Kit Dunne reports on the charter boat fishing off Wicklow…

Catch and release tope
41lb specimen tope for Ian

17 July: Tope fishing is at its best. Sunday 11 tope, a 41lb specimen for Ian Mulligan, a first for Nicky McEvoy at 36lb, 2 for Robbie one at 35lb, 2 for Tom, one at 32lb, 2 for John Millerick, to 25lb, one for Des Southside Angling and two for me to 37lb. Asgard SAC landed 3 in tough conditions Sat with Declan Byrne specimen tope at 41lb.

Black bream
Keith Barry

15 July: Black Bream back again along with the Pollock, Cod, Wrasse, Pouting and poorcod. Nice cod for a few boys from Dublin, Bream for 3 generations of Keith Barry and Grandfather Niall Burke with grandson Killian. Another family evening trip saw my Godson Oisin brave out bad weather for 2 lost tope, snapped trace for his Dad and rubbed mainline break for me, sick I was.

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 and Castle Maiden. All levels of anglers are catered for. Anglers will benefit from your skipper’s angling experience and local knowledge with advice and 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

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