipulating and there were no reports of any real rod benders.So we will head down stream to the famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie Mr. Dennis Dennehy, fishing with his gillie Mr. John Murphy, caught a fine Salmon on the fly.  Wind NW with reasonable cloud cover, with the odd light shower.  

Thursday, August 22, 2013

22/8/13

There were 2 Juniors caught on the drift by Mr. David Burton, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com and just for the record, Tom was telling me that there were about 6 boats manipulating, and going by phone, I am like Manuel of Faulty Towers, I know nothing. Wind W then veered SE light with reasonable cloud cover.  

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

21/8/13

The Waterville Fishery was on the quiet side, even though there were a few boats manipulating and as they didn't report any of their catches, I presume they failed miserably in their duties. On that note we head for the Charlie Chaplin Film Festival 2013 of  http://chaplinfilmfestival.com/waterville/ To all you Video angling enthusiasts’ you won’t want to miss the Sea to Stream video, times of showing are, Thursday 22nd in St. Michaels at 5 pm. And Friday 23rd in The Lobster at 6 pm.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

20/8/13

All quiet on the SW front in all departments.              

Monday, August 19, 2013

19/8/13

Lough Currane was on the quiet side so we head down stream to the famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie An angler from the USA caught a fine Grilse on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Junior Scully. Wind SW light with reasonable cloud cover.            

Sunday, August 18, 2013

18/8/13

UK Angler, Mr. Paul Asque, caught 2 Trout, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com and just for the record there were a few boats manipulating, and they all failed miserably in their angling duties. Wind WSW light with reasonable cloud cover.              

Saturday, August 17, 2013

17/8/13

Neil and Ian
Straight to the backdate department. On the 15/8/13 a Guest fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com caught 2 Grilse on the fly, and also in good form was UK angler Mr. Ken Toner, who caught a 8 lbs. Salmon on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan of www.vincentsfishing.com and on a personal note I would like to apologise to all you Salmon and Sea Trout readers for this delay. Now back to the present. All the headlines go to fly department, Mr. Ian McMullan of Co Wicklow, fishing out of www.butlerarms.com caught 2 Salmon on the fly, ranging from 4 lbs. up to 6 lbs and contacted a few, but alas they escaped the mercy of the Gillie’s Priest. Ian’s Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com was also telling me that Ian, rose a good few Sea Trout. Now to the trolling department. Mr. Jeremy O’Connor caught a 6 lbs. grilse on the troll, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com Wind SW fresh to strong at times, with reasonable cloud cover.            

Friday, August 16, 2013

16/8/13

Lough Currane was on the quiet side. So we will head across the Valley to the River Inny, where our Chairmen Mr. Michael Rodin, caught a fine Grilse, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Junior Scully,      

Thursday, August 15, 2013

15/8/13 Breaking News Butler Pool

On famous Butler Pool and of www.watervillegolflinks.ie Mr. Kevin Synott caught 3 Grilse on the fly, whiles fishing with his Gillie Mr. John Murphy, and John was telling me that their Grilse were just in fresh from the Atlantic.


There was another good down pour this morning. On the Sea Trout front, there was 1 Junior caught on the troll by Mr. Anthony Buckley of Cork and his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com and just for the record there was 6 Boats manipulating out there and going by the lack of reports they failed miserably in their duties in all departments. Wind SW light and veered NW this evening.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

14/8/13

Anthony
Straight to the Sea Trout department, Mr. Anthony Buckley of Cork caught a fine 3 lbs Sea Trout on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of www.flyfishingatloughcurrane.com Now to the C&R department, local Gillie Mr. Bob Priestly, caught and released a fine Sea Trout in the 5 lbs Class and all caught on Camera by Mr. Antony Buckley of Cork, and just to say thank you for the photos. Now we head up stream to the upper lakes, Mr, Sean Brick, caught 1 Trout while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com  Wind SW light to calm with light misty rain at times.

Carry on don't lose your head 
Bob in the art of C&R

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

13/8/13

All the head lines go to Mr. Tony O’Sullivan of Cahersiveen, who caught a fine 2 ½ lbs. Brown Trout on the troll, out at the Black Rocks. Wind SW light and overcast with light misty rain in the afternoon.

Monday, August 12, 2013

12/8/13

Lough Currane Sea trout
Straight to the Sea Trout department, two Anglers from Switzerland caught two Sea Trout on the troll ranging from Junior class up to 3 lbs. while fishing with their Gillie Mr. Vincent Appleby of www.salmonandseatrout.com Now for the rest of the angling community they failed miserably in their duties, so we will head up stream to Lough Namona and the fly department, Mr. Michael Bowe, caught two Sea Trout ranging from the Junior class up to 3 lbs. while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com

Sunday, August 11, 2013

11/8/13

On the Sea Trout front a guest caught 3 Sea Trout on the fly, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of www.fishingwithdom.com On the Salmon no reports of any real rod benders.
Now for the quote of the day and photo of the week from WWW.loughcurrane.com  

The lengths our Photographer Vincent Appleby will go to to bring us the best pictures!!
The First Prize was won by Eugene McCarthy with 179 points. 
I will start by apologizing for the delay, but got home late after the great Dinner and party at the Waterville Inn and on behalf of all the Anglers, I would like to thank Mr. Damien Duff the Landlord of the Waterville Inn and his good wife Sally and all the staff for a great party and Dinner. Now to the Lough Currane Catch and Release Fly fishing Championship. The First Prize was won by Eugene McCarthy with 179 points.
The Second by John Meagher with 172 points and Third Prize
The Second by John Meagher with 172 points  
by John Curnow with 170 points.
The prize giving dinner was held at the Waterville Inn and a good
evening was had by all!
John Curnow with 170 points got Third Prize











Saturday, August 10, 2013

9/8/13

Sponsored by Emerger Tackle LTD
Today was the start of Lough Currane Catch Release Fly fishing Championship, Sponsored by www.emergertackle.com and there was some good action with 35 plus Sea Trout caught on the first day, the biggest I believe was in the 4 lbs. class. I will give all the facts in tomorrows update. Now for the rest of the Game fishing news. In the Sea Trout department anglers did catch a few Sea Trout. Now to the backdate department, yesterday 8/8/13 Mr. Neil O’Shea of www.oshealoughcurrane.com reported to me that Mr. Mike Shea and Mr. Jerome Dowling, caught a fine lightening fresh 9 lbs. Salmon and they finished their day off with a fine Grilse, all caught on the fly. Now back today’s facts on the weather front, there was a light N wind then veered W late this afternoon with reasonable cloud cover at times.









Thursday, August 8, 2013

8/8/13

All quiet on the SW front, and going back to yesterday and the update department. Mr, Pete Maxi of the UK, caught one Junior on the drift, while fishing with his Gillie Mr. Sylvester Donnelly.

7/8/13

Today was all about catching our faith, as you can see by the photos, or you could say the Honourable Fathers had a good catch, it was a pity my Noble Anglers couldn’t say the same, and there was no wind from any direction.