Leinster T.A.F.I Lake 2017

Leinster TAFI Senior Lake
Lough Owel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath -Easter Sunday 16th April 2017 – registration @ Jack Dolan Shore @ 10.00am

20160417_105822Competition on a basis of three heaviest trout as bag limit 13 inch limit to fork of tail .After that ON THE CARD Each will have a value of 454 grams or one pound
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 paid by Monday 3 of April 2016 ( NO LATE ENTRIES)
Top Twenty Rods: to qualify for Inter Pro – Venue to be decided.
1. The competition is based on three heaviest trout basis of bag limit of three trout 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. Anglers are responsible for providing their own boat. All anglers must hold a 2017 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

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Leinster T.A.F.I Rivers 9th of April 2017 Mountmellick

mountmellickThe T.A.F.I, Senior Leinster River Qualifier River will be held on the Barrow in Mountmellick Co Laois.
Sunday 9th April 2017, fishing 1st session 10.00 to 13 00 & 2nd session 2.30 to 5.30.
Entries to Mountmellick Anglers Assoc. Entry Fee – 40.00 Euro, includes 10 euro Team Ireland , tea & coffee in mourning , Soup & Hot food after competition. Payment to come from each clubs hon sec to, Brian Lynch Hon Sec.. Entries to be with Brian by Friday 31st of March 2017 no late entries, Anglers name and stewards name to be included in entry plus phone no of each,angler & steward must be 18 years of age
Registration from 8.30 am till 9.15 am at Ivor Coxs shop the square Mountmellick anglers late for registration will automatically miss 1st session
Assembly talk at 9.16 am, no angler to leave for beat till 9.30 am.
1. The competition is on a catch and release basis and the angler must provide a named steward for draw purposes.
2. A set of rules will be supplied on the morning of the competition to each competitor.
3. Competitors entering the competition must be a member of a Leinster TAFI affiliated club and must produce there club membership card from whom’s club they represent.
4. Weigh-in will take place at 5.45pm..venue details on the mourning
5. The top 20 rod’s qualify to fish the inter-pro, details on venue and date to follow.
6. The competition will be scored on FIPS MOUCHE system for all scoring fish of 20cm or greater , 20 points will be awarded for each and & every cm of length plus 100 points for every trout combine total, placing points will be included in total score.

(River closed for one week before competition for anglers & their agents 1st April at midnight to 9th April inc.) permits Ivor Coxs shop the Square Mountmellick Co Laois phone 057 86 24107.

For more information  please contact TAFI competition committee Pat Noonan, 086-1096129 or Brian Lynch 087 9818197

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Leinster T.A.F.I Competitions for 2017

Following our recent A.G.M here are the competition dates and information for the same:

Leinster Lakes: Lough Owel April 16th, entries to be in by the 31st of March to the Leinster sectary Brian Lynch, entries are 30 euro for boating anglers and 50 euros for non boating anglers. A draw for boat partners will take place prior to the competition which will have a three fish bag limit and every fish there after will be scored on a card and released. Fishing will be from 10.30 to 6pm. Further information will be posted before the event.

Leinster Rivers: Mountmellick and the River Barrow on the 30th of April entries to be in by the 14th of April to the Leinster sectary Brian Lynch, entries are 40 euro per person and each angler must have a steward with them who is over 18 years of age. This competition will be held catch and release and a draw for beats will be done before the competition. Further information will be posted before the event.

Leinster Youths: Venues to be confirmed, the Leinster youths rivers and lakes will be held on the weekend of the 8th & 9th of April. If you are interested or know any youth interested in taking part please feel free to contact our youth officer Shane Callan for more information.

For more information please contact Sectary Brian Lynch at Drinagh, Mountmellick, Co. Laois or at badrina@eircom.net.

We look forward to seeing you there and thanks to the host clubs for giving us their waters to hols these events.



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Leinster Youth Fly-tying 2016

flytying08_2This coming Saturday will be the date for this years Leinster Youth Fly-tying and is kindly being hosted by Dundalk Brown Trout Anglers in their club rooms the start time is 9.30am and the entry fee for the competition is 10 euro. All competitors need to bring their own vise, tools and black thread, all other materials will be supplied on the day.

if you wish or know any youths that would like to partake in this event then please feel free to contact our Leinster Youth officer Shane Callan on 087 2908887. All entries must be in by Thursday of this week.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

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Leinster Bank Results 2016

Here are the results following the recent Leinster bank competition on Laois Angling Center a big thanks to John and Enda for their great and welcoming hospitality again. The top six angler will go on to compete in the National final for Leinster. Good luck to all anglers.

Name Club No. Of Trout  Longest Trout Total Points   Place
Roger Fowler Silverstream 7 67cm 7920 1st
Pat Noonan Monastrevin FF 6 6920 2nd
John Kellegher Dundalk 6 6420 3rd
Sean Kirwan Monastrevin FF 5 5480 4th
Hubert Smith Dundalk 5 5460 5th
Stewart McGrane Aughrim 5 4760 6th
Joe Winder Rathangan 4 3920 7th
Julie Gerry Silverstream 4 3700 8th
Alan Lawless Deen & Dinan 3 3620 9th
Declan Smith Dundalk 3 2860 10th
Colm Mullaly Rathdrum 2 2120 11th
Glen McCrave Dundalk 2 1960 12th
Fred O Hagan Dundalk 1 1200 13th
Eugene Fagan Silverstream 1 1140 14th
Jenny Casey Irish Ladies 0 0 15th
Noel Farrar Silverstream 0 0 15th
Tony McCrave Dundalk 0 0 15th
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T.A.F.I Leinster Bank 2016

Laois-Angling-Centre-062Bank Senior Competition leinster qualifier Sunday 23 of Oct 2016

Venue Laois Angling Center Colrain Co Laois registration @ 9.15am Weather permitting

Competition on catch & release basis-F.I.P.S Mouche Scoring

Entry Fee: 40.00 Euro (All entries To be posted to Brian Lynch Hon. Secretary ) Closing date Friday 14th of Oct 2016 no late entries. Please let Pat Noonan know who is attending for numbers etc. Anglers must be 18 years old or over on 1st of January 2016

Fishing times 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Top Six Rods: to qualify for Inter Pro – Venue to be decided.
Venue will be closed to anglers & their agents from Thursday 20 of Oct 2016 to Saterday 22 Oct 2016 Inc

Note this is a new competition, your co-operation is important and is open to all seniors, Competitors must be T. A. F. I. affiliated, and must produce current club membership card of what club the competitor is fishing for (this is essential for insurance purposes and will be strictly adhered to).

Note: this competition is a qualifier for the year 2017

Any enquiries to Pat Noonan 086 1096129.

Brian Lynch Hon Sec 087 9818197 or 057 86 44076

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T.A.F.I All Ireland Lake Entry Notice

To all Anglers and Provinces wishing to compete in the up and coming T.A.F.I National Lakes, Lough Owel on the 25th of September.

Following a meeting of Leinster T.A.F.I all teams must be fully registered by this coming Friday the 16th of Sept, this includes a full list of anglers and their entry fees, failure to do so can mean in no entry to the competition.

As you can imagine the organisation of this competition takes some time, boats and boat men need to be booked so full registration is needed to confirm an anglers attendance. Please contact your provincial officers to ensure your entry has been forwarded on to the Leinster organisation committee.

Points to note for the competition 

  • Registration for the competition is on Tullaghan Shore at 10am 
  • All anglers are entitled to keep their first three fish, 13 inches to the fork of the tail and there after they can mark on their score card any fish that is over the same size limit by getting their fellow competitor in the boat to initial their card. The time of the first three fish must be recorded on the cards also.
  • A full list of rules will be disclosed shortly and a full debriefing on the competition will happen on the morning.
  • Fishing will be from 11am to 5pm and the weigh in will also take place at the center on Tullaghan shore in the Angling Center.
  • To all anglers a permit from the Inland Fisheries board is required to practice and compete on Lough Owel this can be obtained online on the fisheries website failure to have this permit will result in a 150 euro fine.

If you have any queries please contact your provincial officers, Pat Noonan, organizer or Brian Lynch on 087 9818197.

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