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Young anglers setting the standard

TWO young anglers have been setting the standards for the rest to aspire to locally since fishing resumed in May.

Strabane’s Fintan Carlin and Ross Corrigan have been in superb form of late – both in terms of numbers of catches but also with regards to their etiquette.

Fintan, who has only just turned 15, has caught and released 30 salmon between June 4th and Monday, which is a phenomenal number, while Ross, who also ties his own flies, has also been prolific with the rod and net.

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Fintan, who will return to Holy Cross College today (Thursday) was introduced to the sport through his uncle, Ryan Clarke, at the age of eight, so with seven years under his belt he has amassed quite a lot of experience already.

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