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The 2024 World Cup Trout Fly Championship

From the 31st July to 4th August, Lough Mask, Co Mayo

2024 marks the 70th Anniversary of the great World Cup Fly Fishing Competition, which was first held in 1953. It is the biggest Fly Fishing Competition in Ireland and is open to fly fishing anglers of all genders, worldwide. It offers a unique opportunity for competing anglers to fish for wild brown trout on one of the greatest limestone lakes in Europe; Lough Mask

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The 2023 World Cup Winner Malcolm Naughton, Loughrea, Co. Galway

with Competition Chairman Mattie Lally

For those anglers considering entering the World Cup Trout Fly Competition for the first time, the competition comprises 4 heat days and a finals day. Entrants choose one of the 4 heat days on their entry application form, and dependent on the catches from the 4 heat days, a number of qualifying anglers from each of the 4 heat days compete on the finals day

Full Results for All Categories are on the

Draws & Results Page

2023 Final Results

Sunday 6th August

Main Prize Winners

 

Winner - Malcolm Naughton, Connaught - 4 fish - 5.308 lbs

2nd - Laurence Gibb, Ulster - 3 fish - 4.910 lbs

3rd - Patsy Tracey - Ulster - 4 fish - 4.364 lbs

4th - Irvine Marshall - Ulster - 3 fish - 4.294 lbs

5th - Jim Stafford - Connaught - 3 fish - 4.196 lbs

6th Michael Hourigan - Connaught - 3 fish - 4.162 lbs

7th - Brendan Moran - Leinster - 3 fish - 3.926 lbs

8th - Hugh O'Reilly - Ulster - 3 fish - 3.742 lbs

9th  - Richard Hooper - Overseas - 3 fish - 3.644 lbs

10th - Emmet McWilliams - Ulster - 3 fish - 3.632 lbs

11th - Nicholas Hanley - Connaught - 3 fish - 3.520 lbs

12th - Shane Stephens - Connaught - 3 fish - 3.504 lbs

Winners Boatman - Gerry O'Brien

 

Heaviest Fish - Ronan Gibbons, Westport, Co Mayo - 3.314 lbs

Heaviest Fish Boatman - Eddie Harte

Best Ballinrobe & District Angler (2 days) - Jim Stafford, Mayo

Best Lady Angler (2 days) - Mary Miller, Galway

Best Overseas Angler (2 days) - Richard Hooper, UK

Best Under 21 Angler (2 days) - Martyn Fay, Kildare

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