Category: Francis O’Reilly

Fran makes the frame at Barston

It was a double header weekend with Saturday on the Larford Feeder Championship and Sunday at Barston for the last round of the Matric Commercial Champs ran by Wayne Sharman.

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Guru Festival – Fran Oreilly

Day 1: Treewaters Peg 35: I fancied this peg for a few fish due to the room you have around you. I have kept it nice and simple today and set up a 5m line and 13m line with 6mm pellets and feeding the same. I also had a margin line, top 4 to my right and 13m left and right. » » Read More…



Chasing the Qualifiers

It is that time of year again when I start to fish the qualifying matches for all the big competitions. This year again, we are spoilt for choice, as we have so many events happening now, plenty of travelling is now on the horizon. » » Read More…



Fran on the Maver Match This qualifier

Yesterday I fished partridge on the maver match this qualifier. I was last in bag with peg 119 which isn’t a great draw but should get some bites. » » Read More…



Fran reports from a double header at Partridge

This weekend I’ve had a double header at Partridge Lakes with the winter and individual leagues. » » Read More…



Teams of 4 Partridge Lakes – Fran makes his peg count

This weekend it was the teams of 4 event at Partridge Lakes and after suffering with a really bad chest infection I manned up as I could not let my team down. » » Read More…



Francis O’Reilly reports on his Golden Reel final

It was a huge achievement for me to qualify for a place in the £50,000 Golden Reel Final. I was raring to go and had been down a few times to get some much-needed practice in. » » Read More…