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Sunshine And April Showers

24 April 2012

There is a small fresh in the water and the level is now at 0.47 metres on the gauge, still low but a welcome rise. Fishing has been slightly better over recent days, there has been a run of smaller fish in the 5 to 7lbs range. Spinner and prawn have accounted for the majority of fish over the past week. More rain is expected over the next few days so the water level should continue to creep up slowly.
Among the fish reported during the past week were; M. King had a 9lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, N. Wakedshaw had an 8lbs fish on prawn from the Island Pool, S. Morgan had a 6lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, J. Ford had a 9lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, J. A tkinson had a 4lbs fish on fly from the Sea Pool, J. Parkinson had a 7lbs fish on flying c from Corry, D. Haire had a 9lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, P. Glover had a 7lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, R, Todd had a 4lbs fish on prawn from the Sea Pool, J. Philpott had an 8lbs fish on prawn from Peter’s Hole, G. Morrow had a 9lbs fish on prawn from the Sand Hole, J. Daragh had a 7lbs fish on flying c from the Black Hole, P. Mc Causland released 2 fish from the Tinkers’ Hole estimated at 5 and 6lbs, P. Molloy had a 6lbs fish on tube fly from Brineys, P. Doherty had a 7.5lbs fish on yellow belly devon from the end of the Blackwater and E. Oliver had an 8lbs fish on fly from the Mill Pool.

Today’s Water Level.

Today’s Temperatures.
Water 11c
Air 11c

Wind N 08
Humidity 69%
Pressure 999(hPa)


Marty King With His Fish On Friday 13th.


Stuart Morgan With His Fish On Sunday 15th.


John Ford With His Fish On Monday 16th.


John Parkinson With His Fish Wednesday 18th.

High Tides For the Coming Days.


Paddy Doherty With His Fish Yesterday.

Weather Outlook.

April 2012 11:33

Today Widespread showers this afternoon, many turning heavy at times and giving isolated thunderstorms also. However, showers will tend to die out this evening and early tonight. Winds mostly light, variable. Highest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees Celsius. Tonight Tonight will be cold, dry and clear in many areas with fog patches and some grass frost inland for a time. However, rain will develop across much of Munster and south Leinster overnight, turning heavy near southern and southeastern coasts before morning. Fresh to strong, east to northeast winds will set in later. Lowest temperatures 2 to 6 degrees Celsius.

Tomorrow
Rain will extend northwards during Wednesday accompanied by strong, gusty northeast to north winds. Spells of heavy rain will occur for much of the day in the east of the country but rain will be slow to reach northwestern areas. It will feel cold with highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees Celsius.

Outlook
Heavy rain will continue to affect parts of the east and south on Wednesday night, with an ongoing risk of localised flooding. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees in strong northerly winds. The rain will persist on Thursday with the east coast being the most affected with further heavy falls. Elsewhere the rain will be lighter with some sunny spells at times. Highest temperatures of 7 to 12 degrees in strong northerly winds.

The wet and windy weather will continue on Friday with widespread rain and fresh northerly winds. This will keep temperatures at 7 to 10 degrees. However on Saturday the rain will ease off, with showers developing and more in the way of sunny spells. Temperatures will rise a degree or two and will reach 9 to 12 degrees, however the fresh northerly winds will still be blowing. On Sunday it looks more rain is on the way with all parts being affected.

The unsettled weather will continue into next week too.

Paul Molloy With His Fish Yesterday.


Richard Todd With His Fish On Saturday.
Picture Courtesy A. Mc Grane.


One Of Paul Mc Causland’s Released Fish On The 18th.
Picture Courtesy P. Mc Causland.


Emile Oliver With His Fish From The Mill Pool On Fly Today.

Salmon Fishing in Ireland

Shane Gallagher
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