Category: Competitions

Corcoran Cup: 6 DTAA Anglers through

The Leinster Qualifier, also known as the Corcoran Cup was fished yesterday in bright sunshine and no wind on Lough Owel. DTAA member Brian Conway had an amazing fish in excess of 10 pounds and took top position (10.3 Lbs). Also qualifying were President Fran Nugent, John O’Neill, Willie Scully, Dave Canning and Secretary Cathal […]

Christmas Outing 2023

DTAA had our annual Christmas outing in Laois Angling Centre yesterday with 14 anglers catching and releasing 53 fish. The weather wasn’t too bad with only a small drizzle shower during the day. Our winner on the day was Brian Conway with a tremendous 15 fish, while Matt Clarke took the second spot with 11 […]

Elvery Cup 2023

The Elvery Cup was fished at the rescheduled date of Saturday 19th August at Lough Lene, Collinstown. With storms affecting much of Ireland on Friday 18th there were some concerns that conditions may not suit but this concern was unwarranted. 24 anglers turned out for the day with 10 anglers weighing in their heaviest fish. […]

Ian Rowand Cup

24 DTAA anglers braved the strong westerly winds last weekend on Owel to enjoy a great day out for the Ian Rowand Cup. It is fair to say that conditions were good, with decent cloud cover contributing to a respectable┬áreturn of 18 fish for the 24 anglers, and many stories of missed and lost fish. […]

Family Day Out!

The annual juvenile outing was a great success. DTAA and Dodder Anglers hosted the event at the Southern County Fishery in Garryhill. Taking place last Sunday 16th July, more than 30 people were attending with 14 young anglers competing for the prizes. The emphasis was on fun and ‘giving it a go’ rather than competition, […]

Anna Livia 2023

This year’s Anna Livia, normally fished on the Liffey, was held at Bohernabreena on Sunday 18th June. This was due to ongoing concerns about the fishing performance on our Liffey fisheries, which is currently being investigated by a number of agencies. The warm, dry Summer continued, with a southerly wind making casting tricky for some […]