Great day in Annamoe Fishery yesterday with 16 Anglers fishing our annual Christmas competition.A big thank you to Brian who had the tea and coffee ready on our arrival, Cathal Mc Donnell took 1st place 2nd Gerry Heaslip and 3rd Dermot Flynn, a very enjoyable day had by all , thank you all for coming […]
Huge congrats and well done to John O’Neill, Fran Nugent, Paul Delaney and Dave Canning for making the cut to represent Ireland in the spring international on Draycote next year
DTAA wishes member Paul Delaney and the other Irish team members the very best of luck for the International this Thursday in Wales. Tight lines lads.
The 2022 McCarron cup returned to Lough Owel after a 2 year hiatus due to the global pandemic which now seems, thankfully and hopefully, like a distant memory. This is the final of 6 DTAA competitions in the angling calendar and is much anticipated by all who take part. We had 24 anglers out on […]
As we head into the final competition of the DTAA calendar, it is clear that this event is much bigger than any single competition. It is all to play for among the top three: Competition secretary, angler extraordinaire and fly tying master Tom ‘Hipster’ Hipwell is in pole position on 39 points. Snapping at Hipwell’s […]
Congratulations to Gerry Heaslip for winning the Ryder Cup today on Bohernabreena Resevoirs. It was tough fishing conditions with 5 anglers catching fish. Tom Hipwell was 2nd and John O‘Neill was 3rd. All to play for heading to the last competition of the year the McCarron cup in 24th September.
Huge congratulations to Paul Delaney for qualifying for the Irish team at yesterdays Interprovincials. And to Justin Clarke for making reserves.Leinster won on the day congratulations to all.
Great day today for the Elvery Cup fished on Lough Lene by an eager 28 members. Super conditions but the fish were hard got even though there were plenty showing and brought up. Gerry Heaslip took top spot with a fish of 3.2 lbs, 2nd – Tom Hipwell 3.13 lbs , 3rd John O’Neill 3.07 […]
Grateful to John O’Neill for this excellent tying of the classic sedge pattern: The Welshman’s Button The Welshman’s Button is a sedge that hatches from morning till dusk, mid May right through the summer with small hatches in early August and even as late as September on lough Mask. Lough Ennell, Sheelin, Ree and Conn […]
DTAA member and expert fly tier, Donal Raftery presents his two picks. These are Donal’s go-to flies when fishing the magnificent Lough Conn at Mayfly time and he’d have these on his cast on any lough when the hatch is on. Big thanks to Donal. Please feel free to like and share…. On the left […]