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Michael Fenton Open Trout Competiton Sunday 21st October
Registration from 10am;  Fishing from 11am to 4pm
Adults: 20€  U18:10€    U12:5€
All are welcome
Boat Bookings:
David 0879595610   Declan 0879374891   Club Phone 087-1845736

The Grand Draw 2018 is taking place on Sunday 16th September 2018 @3pm.
Members please return tickets by 2pm.
Thank you!

Sunday's (15th July) Fundraiser Competition has been cancelled!
Apology for short notice!

Members please note:
Friday 8th June- catch & release fly fishing only for the full day - no spinning or worm fishing allowed on the day
Saturday 9th June & Sunday 10th June - 2 fish limit applies for fly fishing ; 1 fish limit applies to worm & spinning
Thank you for your cooperation

Members please note: Lauch of Boats will take place on Tuesday, 6th March  @ 10am.
We appreciate your help!

The opening date of Bleach Lough for the 2018 season will be rescheduled.  

AGM Notice
The Annual General Meeting of members of Bleach Lough Anglers will take place
at 3pm on Sunday the 25th February 2018. Venue is the Community Centre Pallaskenry.
Members please attend!

Listen to a radio interview from July 2017 on Bleach Lough Anglers:

Details for the 2018 season will be published shortly.

Bleach Lough Anglers wish all members a Happy New Year!

Today's competition cancelled due to adverse weather forecast. Sorry for the inconvenience

Results Annual Draw 2017
1st    300€ David & Richard Buston
2nd   200€ Patricia Insley
3rd    100€  Steve Dunworth
4th    50€  John McMahon
5th    Geraldine Ruddy
6th    Lian Noonan
7th    Luke Griffin
8th    Lorraine O'Brien
9th    Dave Buston
10th  John Buston
11th  Jer Sadlier
12th  Aidan
13th  Donal O'Flynn
14th  Lina O'Sullivan
15th  Pat Hanrahan
Congratulations to all winners!

Michael Fenton Memorial Open Trout Fishing Competition Winners
1st Patrick Kenny
2nd Adam Harte
3rd Markus Kuznecous
1st Connor Shelton
2nd Aaron O'Brien
1st Fred Bolger
2nd Michael McMahon
3rd Aidan Fitzpatrick Snr.

Notice: Due to weather / safety concerns the Pat Hevenor Memorial Open Trout Competition has been moved to Sunday 18th June 2017.
Registration 10am Competition 11am to 4pm;
Lake will remain closed for the week prior to 18th June with exception of Thursday and Friday (2 fish limit applies);
Sorry for any inconvenience.

Pat Hevenor Memorial Open Trout Competition this Sunday 11th June 2017
Registration 10am
Competition 11am to 4pm

Results of the Terry O Doherty Memorial Competition (09th April 2017 - postponed from 2016):

Winner Adult Boat:
1st  Richy Purcell
2nd Joanh Lawlor
3rd Owen O Farrell

1st Conor Mc Cann
2nd Alex McNamara

Many thanks to all who supported, and our sponsors J O'Doherty and Family, Jimmy O Doherty.

Next Competition Pat Hevenor Open Memorial, Sunday 11th June 2017.
Hope to see you all there, tight lines and best wishes.
Dave B.

-> Updated listing of Events now availavle on the website!
-> Please see rule changes for 2017-> Rules  (change from max 12 to 10 fish in a 7 day period).  
-> Safety advise: Use of saftey glasses is highly recommended for fly fishing

Merry Christmas to all Members!
Bleachlough is currently closed for trout fishing, season will re-open on the 1st March 2017.
Coarse Fishing permitted by appointment only.
Notice of AGM: The AGM is scheduled for Sunday the 26th February at 3pm in the Pallaskenry Community Center.


Notice of Lake closure
Wednesday 19th October 8am, to Friday 21st October 10am due to essential works being carried out.
Sincere apology for short notice.  


Results Annual Draw 2016
1st   €300 -> Grainne Dunworth
2nd  €200 -> Anthony O'Gorman
3rd   €100 ->Matt Shelton
4th   €50 -> Fionn Stokes
5th Deep Fat Fryer -> Elite Fire Protection
6th George Forman -> Thomas O'Reily
7th Radio -> Sandra Hutchinson
8th Electric Kettle-> Nial Doolan
9th Toaster -> Paddy Moynihan
10th Lamp-> Margret Moore
11th Hair Clippers->  Ml. McNamara (Doon)
12th Iron -> Loyd Whitehouse
13th Heater-> Richard Purcell
14th Clock-> Wayne Dinneen
15th Vase->P.J McNamara
16th Bottle->  Pat Murray
17th Bottle-> Ger Mullane
18th Mug-> Sarah Daly
Congratulations to the winners!

Bleach Lough Anglers and Inland Fisheries Ireland are hosting:
"Open Day" for Young Anglers (under 14 years of age)
Date: Saturday the 13th August
Venue: Bleach Lough Co. Limerick
Time: 2pm to 4:30pm
Registration: from 1:30pm (for insurance purposes)
Parental supervision or adult guardian required for full duration of the event

Updates to Event  Calender:
  • Introduction to Fishing for U14's - Saturday August 13th
  • A special end of season "Two Day Open Draw Fly Only Fishing Competition" will be held on the October Bank Holiday Weekend 2016 (fishing Saturday and Monday).

Update to Event  Calender:
  • Michael Fenton Cup Competition 10th July 2016

Please see latest updates to event calendar
Fly Fishing & Casting Tuition available from Club Pro Michael Quinlivan - click for details

AGM Notice:  Annual General Meeting for Bleach Lough Anglers taking place on Sunday 22nd February 2015 @ 2:45pm in the Community Centre Pallaskenry.

Bleach Lough Anglers wish all members and friends a very happy new year. Details for the 2015 angling season will be finalized soon and website will be updated accordingly.

  • Terry O'Doherty Open Fly     Fishing Competition (Cup and Trophy) now scheduled for Sunday 5th     October 11am to 4pm. Boat competition fly only.  Bag limit 3     fish.  Boat bookings are now being taken. Adults 20€; U18     10€; U12 5€;
  • Annual Draw Sunday 28th     September 2:30pm to 3pm at Club Container. Please return your tickets;
  • Notice of Lake closures:
    • Wednesday 1st October - for operational reasons
    • Thursday 2nd October to Monday 6th October 8am - in preparation      for competition
  • No worm or spinners allowed     from 1st October. Fly only.
  • Gate     closing:   6pm from 1st October

Terry O'Doherty competition postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
New date will be advised.
No worm or spinners allowed from 1st October. Fly only.
Gate closing:   
8pm from 15th September;
6pm from 1st October

Michael Fenton Memorial Cup & Downey Cup (shore) - This Open Trout Competition has been rescheduled for Sunday 20th July. Start 11am. Registration from 10:30am. Finish 4pm. Categories: Adults, U18, U12. For info and boat booking please contact:  Dave 087-9595610087-9595610 or Declan 087-9374891087-9374891  

The Analog Devices Sports and Social Club visit Bleach Lough for Evening of Fishing.

The Irish Youth Fly Fishing Team visits Bleach Lough for training session

Gate Opening: 7am -> Gate Closing: 9pm
Competition Announcement:
The Pat Hevenor Memorial Trout Fishing Competiton is scheduled for Sunday 15th June 2014. All are welcome.   See Event Calender for further details.
Lake Closure: Bleach Lough closed for fishing from Thursday 12th June 1pm till Sunday 15th June 10:30am. Closed also from Sunday 15th June 4pm  till Monday 16th June 7am.  Thanks for your cooperation!

Bleach Lough Anglers News Update:  Happy New Year to all. Please note that the lake is now closed for trout fishing. Pike fishing remains also temporarily closed due to the high water levels and strong winds, and will re-open to member only (catch and release,) once weather situation has improved.  The dates for the AGM and opening of trout season 2014 will be communicated shortly. Tight lines. Dave


Results from the Michael Fenton Open Trout Competition will be posted shortly


Results from Grand Draw 2013 now available online. Congratulations to all winners!

A team of anglers under team captain Dave Buston will represent our club in the "Ennis Club Invitational Pike Competition" on the 6th of October 2013.  Team members are:
James Daly; Joe Purcell; Michal MacNamara; Kenn Carr; Kenn Carr Jnr; David Buston;
Good luck!!

The date for Michael Fenton Open Trout Competition @ Bleach Lough has been set for the 20th October 2013. All are welcome!


Open Trout Competition - scheduled for Sunday 15th September 2013
Time: 11am to 4pm
Aidan O'Brien Cup - Adult Shore
Michael Fenton Cup - Adult Boat
U18 & U12 Juvenile Competitions
All are welcome!

Notice of Lake Closure:
Bleach Lough is closed for all angling from Wednesday 11th September 8pm to Sunday 15th September 11am in preparation of competition.
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