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Mackeral so thick, you couldn’t get the bait through them in Bundoran

August 27th, 2014

Winner of the Bundoran open Gavin Dorrian

Sean Carty of Carty’s Land and Sea Sports in Bundoran, Co. Donegal updates us on the fishing in the north of the country: This weekend the annual Bundoran Sea Angling club open boat competition in conjunction with the final day of the Carty’s Ulster closed gold medal boat league was held in Bundoran on Sunday […]

Continue reading... Mackeral so thick, you couldn’t get the bait through them in Bundoran


This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

Nice sea trout from the Erne estuary

August 27th, 2014

Nice Sea Trout on the Erne estuary

On the Erne estuary this week fishing was steady with most anglers venturing out being rewarded with some good Sea trout fishing . There are plenty of Trout in the system along with a serious amount of feed which leaves it more challenging for the angler . There was reports this week of quite a […]

Continue reading... Nice sea trout from the Erne estuary


This post is in: Donegal, Salmon fishing reports

20 sharks on Thursday alone for the Kiwi Girl !

August 27th, 2014

Kiwi Girl - Sharks galore

The big news on the Donegal bay angling front this week has to be the blue Shark fishing . On Thursday the Kiwi Girl smashed all records in the bay managing to land no less than 20 sharks . The following day just to prove it wasn’t just a one off ,skipper Declan Kilgannon took […]

Continue reading... 20 sharks on Thursday alone for the Kiwi Girl !


This post is in: Donegal, Sea angling reports

New Sprey Casting Course – Clonanav Sept 6th

August 27th, 2014

Clonanav - Beginners course

Clonanav 1 Day Beginners Course – NEW Date Our 1 day course is ideally suited to those who have never fly fished before and would like an introduction to the sport. On the course you will learn – casting, tackle setup, how to choose correct tackle, safety, fishing techniques, and knots.  Maybe even catch your first fish! […]

Continue reading... New Sprey Casting Course – Clonanav Sept 6th


This post is in: Other news

A variety of heavy weights for the Leaca Rua in Galway

August 27th, 2014

Max Couque - August 2014 1

Max Couque, the skipper of the Leaca Rua in Galway had a brilliant weekend’s fishing. He reports: 14 species, 15 cod, biggest 5 lbs caught by Neville, two ling, biggest 5 lbs caught by Willie. The highest number of species per person were: Willie was the highest with 11, a lot of spurdog, everyone got […]

Continue reading... A variety of heavy weights for the Leaca Rua in Galway


This post is in: Galway Bay, Sea angling reports

Isaac catches a fine Clonakilty bass

August 27th, 2014

Isaac Bradley with a fine bass

Clonakilty bay has been turning up some good bass fishing of late. Soft plastics are catching fish as the channels are relatively weed free but the live sand eels are by far the best method. Isaac Bradley had this super fish over the weekend of eight pounds assisted by local bass guide Peter Aspinwall.

Continue reading... Isaac catches a fine Clonakilty bass


This post is in: Sea angling reports, West Cork

A good personal best for Damien at Carrick on Shannon

August 27th, 2014

Damien Cosgrave - Coarse fishing Carrick on Shannon 1

Damien Cosgrave enjoyed a little evening fishing trip one evening 2 weeks ago in the Carrick on Shannon area.  It was a nice mild evening with little or no wind. Damien landed 40+ perch in a 2 half hour period on maggot & float, with the biggest being this lad pictured below. Unfortunately he had […]

Continue reading... A good personal best for Damien at Carrick on Shannon


This post is in: Carrick on Shannon, Coarse angling reports

Little rain and only a reasonable amount of anglers at Owenea

August 27th, 2014

Lindsey Clarke

Lindsey Clarke reports from OWENEA FISHERY – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th August 2014. There was little rain this week once again save for a few showers at the start of the week. There was fair water on Monday (0.21m) and Tuesday (0.22m) but the river then fell and gave low water conditions for the […]

Continue reading... Little rain and only a reasonable amount of anglers at Owenea


This post is in: Owenea, Salmon fishing reports

Sunday brings the fish to Melvin after a mixed week

August 27th, 2014

Lindsey Clarke

Lindsey Clarke reports  from LOUGH MELVIN – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th August 2014. Melvin was fairly quiet for the first part of the week but far busier from Thursday to Sunday when the Garrison & Lough Melvin Angling Association held their 35th Melvin Open Trout Angling Competition run over the four days. The first 3 […]

Continue reading... Sunday brings the fish to Melvin after a mixed week


This post is in: Lough Melvin, Salmon fishing reports

A fine Stone Bass while fishing for sharks off Carrigaholt

August 26th, 2014

Carrigaholt - Stone Bass

Luke Aston of  Carrigaholt Sea Angling has been very busy but he tells us ” The weather has allowed us to fish almost every day and we have only had the very odd day in the estuary. First off, Mackerel (bait). Overall we have been able to get some every day and mostly there are […]

Continue reading... A fine Stone Bass while fishing for sharks off Carrigaholt


This post is in: Clare, Sea angling reports

Some fine salmon up to 9lb 14.5ozs landed at Delphi

August 26th, 2014

Delphi - August 25th 2014 1

Fishery manager David McEvoy may have been away on his holidays but Delphi has been busy while he was gone. Rich Taylor from Brighton landed his first ever salmon. It was a fine fish of 9lbs14.5ozs from the stream on Finlough, taken on a Cascade on the 13th. There were two landed on the 14th […]

Continue reading... Some fine salmon up to 9lb 14.5ozs landed at Delphi


This post is in: Delphi, Salmon fishing reports

Fathers and sons enjoy super Valentia fishing

August 26th, 2014

Valentia Fishing - August 2014 2

Skipper Siegy Grabher from the charter boat Sioux in Valentia had two fathers and their sons on board  this week.  They caught 108 pollack, 12 ling, 23 coalfish, 11 cod, 11 pouting, 4 cuckoo wrasse, 1 ballan wrasse, 1 conger, 2 bullhuss, 1 three-bearded rockling, 2 starfish, 3 octopus and also mackerels and sandeels.  A […]

Continue reading... Fathers and sons enjoy super Valentia fishing


This post is in: Kerry, Sea angling reports


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