Anglers out with Mark Gannon and Sean Maxwell from Courtmacsherry Sea Angling Centre are getting some great fishing in the last week. Amongst the catches was one of the first blue shark caught this year.

blue shark

The 7th June saw a blue shark caught by Graham from the Dublin Fire brigade crew, while fishing off Courtmacsherry from the Lady Louise skippered by Séan Maxwell.

Specimen length skate

June 10th saw another ton up Specimen skate for the Lady Louise. Skipper Sean Maxwell also has the heaviest shark landed so far this year.

John Dory
John Dory

Conditions freshened on the 11th but Mark’s and Sean’s anglers had good fun gilling for pollack off Dunworley in the shelter. They were thrilled to see an unexpected john dory in the catch.


Fishing at anchor saw some great congers landed on June 12th including this brute!

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Courtmacsherry Sea Angling Centre is one of Ireland’s Premier Angling Centres based in the picturesque village of Courtmacsherry located only 30 miles from Cork International Airport on the West Cork coast between the Old head of Kinsale and the Seven Heads peninsula. Our purpose built Sea angling and self-drive boats offer the sea angler the ultimate in safety and comfort.

Sea Angling in Courtmacsherry produces good results both for the offshore charter angler, the self-drive angler for inshore fishing or the wreck enthusiast.

Address: Woodpoint Guest House, Courtmacsherry, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)23 8846427 or +353 (0)86 8250905
Email: [email protected]