T.A.F.I Leinster River Youths Qualifier 2018

CaptureqedfefLeinster youth river qualifier will be held on the 2nd  of September 2018 and the Venue will be the River Blackwater in Kell’s, Co. Meath, kindly hosted by the Kell’s Angling club.

Entry fee: €25. Meeting at Maudlin Bridge for 8.30 am sharp. (53.735883, -6.868756) These are co-ordinates for Google maps or Sat Navs.

Fishing: Session 1: 10:30-1:00pm & Session 2: 2:30-5:00pm

Food, Results and Prize given will be after end of competition venue will be stated on morning of competition at registration.

Anglers to provide their own pack lunches for break in between sessions.


  • All hooks must be Barbless.
  • Only Maximum of 3 rods to be set up.
  • Maximum 3 flies to be fished at any one time.
  • Minimum size: 18cm to tip of the tail.
  • Only brown trout to count.

All anglers must provide a controller (18yrs+). Name of angler and controller to be with Mark Driver (086 0349273) by the 27th of August.

If a parent or guardian wishes to come along on the day and help out it would be great.

Entry fee to be given on morning of competition at meeting point.

We look forward to seeing you there on the day

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2018 T.A.F.I National Lake Qualifiers

THE 2018 TAFI Lake Interprovincial WILL BE HELD ON LOUGH CORRIB ON SATURDAY, 25TH August HOSTED BY Oughterard Anglers Boatmen’s Association & Moycullen Anglers. 

 VENUE:    The Pier, Oughterard, CO GALWAY

Start: 11am – Finish : 6pm

(Registration at The Pier, Oughterard between 9:15 am and 10:15 am)

 Catch and release – Size limit 33 cm

(A list of rules will be issued to each angler before the competition)

Winners will be announced and prizes will be presented at a reception afterwards in

Boat Inn, Oughterard, Co Galway at 6:45 PM

Entry fee: Boating angler €80 supplying boat and engine – Non-boating angler €100

Every Provence is requested to provide 50% of Boating/Non-Boating Anglers

Boats may be hired at a cost of €40.00 locally


Breanachts Pub, Oughterard, CO Galway

Only members of clubs affiliated to TAFI may fish the competition

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES:   Tuesday 14th August 2018

Please return your Entry Form and club cheque payable to “Connaught Angling Council” to:

Martin Murphy, Luimnagh, Corrandulla, Co Galway.

No Late Entries Accepted

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Leinster Youth Notice

Leinster youth Lake qualifier which was to  be held on the 12th of May 2018 and the Venue will be is the Rathdrum Trout Angler’s Lake in Co. Wicklow has been postponed till further notice. This is due to a Garda vetting issue and will be resolved as soon as possible if you have any questions please contact our acting youth officer Mark Driver on 0860349273.

Updates will be posted here.

Thank you.

Leinster Council

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T.A.F.I Leinster Lake Qualifier & Masters 2018

Leinster TAFI Senior Lake & Masters inc

Lough Owel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Sunday 15th April 2018 – registration @ Jack Dolan Shore @ 10.00am sharp

Competition on a basis of Two heaviest trout as bag limit. 14 inch limit to fork of tail .After that ON THE CARD Each will have a value of 681 grams or one& half pounds  

Fee: 50.00 Euro for ANGLER 30 Euro BOATMAN to be sent to Brian Lynch (Hon Sec.) through respective club secretaries, which will be made up of 10.00 Euro Team Ireland, 10.00 Euro Restocking & 20.00 Euro Competition inc. Fishing times 11.00 am to 6.00 pm , Entry fee to  be in by Monday 9 of April 2018  ( NO LATE ENTRIES)

Top Twenty Rods: to qualify for Inter Pro Lake – Top 6 rods to qualify for Masters lake


  1. The competition is based on TWO heaviest trout basis of bag limit. AND ON THE CARD AFTER THIS.
  2. A set of rules to be supplied on the morning of the competition to each competitor.
  3. Competitors entering the completion must be a member of a Leinster T.A.F.I affiliated club and must produce a current membership card for which angling club he/she represents
  4. Weigh in details will be announced on the mourning
  5. A draw will take place as partners in boat on the mourning. Anglers are responsible for providing their own boat. All anglers must hold a 2018 Midland Fisheries Group Permit Adult Annual 45 euro, Adult 1 day 20 euro , AOP Annual 25 euro
  6. Information contact Brian Lynch 087 9818187 or Pat Noonan 086 1096129
  7. Fee (Lake boatman 30 euro angler 50 euro,) (Masters boatman 30 euro angler 50 euro,) ( Lake & masters boatman 50 euro Lake & Masters angler 70 euro)
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TAFI Leinster Rivers 2018

T.A.F.I. Leinster River Championship Qualifier 2018

CaptureqedfefHosted by the Rathdrum Trout Anglers on the 6th of May 2018 on The Avonmore River.




Day programme.

  1. Register between 7am & 8am in The Rathdrum trout Anglers club house, Brewery Lane, Rathdrum town, Co Wicklow. (Using Google Maps – Enter – Rathdrum Trout Anglers, It will give you directions).
  2. Where some food, tea and coffee will be provided to the competitors and stewards arriving on the morning.
  3. Draw for beats at registration.
  4. Announcements to all anglers and stewards via rules and beats.
  5. Depart to first session at 8.30am with the beat marshals if competitors leave before this and get lost they will not be allowed extra time to complete their 3 hour session.
  6. Fishing from 10am to 1pm cards to be handed back by Stewarts to org committee at lunch and end of day.
  7. Lunch break and second score card handed out to controllers, please provide your own lunch, location will be announced on the morning of the comp.
  8. Depart for second session as soon as possible
  9. Fishing from 2.30 to 5.30(once there is no delay at lunch time).
  10. All score cards to be handed in by stewards to org committee
  11. Dinner at 6.30- 7
  12. Results and prizes at 7pm.


Point to note: in order to aid the club in running a good competition we will ask all anglers to be on time and when requested to assemble to do so, the day will be short and any time wasting will result in a later finish. We will ask you to be as prompt as possible finishing up on you beats after the morning session and to get to the lunchtime location as swiftly as possible.

All entries of 40 euros to be with Brendan Driver (Club Treasurer) 12 Kilgarron Park, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow by no later than 20th of April. This is to include Name of Angler, Stewart (18yrs+) and club you’re representing. For further information, please contact the Club secretary and Competition organiser, Mark Driver on 0860349273.

Day Tickets available in Tourist office (Square Rathdrum) and Avondale sports (Main Street), The Meetings of the Waters pub. Competition water will be closed one week prior to competition. However there will be some stretches of water available to practice on please contact Mark regarding this during the closed time frame for fishing before competition date.

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Leinster Youth Lake Competition

T.A.F.I Leinster Lake Youths Qualifier

2v4r4rtv4tLeinster youth Lake qualifier will be held on the 1st of September 2018 and the Venue will be on the Rathdrum Trout Angler’s Lake in Co. Wicklow, kindly hosted by the Rathdrum Trout Anglers.

Entry fee: €20 on the morning of the competition. Meeting at 10am to set up and register. Lake is in Glasnarget area outside Rathdrum Town. These are the area co-ordinates for the lake (52.938965, -6.216154). If you copy and paste these into Google or Google Maps they will give you directions to lake.

Fishing is from 11am – 4pm

Food, Results and Prize given will be after end of competition at the venue.


  • All hooks must be Barbless.
  • Only Maximum of 3 rods to be set up.
  • Maximum 1 flie to be fished at any one time.

Entry fee to be given on the morning of the competition.

Name of Angler, their D.O.B. and their Club must be in by the 25th of August to Mark Driver on 086 0349273 . Any further information needed please contact Mark.

We look forward to seeing you there on the day

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Leinster winT.A.F.I National Bank Finals 2018

28053447_10215714147394983_569809942_nHuge congratulations to Team Leinster who wont the T.A.F.I National Bank Finals, which were held on Laois Angling Center last weekend. There was 6 team members from each province taking part and it was Munster’s  Albert Adcock who took the individuals with Leinster’s Donal Monahan grabbing second and Leinster’s Sean Dempsey finishing off the top three 28116777_10215714151035074_948493492_nplaces.  Congrats to the rest of the Leinster team of Alan Lawless, Hubert Smith, John Kellegher and Rodger Fowler on a great team effort.

28001479_10215714152395108_1752194941_nWell done all other teams with Ulster Fishing second and Connaught and Munster for joint third over all. Leinster TAFI would like to wish the team that qualified all the best in their future international Tournaments to come. We would like to congratulate Albert Adcock on his fine win. Thanks to all those who organised the competition and thanks to Laois Angling Center for allowing us once again to host our competitions on there great venue.




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