May 12th Tullan Strand, Bundoran, County Donegal
June 9th Wicklow beaches
July 21st Wexford Beaches All Ireland Smooth hound Championships (OPEN)
July 22nd Wexford Beaches
August 18th Cappaclough Co. Kerry
October 13th Long strand, Co. Cork
December 1st Youghal Beach All Ireland Cod Championships (OPEN)
December 2nd Reserve Date, Youghal Area.
All competitions above, including Opens, count towards the SAISAC Master Angler.
A total of 80 anglers traveled to take part in this event. It was a pleasant evening with anglers stretched along Youghal and Redbarn Beaches.
On the beaches…
Fishing was steady, but cod were in sort supply. At 9.00pm lines were reeled in and the anglers returned to The Walter Raleigh to tally the score cards and for the Prizegiving.
There was a total of 399 fish caught by the anglers, the species caught were Whiting, Dogfish, Painted Ray, Coalfish, Flounder, Bass, Cod, Shore Rockling, Poor Cod.
The results were as follows:
Junior: Liam Davis 4 Fish, 115 Points
Biggest Round: Paddy Ryan Coalfish 51 cm
Biggest Flat: John Diamond Flounder 33 cm
Biggest Ray: Derek Kendrick Painted Ray 86 cm
Overall Match Winner: Joe Carley 19 Fish 742 Points
Zone A: Jordan Muir 15 Fish 632 Points
Zone B: Derek Kendrick 14 Fish 649 Points
Zone C Aidan O’Halloran 17 Fish 623 Points
Irish Cod Champion 2017: Jimmy Kelly
The Henry’s Tackle Irish Cod Champion for 2017 was Jimmy Kelly of Suir
Joe Carley of Menapia being presented with his prize by SAI SAC Chairman, Donal O’Neill
Sea Angling Ireland SAC would like to thank the Sponsor, Henry’s Tackle Shop. We would like to also thank the Walter Raleigh Hotel for their hospitality during the weekend. We will be back in Youghal next year on December 1st for the sixth Irish Cod Championships.
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