Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mayfly Competition Sunday 15th May on Lough Arrow

Lough Arrow trout on buzzer, gnat and dapped mayfly
Good hatches of Mayfly have now been observed on Lough Arrow, with several fish reported to have been caught by anglers dapping natural flies and others catching fish on the spent gnat. Late evening buzzer fishing remains productive, with the best fish of the week taken by Peter Dunne on a Buzzer, a fine 5.5lbs trout; in addition Peter had another four trout to the Buzzer averaging 3lbs. While dapping green Mayflies, David Frazer had one trout of 2lbs, Jonathan Frazer had five in total, with his best 2.5lbs while Ken Murray boated four trout. Gerry Martin had great success on the spent gnat, boating five trout. Lough Arrow Fish Preservation Association and District Angling Club will host its annual Mayfly Competition on Sunday the 15th May, for entry or further details please contact J.Frazer on 087 2670768.