Small boat anglers from cork Harbour having getting a few bass recently. A mix of methods has been working on the bass, with some decent numbers of schoolies to about 2.5lbs being reported. Soft plastics, vertical jigging, top water lures and fly have all accounted for fish.

Bass on the Fly
Pierre with a Cork Harbour Bass

Good sport has also being enjoyed by those targeting pollack and cod, too, have made an appearance in catches. Jim Clohessey and Kevin Murphy were enjoying being back in action with some lovely fish landed.

Jim with a decent Cod

In some places cod are showing well with fish to a decent size being taken. And Richie Ryan even managed to hit them on the fly again.

Richie with a cod on fly

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Eire Bass – Richie Ryan

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