Photo of the day

Random fishing and fly tying photographs. I will try to post as often as I can.

blue and silver devon

reflections

Boats in the yard

home made weights to

Tying an Allys Shrimp
flies for springers
Castlebar, 1948

Jan 1st 2019 – I will try hard to post more often!!!

A rather tired looking old Toby, one that might benefit from a lick of paint.[/caption]

 

a salmon boils close to the boat

seacat in Stranraer

 

red-midge-size-16

Teal

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Ben at the helm, Bog Bay, Carrowmore

old photo of Ben and Mick as we leave the roachpond

The car at cross strand

Warning!

Sky over white strand

making up traces for the weekend

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new braid on the old Penn reel

Foxford

time to get the sea fishing gear looked out

Silver March Brown

A heron on the banks of the Castlebar river

reports suggest lough Mask is fishing well right now

Silver Invicta, size 12

New reel

Claret Bumble / Clan Chief with a muddler head

the ford

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trolling gear for the Cashel

Ben asleep after lunch

box of bits

River Griese, County Kildare

The river Greese, Co. Kildare

The summer sun slowly setting over the county Mayo countryside

Rain heading our way, Lough Conn August 2017

heading downstream

Pike on the Rapala

green stimulator

a pair of sea reels

Summer is coming…………

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Charlie Byrne's book shop

Frank Dooley landed the first salmon today (opening day) at the Glenisland River mouth. A very fresh 8lb fish

Connemara Black tied on a thumping great size 6 hook

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Capes on the fly tying bench

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Clydagh river

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pearsalls-silk-shades

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17th May

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3.5.2016

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A broken marker pole on Cullin. Two weeks ago this hazard was covered in water. Take care when fishing and motoring on Irish loughs, there are lots of these damaged poles out there.

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24.4.2016

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Ashore in Castlehill Bay for a brew yesterday

27.3.2016

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Water is still high on the Corrib River in Galway

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I have been sadly amiss in not posting photos lately due to work commitments.

View across Ballinlough

Looking across Ballinlough, near Westport, Co. Mayo

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Pearsill’s tying silk, still the best for making spiders.

25.11.2015

Storm clouds gather over the Cashel River in County Mayo

29.11.2015

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A Connemara Black Dabbler still in the vice.

3.12.2015

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Sculpture beside Lough Owel

7.12.2015

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Helen and Nessie looking out across a sheltered bay on Lough Corrib.

8.12.2015

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Bridge over the Cong River. A popular salmon river, the Cong is also an important spawning stream for Ferox trout.

10.12.2015

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Lough Beltra

16th December 2015

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Me on top of Nephin last year. You can see the Errew shore, Castlehill Bay and Brachwannsha in the distance.

19.12.2015

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Buzzers in the fly box

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Soldier Palmers

30.12.2015

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Goldheads

31.12.2016

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A couple of Clousers

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In my fly box

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My GOB variant

1.1.2016

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In my wetfly box

11..1.2016

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Castlebar, my adopted home

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