Category: Fishing In Ireland

Lock down in Northern Ireland

While travelling to visit family in N.Ireland in March, I found myself stuck there during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As month 1 went to month 2 and so forth, my brother offered me some fishing gear.  Wearing his big size 11’s, we ventured out to the River Bush.   The flies that were around us were small […]

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Springtime on the Irish Loughs

By Mark Linton By far the most important factor in fly-fishing for wild brown trout in Irish lakes is the weather, at least for the big lakes anyway. The smaller lakes can respond better in less than ideal conditions. The kind of day you are after would be heavily overcast, with a moderate breeze; preferably […]

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Fishing season has started in N.Ireland

Prime Trout Season in Ireland by Mark Linton, Belfast, N.Ireland I shouldn’t be writing this, I should be fishing! It’s prime trout fishing season here in Ireland but the wind is blowing from the east, bitterly cold and gusting to 50 mph. It’s not ideal.  The season started well on my local river with big […]

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