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18 May 2007

Angling Report for the Wavin Lake & Delvin River, Co Meath

2007 season continues to be one of the Gormanston & District Anglers best years.

Members are reporting excellent returns on both the Wavin Lake and from the Delvin River.

In fact there have been 11 + rainbows caught with weights in excess of 6lbs and from the Delvin reports of + 2 lb brownies being caught on a regular basis.

Walter Baker presenting Mark Baily with Memorial trophy for heaviest fish.

The club had 4 juveniles representing the club in the Leinster qualifiers at the end of April. Ben & Cillian Moore, Colm & Ronan Garret fished Lough Lene in Collinstown, Co Westmeath and with 8 fish Cillian was just pipped into 5th place. Well done Cillian. Best wishes from all the club go to Ben Moore who is fishing for the Irish team in the forthcoming international being held in Loch Menteith, Scotland in July. Finally all the best and tight lines to our 3 senior members; Ger Walsh, John Gallagher, Brian Gildea who will be representing Leinster in this year's Irish nationals.

Walter Baker with all the reciprients of prizes at the Wavin lake on the 7th of May.

The club had two very successful competitions. Walter Baker Jewellers in Balbriggan sponsored the first competion 7th of May. On a Beautiful day Mark Baily won the Memorial Plaque for heaviest Bag.

Walter was also very kind to present every junior angler who fished the competition with a small gift. Robert Kenny Sponsored the Senior fly competition on Thursday the 17th of may, This was an evening event and again we had an excellent turn out with over 30 competitors. Winners were Tony Murray and Sean Brennan.

The Wavin Lake and the Delvin River can only be fished by club members or holders of valid day permits that can be bought from the club.

For details contact Club Chairman: Ray Mooney at 087 6825619 or or Ciaran Mc Donald, Club Secretary at: or 087-2311017


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