The Munster Coarse Angling Council hold a three day St.Patrick's weekend festival each year at the Inniscarra Reservoir, Coachford, Co.Cork. The first of many held on the reservoir throughout the summer season.
39 competed with anglers coming from across Ireland and the UK. Fishing was mainly for Roach on the feeder with weights improving throughout the weekend.
The sections of the reservoir fished were 'Garden Centre', 'Graveyard' and ''Concrete and not the new match stretch which is currently under construction ready for the World Feeder Fishing Championships in July.
Cathal Hughes from Galway produced 16kg on the final day to become the festival winner with 28.700kg. In second place was Will Freeman, Suffolk, England with 27.550kg and in third Julian Kendrick, Edenderry, Co. Offaly with 26.250kg.