Pike Angling Festival on Lough Key this weekend

Boyle and District Angling Club is once again hosting its popular Pike Festival on the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, April 16th and 17th with €5000 in prize money.

Fishing takes place on Saturday from 11am – 6pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm from the Doon Shore on Lough Key and concludes on Sunday afternoon with the prize giving ceremony.

The competition, which has a first prize of €1,500 plus the Moonstone Perpetual trophy with other prizes totalling €5,000 is one of the most popular in the country attracting anglers from all corners of Ireland, the UK and Europe. So popular is the venue of Lough Key that returning competitor’s make up the bulk of participants.

Entry is €60 per angler regardless of age.

Tea and coffee will be available both days on site.

Presentation of prizes will take place on Sunday and anglers must be there in person to collect prizes.

Further information is available from Jane on 086 830 1261.

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