Shannonbridge Fishing Report
A mixed week with rain sun cloud and mixed. Sunshine yesterday and today.
The river level has risen to 3.46 Metres on scale alongside the Shannonbridge
Bridge. Thanks to all that recorded their catches. Some people had phone cameras
and will try to share their catch with the wwww.shannon-fishery-board.ie site.
- Liam O Reilly from Foxford, Mayo fished Lough Ree from his cruiser on
24th July using a medium size Toby lure with green markings to catch a brown
trout that weighed 6 lbs 2 oz and it tasted great he said.
- Glab Haley from
a spinner to catch a 90 cm. pike which he returned alive.
- Oliver Mc Kiernan from Rathcoole fished the
and used a Voblex lure to catch a 4 lbs pike which he returned alive.
- Jim Gleeson from Birdhill,
He used worms, Mepps lures and jigs to catch 30 good perch.
- James Leaback from Southend planned to fish the
using worms. His catch remains T.B.A. ( still in pub ).
- Frank Flood from
He uses mixed maggots to catch 9 perch and 4 roach.
-Thomas Quinn from Omeath fished at Shannonbridge on a fine 27th July
and used worms and float to catch 12 perch.
- Bob Hope from
and used feeder and yellow maggot for a 20 lbs mixed bag. Prebaiting required.
on the 24th July Bob fished the
Maggot to catch 12 lbs mixed bag for a good day.
On 27th July Bob Hope fished the
and used a feeder and red maggot to catch 15 lbs of roach and hybrids.
- Dave Gray from
on a sun / cloudy day. Using pole and red maggot and worm with a feeder he caught 20 lbs
of roach and hybrids. Dave found early morning and evening the best times.
- Barry Frappell from
Using a feeder and red maggot Barry caught 15 lbs of roach and hybrids. All the fish
were caught on the far side next to the bushes.
- Chris Compton from
on 27th July and used maggot and stick float to catch 16 lbs of roach and a 4.5 lbs pike.
- Chantelle Smith from
and lots of weed.
-Kevin Boltz from
On 23rd July using feeder and red maggot Kevin caught 20 lbs of roach. The next day from the
Same swim he caught 52 lbs of roach and hybrids up to one pound each. Bites all day.
On 27th July Kevin fished the
pole he caught 28 lbs that included 6 tench and 6 bream. The water was coloured by the dredger
that was clearing weeds. All three days were wet. Kevin had put back his usual holiday to avoid
the warm sun of last year.
- Bob Tilley from
- Mike Gavin from
- Molleus Kirt from
He caught 5 pike which were all 30 cm. They were released alive.
- Schopf Uwe from
to catch one pike measuring 60 cm. Returned alive.
- Teenager Joshua Mulholland ( 13 ) from
caught a 15 lbs pike using a plug lure. The fish was returned alive.
- Fred Gledhill from Rush,
with maggot and corn to catch 40 roach, hybrids and one skimmer all averaging one pound.
Next day Fred fished the same swim in the same conditions and it was dead. So he rigged up a dead bait
And in a few minutes he had hooked a 25 lbs pike approx. Fish was returned alive.