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Monday, February 19, 2018


Damian and Kevin been given the  Paddy Carey Memorial Cup
19/2/18 Lough Currane was all quiet on the SW front, so on that note we will head straight to the action down stream to the World Famous Butler Pool and at Where Local fly only Angler Mr. Kevin O’Shea, who has taken all the limelight so far this season and continued that trait today on the Pool when he caught himself a cracker of a 9 lbs. Salmon on the fly, and not satisfied with that, Kevin headed straight to the Waterville Inn to be presented with the Paddy Carey Memorial Cup by the Landlord of the Waterville Inn Mr. Damian Duff  this evening for catching the first Salmon of 2018 on the 8/2/18 and staying in the Cup department, Local Angler Mr. Jim Sayers was presented with Waterville Inn Sea Trout Cup again by the Landlord of the Waterville Inn Mr. Damian Duff and at for the Biggest Sea Trout in 2017 caught on Lough Derriana, which weighed in at 6.68 lbs. Wind SW then veered NW light to fresh. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall 10.4mm. Maximum air temperature 11.9c.                         
Damian and Jim receiving the
Waterville Inn Sea Trout Cup 

The Champions of 2017 and 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018


Waterville Lake and air temperature! 
18/2/18 Lough Currane anglers were in the calm, cool and colective mood in all departments as they looked up to the heavens and pondered on  their next move in the fly and lure department and as their day drew to an end at least they could say they were still in the race to catch first Lough Currane Salmon for 2018. Now For the tails of the unexpected, rumour has it that there was a Big Sea Trout  in 14 lbs. class caught in the past week? Wind SW light to calm and overcast with light misty rain at times. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall,
1.0mm. Maximum air temperature 9.4c.                     

Saturday, February 17, 2018


17/2/18 They say to be a Salmon angler one has to have the patience of a Saint and that may well be true, because the Lough Currane Anglers patience is being tried to the limit as they still try and catch the first Lough Currane Salmon of 2018. Wind Light and variable WSW and veered SE fresh with good cloud cover with showers. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall 9.2mm. Maximum air temperature 9.5c.

Friday, February 16, 2018


16/2/18 Lough Currane was on the Wild side this morning with a strong SW wind blowing down the Lake as anglers waited eagerly for the wind to drop, but it was after lunch befor the odd boat ventured out and sadly they didn’t record Lough Currane’s first Salmon this day. Wind as already stated, there was some good heavy rain at times during the day. Yesterdays’s weather, amount od rainfall 3.4mm. Maximum air temperature 7.2c.   

Thursday, February 15, 2018


15/2/18 It’s the cold weather today that makes all the headlines with a fresh to strong SW wind blowing with a mixture of rain, sleet and snow and with all that the Lough Currane anglers battled it out, but to no avail. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall 13.8mm. Maximum air temperature 11.0c.     

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


photo taken from the Inny Bridge  
14/2/18 The Waterville Fishery today was all quiet on the SW front, so on that note we will head for the controversy in the weights and measures of yesterday’s fine fish. Yesterday I was accused of False News by exaggerating the weight of  Liam’s fine Salmon by ½ lb and I have checked all my correspondence and there is no exaggeration on my part, you could say its 3-1 in my favour! Wind WSW fresh with good cloud cover with showers. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall 2.4mm. Maximum air temperature 6.8c.

photo taken from the Inny Bridge  

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


13/2/18 All the Salmon head lines came from the World Famous Butler Pool of This evening Local Angler and Pro Golfer Mr. Liam Higgins caught a cracker of a 11 lbs. Salmon on the fly. Now we head upstream to Lough Currane where it was all quiet on SW front and Local Gillie Mr. Dominic McGillicuddy of reported that there were a few boats out manipulating but sadly still waiting for that first elusive Salmon, but to be fair there was a good flood last night but you can mark my Words My Noble Lough Currane Salmon will be caught in the next few days? Wind SW fresh with the odd hale shower. Yesterdays weather, amount of rainfall 21.8mm. Maximum air temperature 7.6c.