Ballycotton Big Fish event organisers advise that applicants from far and wide are coming in for this September’s huge sharking fishing competition in Co. Cork. Closing date for applications to fish Europe’s richest shark fishing tournament is 15th April so be sure to get your name down sooner rather than later.

The inaugural Ballycotton Big Fish, a 4 day Shark Tournament, will be taking place 12-15 September 2019. Each day the angler who lands the biggest fish will win €20,000. And the angler who lands the biggest shark in the competition will win a huge €170,000.

This tournament will be adhering to a very strict ‘Catch, Tag and Release’ policy. Blue, Porbeagle, Thresher and Shortfin Mako are the only shark species permitted in this event.