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Name: philip maguire
6/9/2010
Its Getting near time for a bit of a clean up at the Ponds in Tobermore.
As the weather gives a very bad few days i think we should leave it to next week.
we will make a start on wed evening the 15th and anyone who wants can make a start anytime to suit themselves.  A lot of striming needed.
Tommy dont get to cocky, still 2 competitions left.
Name: patsyh
6/9/2010
Today, Monday 6th Sept,   big flood on the way, someone’s prayer or rain dance has been well answered-at least the river will get a good refreshing; now hope for significant migration later in the week.
Name: Seamus Donnelly
6/9/2010
A box of flies has been found along the river in castledawson.
If anyone knows who owns the flies please contact me via the guestbook.

Name: Tommy Mcgrath
5/9/2010
The competition secretarys report for The Harold Hueston Cup fished on the 4th of September. A good turnout of 7 juniors and 12 seniors today, with a change of weather things were looking good for the bait men but the winner Tommy Mcgrath caught all his fish on the dry fly as did Stanlay Aspinall  in 2nd place,joint 3 rd on flies was Brian Bigmore and Philip Maguire on bait. Our best junior again was Jason Bateson on the fly. With 2 competition to go Tommy Mcgrath has 100 points 14 ahead of Philip Maguire and 16 ahead of Joey ONeill and  Stanley Aspinall so its looking good for Tommy at this stage. Our next competition The Heron Bros Cup is on sat the 25 th of September at 10 30am. Tight lines.
Name: KEVIN OKANE
4/9/2010
lads wats the craic with the weather no rain???? l hear there is a good sale on wooden spoons in lidl

  tight lines all

   pray for rain
Name: Secretary
23/8/2010
Would all club water bailiffs please make contact with me asap to receive their receipt books and note books which I now have in stock from the printers.
Remember the next committee meeting is Monday 20th September.
Name: paul fulton
17/8/2010
went out after work today hoping that we fresh bit of water wud intice a fish to move and take and so they did, i landed a lovely 2lb 11oz brown trout biggest trout ive had from the moyola in maybe 10 years and then in the same pool i landed a grilse of 4lb 9oz and it was as clean as a whistle bar of silver both caught on worms, hopefully thats a sign of better fishing to come for our river, tight lines to all.
Name: Tommy McGrath
14/8/2010
Compeition Secretary's report for The Moyola Charity Competition.
1st place went to tommy McGrath with a fine bag of trout on the fly.  
In 2nd place was Stanley Aspinall with the heaviest trout so far this season of 1lb 4 oz and in 3rd place was Seamus Donnelly with a trout of 1lb 1oz.  
The best junior was Jason Bateson.  There were 30 seniors and 4 juniors out today.  Conditions were fine but the water levels were very low.  
The fish were rising very well today but hard to get.  
A total of £600 was lifted for Cancer Research and Down Syndrome.  donations and prizes were given by Newbridge Stores, Huestons Tackle Shop Castledawson, Stanley Aspinall, Crawdfords Tackle Shop Maghera, Philip Maguire Lough Beg Joinery, Meryvn Findlay and Willie Darragh.  
A big thank you to all those sponsors and to all the fishermen on the day. Some came from as far away as Millisle in county Down. A big thanks also goes to Philip Maguire for cooking the BBQ once again.  
The league table has Tommy McGrath on 90 points, Philip Maguire on 80 points,Joey O'Neill on 79 points, Stanley Aspinall on 74 points, Patsy Harkin on 64 points and Brian Bigmore on 56 points.  
Our next comptetition is on Saturday 4th September The Harold Hueston Cup at 10.30am.  
Tight lines
Name: The Fermanagh Reporter
13/8/2010
Robert Paul showed us all a thing or to about still water fishing while lifting first place for the heaviest bag over the weekend and all were returned.  Willie Darragh the big fish specialist did it again with a fine fish of 3lb 1 oz to take the spectrum cup.  Having the same gillie as last year always improved Willie's chances.  Speedy and Tom with a total of 192 years experience between then but not in launching boats managed to launch the boat with no one in it and sink the trailer but Speedy managed to get the soft seat in the front once again.  Mervyn managed to land a couple of fish this time, Speedy was his gillie.  Running out of yellow cards for Joey, he tried to way in foreign objects and half a bag of water along with his fish.  Patsy Harkin brought the waders with the holes in them, so he tried to dry them out on the towbar of his car but forgot to lift them when he got home so if anyone finds a black and white and a brown sock around Fermangh then their Patsy's.  A big thanks to Joey, Stanley, Patsy and guests Tom and Aidan for providing the music but wee Tom stole the show.  Brian managed to stay out of the water this time.  Well done to juniors Jason and John who did very well over the weekend.  John McCombs is still learning the words to 'old dogs and children and watermelon win' .....maybe next year!!!Finally a big thanks to Bernie and Philip for all their help and cooking over the weekend.  

Chrissy Gilmore and Big Jack Chapman also need a mention, mainly for their inability to land a trout.."I'll never be back" exclaimed the big man at the wiegh in on Sunday evening.
As always our competition secretary fails to be mentioned in the fermanagh reporter. So if anyone has any dirt on Mr Mc Grath please let us know via the website.
            
Name: Tommy McGrath
10/8/2010
Competition secretarys report for Moyola Still Water Cup and the Spectrum Cup in the 7th & 8th of August fished in Fermanagh.  The Moyola Still Water Cup was won by Robert Paul with 25 trout all of which were returned.  In 2nd place was Willie Darragh with 16 trout and in 3rd place was Brian Bigmore with 13 trout.  The Spectrum Cup for the heaviest trout was won by Willie Darragh for the 2nd year in a row  with a fine trout of 3lb 1oz.  In 2nd place was Adrian MCKay with a trout of 2lb 2oz and in 3rd place was Brian Bigmore with a trout of 1lb 11oz.  Our best junior was John McKay.  The pairs competition was won by Brian Bigmore and Willie Darragh.  The result do not change the top five positions on the leader board.  Our next competition is on Saturday and it is our annual charity event.  This year the proceeds will be split between Cancer Rsearch and Down Syndrome Association.  It starts at 10am and finishes at 5pm.  Tight lines.
Name: kevin duffy
10/8/2010
Hi me and my two brothers are going to fish the moyola on saturday. we have fished at new bridge before ad i was wondering are you permitted to fish from newbridge along the river to castledawson or would it be better to start from castledawson and finish at newbridge??? also is there many fish abou at the minute??? we will be using worm but i like to use a spinner the odd time is this permitted??? tahnks lads for your help on this.  just reading this guest book you can tell you have a very good club.. tight lines
Kevin

all legal methods apply on the Moyola.
fly,spinning,worm and shrimp.
you can fish upstream from Newbridge or downstream from Castledawson.
at present we have Salmon Dollaghan and Brown Trout in the river.

hope you catch a whopper..
Name: patsyh
9/8/2010
Just a quick thanks to all for the great weekend in Fermanagh, Philip and Bernie for the use of their camper van facilities, Willie for the use of his barbeque, Seamus for organising the food, Joey and Stanley for the musical entertainment, to all those who participated and not least Tommy for all the organisation.

A little light entertainment was provided by one respected angler who showed all present  how not to launch a boat. He quickly followed this up with  a bonus demonstration  why auto- inflating life jackets should not be  thrown into the bottom of a waterlogged boat.
Name: philip maguire
9/8/2010
a great weekend was had by all in Fermanagh, Good Fishing,Good Weather,Good craic, nearly all anglers there caught fish, ill not say who blanked.
A big thanks to Tommy once again  for having everything well organised.
Thanks to the ladies  for all the we cups of tea.
Dont forget our Charity  Competition this weekend and try hard to get sponsors.
tight lines
Name: Brian Bigmore
9/8/2010
To Tommy, Philip and Bernie, many thanks for an excellent and well organised weekends craic in Fermanagh- as always! Good to see Mervin getting a fish or two again.
Name: Brian Bigmore
5/8/2010
Seamie are you still allowed to go to Scotland??
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