The first leg of the 2020 West Coast Shore League will be held this Saturday, February 29th.

Galway Bay SAC are the host club for the Wildhunter Open, sponsored by Wildhunter, Galway’s newest tackle shop, situated in Liosban Estate on the Tuam Road.

The venue is Renvyle beach, past Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara, a venue which can throw up a surprising mix of species and numbers at this time of year. Shore anglers from Connacht and further afield will be eagerly anticipating the start of the match angling season in the west, after a long winter with plenty of inclement weather.


Renvyle Stony Beach in the near distance


The competition marks the first leg of the West Coast Shore League, with the best 5 of 6 scores to count. And for anglers wishing to join a club, it is also the first leg of the Galway Bay Master Angler competition.

Entries and membership enquiries to club secretary Seán Murray, at [email protected] or 086 312 9787

The competition is open to all IFSA members, with entry €15 for seniors, €5 juniors, and PENN points are on offer also. Entry to the West Coast Shore League is €25. Fishing from 17.00 to 21.00.


Renvyle Sandy Beach, backup venue



Wildhunter Galway Open, 29th of February 2020, 17:00 to 21:00, Renvyle, Conamara.
Overall Cash prizes and Wildhunter vouchers, also zone prizes.
Entry €15 seniors, €5 juniors.
Open to all IFSA members.
Over 25 anglers entered will result in stony and sandy beaches being used.
Entries to club secretary Seán Murray, [email protected] 086 312 9787

Also first leg of West Coast Shore League 2020. €25 entry, best 5 out of 6 legs to count. Juniors free. Also Penn points PENN Fishing

This will be the first leg of the clubs Master Angler 2020. Best 6 out of 8 to count (5 of league and one of club closed comps).