The Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs

Competition Information

Each 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.






National Pike Championships



2008/2009 Heats

The 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 Suck, Glinsk
Heat 3 - June 8th - Killyfoal Lake, Co. Fermanagh
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 - Dec 7th- The Derries, Lough Gowna

Heat 10 - Jan 4th - Lough Gulladoo, Arva, Co. Cavan

Heat 11
- Jan 18th, Stewards Heat on Corroneery Lake

Anglers 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 given.
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.
A 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 Team Championship

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.

2006 Inter-club Championship results
2007 Inter-club Championship results





"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

Heat 1 - Monday, April 9th - Gortermone (John Boyle - 086 1963986)
Heat 2 - Sunday, April 29th - Canal, Dublin (John Chambers - 086 6057306)
Heat 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 - 00447771740813)
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- 087 2872689)

All-Ireland junior inter-club championship Final Results

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 Championship final.


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

International Pike Challenge 2004

"MAVER" National Junior Pike Championship "Final" 2004

"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


IFPAC National Competitions 2002

International Pike Challenge 2002

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