John Fleming reports from aboard the Brazen Hussy II fishing out of Spiddal, Co Galway:

The Hussy’s spurdog record was smashed yesterday by the Tinnemanns family of Mastbracht, Holland. Dad Jan and company are fanatical anglers and were very, very happy with yesterday’s outcome.

Spurdog bonanza on the Brazen Hussy II


We had 34 spurdog landed and released yesterday, 6 were specimens and 3 of those fell to Jan’s son Nick, the biggest of which was 112cm.


Specimen spur for Nick


The excitement was unbelievable when they started to feed.
Very happy crew and skipper!


Another of the 34 spurdogs landed and released


One for everyone in the family!

Go fishing…

To book fishing with John aboard the Brazen Hussy II, give him a call on 087 7571320

A regular day is between 9am- 6pm from either Rossaveal, Spiddal or Galway depending on species being sought after. Fishing on the inshore reefs for pollock, cod, ling, wrasse, conger eel and mackerel can be reached in 10 minutes from departure, while our offshore reef marks are within 45 minutes of departure. Our ground fishing for tope, spurdog, ray, bullhuss, turbot, plaice and the giant common skate can all be reached within the hour which ensures the most amount of time is spent fishing.
The shark season usually starts at the end of June and runs into late October, this is the ultimate angling adrenaline rush with these hard fighting blue and porbeagle sharks all being tagged and released safely.
Package deals available

Address: Baile an tSagairt, Spiddal, Co. Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0)87 7571320

Blue Shark Angling Galway,
Phone John Fleming : +353 (0)87 7571320