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Donegal Charter Skippers kicking off Bluefin Season!

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First bluefin of the year

On July 30th skipper Adrian Molloy of tuna.ie had the first bluefin tuna of the 2021 season on “Deep Blue”. A very fine fish estimated at over 700 lbs.! Since then some more fish were caught on “Deep Blue” including another great tuna with an estimated weight of over 650 lbs. and a straight length to fork of tail of 267cm (101 inches).

Bluefin success on “Deep Blue”

Skipper Michael Callaghan of Wildatlanticwayangling also reported the first fish of the season with three fine bluefin to the boat on August 1st followed by more tuna on the following days.

Great bluefin for “Wildatlanticwayangling”
Happy angler on “Leah C”

Killybegs Fishing Trips also kicked off the 2021 tuna season with a cracking fish for Anietra Hamper who’s done exceptionally well in bringing a fine 630 lbs. to the boat in what only could be described as terrible conditions. Well done Anietra!

Anietra playing her big bluefin in tough conditions…
…but always a smile on the face!
Finally brought to the boat…Anietra’s 630 lbs. bluefin!

Further information on bluefin tuna fishing is available here.

Go fishing…

Fiona Tee

33′ Interceptor. 300HP Caterpillar
Skipper: Michael McGettigan
Licence: 961
Base: Mullaghmore Operational area: Donegal Bay. Within 30 miles of land.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: With over 40 years experience in Sea Angling in Donegal Bay, we bring you to the best locations and guarantee the best that angling in Donegal Bay has to offer. The MV Fiona Tee is equipped with all the latest technology ensuring all our fishing charters are monitored and offer real time tracking. We are also fully equipped with the latest in onboard safety equipment.

Address: Moneygold, Grange, Co. Sligo.
Telephone: +353 (0)87 2540190
E-mail: info@killybegsfishingcharters.ie  Web: https://www.killybegsfishingcharters.ie/

Leah C

11m BW Seacat Catamaran
Skipper: Michael Callaghan
Base: Killybegs Operational area: Up to a 30 mile radius from the point of departure.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: Top charter angling business based in the beautiful Donegal Bay and in the heart of the Ireland’s stunning “Wild Atlantic Way”.

We run general charters for all species and are especially interested in taking anglers out targeting as many species as possible in a day.

Address: Kiliybegs, County Donegal
Telephone: +353 (0)87 237 3808
Email: wildatlanticwayangling@gmail.com Web: https://www.facebook.com/TUNAMICK/

Deep Blue

Skipper: Adrian Molloy
Base: Killybegs Operational area: Up to a 30 mile radius from the point of departure.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes:We can also offer you some of the finest Sea Angling in Ireland, inshore and offshore on the best boats and with the best skippers.

Whatever your angling interests from ultra light tackle and fly fishing for big reef pollack to trolling and stand-up tackle for fast fighting Tuna – we aim to please ! Dolphin and whale watching, scenic tours and wildlife trips  available along some of the most spectacular scenery in  Ireland. Shark fishing! Skate fishing! Tuna fishing!  Donegal has it all.

Address: Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland,
Telephone: +353 (0)85 8567460
Email: adrian@tuna.ie Web: http://tuna.ie/