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23-09-2005, 12:22   #1
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Coarse/pike around dublin-Where?

I live in north county dublin.
Where can I go pike/coarse fishing (perch/roach etc) in or around this area (not city centre now), say somewhere on canals where I wont get mugged! Or any lakes - Louth/Kildare area too.
Does anyone know any quiet spots, out as far as say enfield, robertstown.
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24-09-2005, 21:29   #2
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u gimme that porsche, ill guarantee u double figure pike and bags of roach and break u can only dream of!! near dublin too ;-)
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lol, thats an original offer - normally i get offered Skylines and stuff....
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i meant bream instead of break..my typing :-/
so do we have a deal???

if you are close to dublin the best place to head would be to drumconrath or carickmacross, just north meath/monaghan..
these places are fished pretty heavily, but some of the lakes up there hold great fish -- i had two 20 + plus pike out of ballyhoe1 last year..as well as a 5.5lb tench (summer time though)
you'll also get loads of roach and stuff in these lakes too..

Also lough ervey near kingscourt is a good pike water, my friend had a 28lber and a 18lber there last year in the one session..looks like there is lots of roach etc there too..i have never fished for them- - its a strange lake though..runs very hot and cold..

You could also try mullingar
River inny - 18lb pike this year..specimen roach in there too apparantely
River Suck - meant to be excellent, never fished it
Kildare - River Barrow -specimen bream/hybrids and great pike...

all these places are within about an hour drive from west dublin, the blanch that is.
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Thanks, any sites on canal close in???
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28-09-2005, 23:44   #6
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the canal is weird this time of year, its very weedy, and can be a little low. I used to fish up near lucan (its called collins bridge i think) and we used to go to peg 40 - its near the boat house, great tench etc.. but that was about 5 yrs ago now..
you could try a bridge called cloncurry bridge -- its just before enfield. These are royal canal.

The grand canal - the bend at sallins (very deep) watch the overhead poles.
- prosperous / clane and edenderry

i havent really fished the grand as much as the royal though..good pike in the grand as far as i can gauge...
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Get your arse down to the river suck.Fishing it for the last 15 years and it is brilliant.
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