year, IFPAC runs The "Kingspan" National Pike Championship,
the All-Ireland inter-club championship, the "DAM" National
Junior pike championship and the All-Ireland junior inter-club championship.
heats of the Kingspan National Pike Championship have been selected for
the 2008/2009 season as follows.
Heat 1 - April
13th - River Inny, Coole
Heat 2 - May
11th - River
3 - June
8th - Killyfoal
Heat 4 - July
6th - Lough Egish, Co Monaghan
Heat 5 - August
10th - River Barrow, Athy
Heat 6 - Sept
7th - Lough Na Blaghy
Heat 7 - Oct
12th- River Shannon, Meelick
Heat 8 - Nov
2nd- Asseroe Lake
Heat 9 -
7th- The Derries, Lough Gowna
Heat 10 - Jan
4th - Lough Gulladoo, Arva, Co. Cavan
Heat 11 - Jan 18th, Stewards Heat on Corroneery
are reminded of the following competition rules (for Senior competitions):
An angler must be a member of a fully paid up affiliated club.
An angler may be refused entry to the competition without reason being
Anglers who act as stewards at heats will be eligible to enter a special
heat for stewards provided that the person has been a steward at 4 heats
and has weighed a minimum of 4 fish.
Fish can NOT be weighed by the gills. It is the responsibility of the
angler to ensure this does not happen.
maximum of two fish in a keep sack.
Objections must be
made within an hour unless otherwise stated at the check-in.
All Ireland Senior Inter-Club
The All Ireland Inter Club Team Championships will be held on Lakes in
the Shercock area on November 23rd. There will be a pairs competition
which will be held on the River Suck on the June Bank Holiday weekend.
2007 Inter-club Championship
"Pure Fishing" National
Junior Pike Championship
The National Junior Pike Championship is split into
2 sections - under 13 and under 18. The competition is open to all as
youngsters do not have to be a member of an affiliated club to compete.
At each qualifying competition each entrant will receive
a free tackle goodie bag courtesy of our sponsors Pure Fishing. The entry
fee is €5.
Everyone who catches a pike qualifies to fish in the
Final which will be held on Sunday, August 24th 2008.
Venues to be announced
1 - Monday, April 9th - Gortermone
(John Boyle - 086 1963986)
2 - Sunday, April 29th - Canal, Dublin (John Chambers - 086 6057306)
3 - Saturday,
May 5th - Lough-na-Glare, Cootehill, Co. Cavan (Ronan Murray- 086 3937182)
Heat 4 - Sunday, May 13th - Lisanny Lake, Gowna (Ciaran Lee - 086 8579156)
Heat 5 - Sunday, 20th May - Clea Lake, Keady, Co. Armagh (Michael McKenna
Heat 6 - Sunday,
27th May - Virginia (Eddie Mulvaney- 087 2751689)
Heat 7- Monday, June 4th - Avaghon Lake, Co. Cavan (Pat Sheenan
- 087 2045536)
Heat 8 - Sunday, July 22nd- Derryhick, Co. Mayo (PJ Brogan-
junior inter-club championship Final
This event is held in conjunction with the National Junior Pike Championship
final. Teams of up to four anglers each compete for this championship.
Team members need not have qualified for the National Junior Pike
IFPAC National Competitions 2007
"DAM" National Junior Pike Championship Final 2007
Kingspan National Pike Championship Final 2007
IFPAC National Competitions 2006
"DAM" National Junior Pike Championship Final 2006
Kingspan National Pike Championship Final 2006
IFPAC National Competitions 2005
"DAM" National Junior Pike Championship Final 2005
Kingspan National Pike Championship Final 2005
(no details available at present)
IFPAC National Competitions 2004
Pike Challenge 2004
"MAVER" National Junior Pike Championship "Final"
"MAVER" National Junior Pike Championship 2004
Kingspan National Pike Championship Final 2004
IFPAC National Competitions 2003
International Pike Challenge 2003
Pure Fishing National Junior Pike Championship 2003
Kingspan National Pike Championship Final 2003
Pike Challenge 2002