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Thursday, February 18, 2016


18/2/16  There were just a few boats out manipulating their lures in a light NW wind with a few showers as my Noble Anglers looked up to the heavens in anticipation but to no avail. Today I was sent an email from Mr. Paul Lawton of Cork  a regular angler to Lough Currane, he very kindly sent me an article on Neil’s Salmon from FISSTA and as follows.
FISSTA CONGRATULATE NEIL O’SHEA AND CURRANE First salmon of the season caught on Lough popular local gillie Local angler and angling guide Neil O’Shea made the most of improved
conditions today, along with a number of other anglers. Despite giving his co anglers and competitors a one and half hour lead he managed to get stuck into a good fish before the 11 o’clock tea break. At 10:50 the fish was guided over the net and boated. The salmon fell for a 13cm rainbow Rapala lure. When taken ashore and verified as the first salmon of the season it was weighed and measured at 10lb and 74cm. Read further: First salmon of the
season caught on Lough Currane in Co. Kerry opened yesterday but the day amounted to a wash out. It teemed with rain and a
strong wind from the South East kept anglers firmly out of the action. Vincent Appleby repo...


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