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TRAVEL IRELAND

Bodo Funke also has a modern predator boat available, with which he fishes with clients for pike, like here on Lough Key.

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strong rainbow trout that are not that easy to fool. On the estate some forty apartments are build for guest, we stayed in one of these; the restaurant serves an excellent meal, although we usually had our meal in the bar because it had the same high standard and we could follow the news on internet there.

there are some specific sections that can be fished well with the fly. Fishery manager Stuart Price showed us some promising sections of the Wall Pool and together with Mario I fished this section intensely for most of the day with floating and slow sinking fly-lines combined with fast sinking leaders.

Even if most sections of the River Moy that belong to the hotel are more suitable to other methods of fishing (and things can be ‘wild’ here when the grilse turn up in large numbers during the summer),

A double handed fly-rod of at least thirteen foot is necessary here to cover the water well enough. Very often you are wading just a short distance from the shore and there is little room to place SPORTFISHING ADVENTURES | Q4 2019

Another alternative to fly-fishing for trout and salmon consists of fly-fishing for pike.

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Sportfishing Adventures - Issue 8 | Q4 2019