Gary Houston from Northern Ireland with a fine Sheelin trout.

Brenda Montgomery’s weekly bulletin on Lough Sheelin always makes for interesting reading. In her latest report, she highlights the lakes eutrophicati(...)

Trout of the week of 5lbs for Cian Murtagh from the Inchicup area on Lough Sheelin.

Apart from regularly hooking themselves, fishermen often hook old boots, fence posts, cows and other animals. They don’t mean to do it; it just happen(...)

Robert Vaughan with his specimen cuckoo wrasse of 36cm, caught in Cork Harbour, in June 2019

The Scottish government has identified 12 groups of hazards, including fish farming, that may contribute to the decline of wild salmonids. It is well(...)

Thomas O’Loughlin, World Cup winner 2016

It’s not every day of the week an angler can boast a catch of 12 trout, particularly when it happens to be finals day of the World Cup Fly Fishing ch(...)

Seamus O’Neill from Cavan with his 6.3kg beauty at Ballynahinch Castle Fishery.

DWR Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have won the overall award for the Welsh Area Institute of Water Innovation for the Wee(...)

Armagh angler David Connor with one of his Sheelin catches

A review of the national policy to examine all relevant data for the management of bass, pike and trout is underway by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)(...)

Alan Hough, centre, accepting the Ignatius Cup from John Burke, left, and Tómas Burke

More than 100 anglers were glued to Nuacht on TG4 in Burke’s of Clonbur, Co Galway, to watch playback of the first day of the Burke’s fly fishing com(...)

Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association incoming officers, from left: treasurer Eamonn Ross, chairman Kenneth O’Keefe and secretary Thomas Lynch

The recent annual general meeting of Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association (LSTPA) in Crover House Hotel was well attended, with close to 100 mem(...)

Pat Magowan, Orran (10) and Cillian (7) were among those who enjoyed tight lines at Bangor’s Eisenhower Pier

What have the World Cup Trout Fly Fishing Championship and Croagh Patrick got in common, apart from being in Co Mayo? Answer: both had their main a(...)