Derek Davis, my fishing friend for over 30 years, passed away quietly last Wednesday. What a great loss. He will be greatly missed.

Back in the 1980s, as a member of Dalkey SAC, we would meet in Greystones for the annual Knights of the Silver Hook boat competition, but perhaps his favourite venue was East Ferry in Cork, with skipper Brian Byrne, wreck- fishing for “the big ones”….

Irish Times 18/05/2015  Read the article ‘Tight lines, my friend – angler and broadcasting legend Derek Davis passes away after illness’