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Return of the Mack!

I had to bring auld Betsy to the NCT today for her test. She passed with flying colours so I decided to go fishing in the afternoon to see if a good morning would herald some luck.

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Glassy Sea

With all exams officially finished it was time to get back to doing what I love doing. The Galway weather was glorious this evening and it made for a glassy sea on the bay.

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Busy Session

I was given a half day today and with a light breeze there was always only going to be one way that I was going to spend it. Off into Connemara with the kayak and fishing gear!

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Mixed Sport on a Flat Sea

With just a few days left before returning to college the wind decided to finally die for a couple of days which gave a rare opportunity to launch on glassy seas.

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Back In The Game

It’s been a while since I managed to wet a line so to get out for a few hours after work yesterday evening was an opportunity grabbed with both hands…….

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Conger Capers

So back I was looking at the Shannon again. I wanted to take advantage of a flat calm river and try to target a small pier for conger, convinced that the area might shelter one or two.

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Wrestling Sharks

A surprise day free of lectures was only ever going to spent one way. You guessed it! Kayak fishing! A dash to the east coast was very much on the cards.

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Beginner’s Luck

An unusually sunny September evening had to be capitalised on and there was only ever going to be one way to do that; kayak fishing. Today I had company on the water.

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Testing the Waters

With the summer drawing to a close it was time to travel back to Galway. College recommences next week and that signals the end of the summer’s transient existence.

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Fishing Therapy

After a long break from the water I finally managed to get back out amongst the waves this evening. A bit of survey work followed by a personally turbulent few days saw the fishing take a back seat for a few weeks.

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