Shannonbridge Fishing Report …Dated
Despite some rain during the week river levels remained friendly for fishing.
Harold Halford fished a peg upstream of the village bridge on 25th July on a broken day and used maggot and worm to catch a satisfying bag of perch and roach.
Young Neal Fenton from Kildare choose to fish the village harbour on the 25th July and used a swimfeeder and various hook bait to catch pike, perch and roach. At one point a baby gull got caught in his line and was released safely.
Andy Thorpe from England fished on the River Suck on 24th July and used a swimfeeder to catch some bream and roach from a virgin swim which took some feed and some days to attract the fish but finally it happened.
Colin Dwyer from
Louise Killeen from Shannonbridge fished the Hot Water in sunshine on 27th July. She used maggot and a swimfeeder to catch tench and rudd with a bite every cast.
Madeline Davis from
Kevin Boltz from
On the 29th July Kevin fished on the
Bob Tilley also from
Nick Burt from
Local angler Ray Walshe fished out on Lough Mask in Mayo yesterday with boatman Martin Kelly. Ray used various wet flies including the Green Peter to catch ten trout that weighed between a half pound up to 2.5 lbs. Good fishing in the morning and five of the fish were big enough to keep. Ray took just one trout for a friend.