Fishing Competition

The Lake O'Flynn Angling Association held its annual Garvey Cup Fly Fishing competition, in association with the Stonehouse Restaurant and Bar, Ballinlough, on Lake O’Flynn on Sunday, June 19th.The competition was very well supported as usual with 22 boats and 44 anglers competing. Main prizewinners were as follows: 1st and Garvey Cup winners for 2005, Michael McDermott and Gerry Warde, Castlerea; 2nd, Jackie Coyne, Culfin & Tom Sullivan, Cornamona; 3rd, Gary Binley, Foxford & John Moroney, County Clare; 4th, Feichin McMorrow & Feichin McMorrow (jnr), Sligo. Best Junior Angler and winner of the Fly Rod was Ronan Baggott, Ballinlough. Heaviest fish prize went to Gary Binley, Foxford. The club would like to thank Mr Ray O’Connor, Stonehouse Restaurant, for being the mains sponsor of the event and for making his premises available for the presentation. A special word of thanks to the Mannion and Garvey families, Castlerea for assisting at the weighing of fish and providing refreshments.

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