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Tuesday, October 1, 2013


The Big Salmon 20 lbs
First on the fly
Last day of the Salmon season and there were 2 Salmon caught on the Inny. The first was caught by the Matador, the one and only Mr. Mike Teahan of Waterville and of the Bull Ring Tralee, Mikes Salmon came in at 4 lbs. and caught on the Black Birds Fancy. Staying with the Inny, also in good form was Mr. Noel Clancy of Waterville with a fine Salmon to his rod. Now we cut across the Valley to Lough Currane, and here are the results from my Noble Game Anglers. Clients fishing with their gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of caught a couple of Juniors. Also in good form was Mr. Rob Elson of the UK fishing with his Gillie Mr. Terence Wharton, caught 3 Juniors on the troll, Rob was also telling me that yesterday 29/9/13  he and Terence caught 12 Sea Trout, all in the 1 ½ lbs class on the fly. Now to the All England fly fishing club. Mr. Ken Towner of Waterville and the UK, Mr. Dave Eccelstone of Waterville and UK, and Mr. John Toothill of the UK, were in good form again with 4 Sea Trout up to 2 ½ lbs. Now to the Bungalow, Clients Fishing with their Gillie Mr. Neil O’Shea of caught 4 Sea Trout ranging from 1 ½ lbs. to just under the six lbs. and in Neil’s hired out boats caught 4 Juniors. Staying with the Bungalow, Mr Diarmuid Devereux of Co Wexford fishing with his Gillie Mr. Tom O’Shea of caught a 2 ½ lbs Sea Trout on the troll. Staying in the Sea trout department, a client fishing with his Gillie Mr. Bob Priestley caught 2 Juniors and they also lost a fine Salmon, reason being my Noble Salmon ran off with the fly line, so tip of the day is check your fly is in order. Now we head upstream to the famous Butler Pool and of renowned fly angler Mr. Kevin McGillicuddy of Waterville and the UK caught fine 7 lbs Salmon on the fly. Now the Traditional Bacon and Cabbage party on the last day of the 2013 Salmon season and the presentations of the two cups, and here are the results, Mr. Tom Duggan of Kilkenny caught the first Salmon on the fly and his Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of received the Jim O’Sullivan Memorial Cup on his behalf and presented to Dominic by Mr. Vincent O’Sullivan of and for the biggest Salmon which weighed 20 lbs. Mr. Michael O’Sullivan of Waterville Boats and at received The Lobster Bar Cup Presented By the Landlady Mrs Sheila O’Carroll and I can tell you that Sheila and her Staff gave one hell of a party for we anglers and on behalf of all the anglers of the Waterville fishery we thank you and your staff for a great night and a good party had by all.

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