The latest bitterly chilly snap and heavy rain meant that circumstances weren’t precisely supreme for the Limerick County Pike Anglers as they launched into their fourth competitors of the yr final week. 13 hardy anglers turned out, and, as is perhaps anticipated, the pike have been a bit sluggish, with the early fish on the small facet. Issues began to search for when a 7.5lb fish got here to the online, after which, simply as that fish was being landed, one of many different rods was practically pulled off its relaxation as a superb fish made a robust run. That pike turned out to be the very best of the day, tipping the scales at simply over 18lb. An 11 pounder was the following finest fish on the day, and Sam Brown got here out as the highest weight, with a complete of 26lb 4oz. Full report on the Limerick County Pike Anglers Facebook page.