Recent qualifiers held for the selection of Lure Team Ireland have showcased the quality fishing on offer on Lough Ree and the River Shannon. Using the designated competition area for the championships 16 anglers have fished over two weekends so far with good perch catches and pike up to 112cm caught. The selection of the team members to represent Ireland in the championships will be announced at the end of August.
You can follow the progress of Predator Team Ireland at www.facebook.com/lureteamirelandncffi
The National Coarse Fishing Federation will host the 9th World Championships Predator Boat Fishing with Lures on Lough Ree & the River Shannon at Ballyleague/Lanesborough in the Midlands of Ireland on the 5th to 9th of October.