Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

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Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby corbyeire » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:16 pm

well it has to be said Galway Bay is barren and heading out to Conamara doesn't seem to improve the fishing much. Generally the fishing slows down this time of year, but blank after blank has me thinking the cold spell has pushed fish off for good - or have the super trawlers been "sheltering" recently?

How has it been round the country for the rest of ye? - any hope at all :lol:
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby Clive O Driscoll » Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:06 pm

Well for me Personally, I have blanked last 3 sessions...
Went down to Blackwater yesterday for Salmon, the River is HUGE, looking forward to the Easter, got to keep Positive I suppose
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby eddyfletch » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:18 pm

was down waterford direction last night testing out my recent purchase of century excallibur tt . had 5 flounder 2 dabs a codling and a coalie, nothing of size but sure beats the blank
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby MC » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:52 pm

Really slow not even dogs about
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby chuckaroo » Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:35 am

Tough enough getting a trout too this time of year but had this cracker today, 4lb 5oz. :D And it’s tough enough at the best of times tbh but I’d be hard pushed to be persuaded to try for a fish from the sea shore especially at this time of year.
You may take up the freshwater fishing Brian..
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby corbyeire » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:27 pm

beauty charlie, I have to admit ive tried piking this year...
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Re: Terrible fishing, even for this time of year!

Postby nicefish » Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:02 pm

chuckaroo wrote:Tough enough getting a trout too this time of year but had this cracker today, 4lb 5oz. :D And it’s tough enough at the best of times tbh but I’d be hard pushed to be persuaded to try for a fish from the sea shore especially at this time of year.
You may take up the freshwater fishing Brian..
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