The Ballybay Classic is a five day fishing competition organsied by Ballybay Angling which started on Monday last and seen 24 of the top Uk and Irish anglers take part. Over the five days fishing took place at Bairds Shore, Bream Rock, Corkeeran, Roadside (Lough Eigsh) and Fuzzy Burgers (Lough Egish.
Day one proved successful with 220kilo of fish caught. In the run up to the event a two day competition was held at the weekend with 64 anglers taking part. The results of the two day competition were:
1st Johnny McKinley 27.550Kgs
2nd Tommy Dowd 26.325Kgs
3rd Cathal Hughes 24.825Kgs
4th Jimmy Douglas 22.050Kgs