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Chub InvasionIt is now official, the Irish Midlands has a new coarse fish species. After reports over the past two years of chub being caught in the River Inny, the Shannon Fishery Board decided at the end of June to do a survey of the river. The survey, which was carried out on a half-mile
The Royal Canal was the place to be during May, with plenty of tench, rudd, roach and big pike falling to visiting anglers. Here in Ireland the month of May 2006 has been one of the wettest since records began. This has resulted in the lakes flooding up into nearby fields and rivers overflowing their
During the early part of April the weather has been cruel, with constant east to northeast winds making life difficult for even the hardiest anglers. Remember that old saying, When the wind blows from the south or west it fishes the best. When the wind blows from the north or east it fishes the least.
Welcome along to these new angling updates on fishing here in the Irish Midlands. My name is Bernie Murphy. I live just outside Longford Town, which is situated in the heart of the Midlands of Ireland. In future (drink permitting) I hope to give you regular updates on the angling scene. These will be in