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More tuna for Wild Atlantic Way Angling & tuna.ie


Killybegs bluefin tuna boats had more decent fish during the week. Anglers onboard Deep Blue enjoyed good tuna cation during the week, while Wildatlanticwayangling had 9 fish to the boat, tagged, released and recorded including a nice double hook up. Biggest fish was 96 inches smallest was 66 most around 80 inches.

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Bluefin for Wildatlanticwayangling

Wildatlanticwayangling also started off the 2021 satellite tagging project with the Marine Institute. Over the past three days a total of seven fish were brought on board Leah C, tagged and released.

Marine Institute staff measuring & tagging a bluefin tuna

Go Fishing…

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: [email protected] 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: [email protected] Web: http://tuna.ie/


Tuna CHART (CatcH and Release Tagging) utilises authorised vessels to catch, tag and release Atlantic Bluefin Tuna for data collection purposes off the Irish coast.  The programme,  developed by Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Marine Institute in partnership with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Department for Environment, Climate and Communications, operated on a pilot basis in 2019 and 2020.

The 2021 season will open on the 1st July and close on the 12th November 2021.