More good fishing to report from Galway Bay this week. John Fleming brought a crew out on Friday last and they enjoyed a great day. They hit the reef first for some pollack while waiting for the wind to settle, then went on the anchor for tope. Tope fishing was pretty much non stop action from start to finish John says “we must have had 20 fish – nothing big but great sport!”

A nice tope
And another one!
Tope and a bonus bull huss

And to cap it all off, the squid finally appeared, about two months later than usual. Anyone who has fished with John will know Sandy, and Sandy’s love of squid, so fair to say Sandy was a happy man!


Sandy and his squid!

John’s guests also enjoued good fishing over the weekend, with plenty of whiting, haddock, pollack, wrasse and a few nice red gurnards.

Red gurnard

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