Anglers today cast their lines in great numbers and went in search of the catch of the day in one of the great fishing events of the year.
The Lough Lein Anglers’ Association held its 34th annual charity open fly fishing competition – known locally as The Charity – in the shadow of Ross Castle and the conditions were near perfect for the occasion.
Returning after a two-year absence due to the pandemic, the event is part of a great local angling tradition and it had already generated a whopping €229,000 for deserving charities in Kerry and Cork.
This year’s deserving beneficiaries will be the Kerry Hospice Foundation and the Saoirse Foundation BUMBLEance – the children’s national ambulance service.
Spearheaded by club stalwart and angling enthusiast, Timo O’Sullivan, the main sponsor of the event is Lee Strand.
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