Brian Russell Fly Fishing Ireland


Another season over!

Posted by brian russell on Friday, November 15, 2013
Well that was a short, sharp and eventful season.  Fishing in Ireland 2013 had it all from the worst snow in the Spring to a near drought summer. The spring saw heavy hatches of olives,  and while the black gnat was very patchy the mayfly where abundant and  the blue wing, sedge and midge fishing was fantastic on the balmy summer nights. When prepared to adapt to meet the prevailing conditions great sport can always be had on our rivers.  I read once in the days when I was gainfully employed ...
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Must be your turn with camera son?

Posted by brian russell on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Nearly there son!

Posted by brian russell on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Louis's from Cusher

Posted by brian russell on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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New season off to a flier!

Posted by brian russell on Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Well suppose I was always expecting great things after the mild winter but who could have forecast the quality of early season trouting that we are experiencing on the Bann, Cusher and Lagan.  Trout and LDO's are both plentiful and Tuesday 13th March gave me an incredible couple of hours on the Bann with the fish in fine condition and up on the olives.  What a fantastic combination an olive klink and size 16 baetis nymph are at this time of year.  Thomas my middle son ( aged 12) proved the ef...
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