Kit Dunne reports on the fishing off Wicklow…

Bullhuss – always popular with the anglers

We’re having great fishing lately. Anglers from Holland, Germany and England fishing with Wicklow Boat Charters have had two Specimen tope in last two days.

Anne with his 47lb, 165.5cm Tope
Anne with his 47lb, 165.5cm Tope

The second was a 47lb fish on Wednesday 22 July. The previous day was the best, a 49lb tope for Martin Corr of the Borough Sea Angling Club.

Martin Corr (Borough Sea Angling Club) caught a tope of nearly 50 lbs off Wicklow on 22 July 2015, Wicklow Boat Charters (Kit Dunne) skippered by Mick

There has been plenty of action of the other anglers on board with many smoothhounds, huss to 14lb and other species also.

Kit Dunne
Wicklow Boat Charters

Go fishing…

Angling Charters are offered on a full-day, half-day and evening trip basis and can be tailored to suit your needs. Two boats available – Lisin andCastle Maiden. All levels of anglers are catered for. Anglers will benefit from your skipper’s angling experience and local knowledge with adviceand guidance on-hand at all times.


Specialist Angling Charters are offered for those who wish to target specific species, specimen fish or try new methods of angling.


Whether you’re a Club, Individual, School or Junior you can have an angling coaching session or programme tailored to suit your needs.

Kit Dunne
Wicklow Boat Charters,
Telephone: +353 (0)87 6832179 +353 (0)404 67031
Email: [email protected] Website:

Anne's tope on the measuring mat
Anne’s tope on the measuring mat