More good fishing to report this week from the west Clare charter boats. Plenty of fish of a variety of species coming to the boat in lovely weather and mostly calm seas. From now through September fish will be feeding hard and it’s well worth booking a day afloat with one of these experienced skippers.

Luke Aston, skipper of the Clare Dragoon, says fishing on the drift with all kinds of traces is bringing up a lot of fish. On Sunday Conor got a Spurdog around 13lbs, and there where some nice ling and Haddock through a steady scatter of good Pollack and Coalfish.

A fine 13lbs spurdog


Red Gurnard


Megrim, a rare enough catch




Sean Maguire on the Lady Gwen II also reported excellent mixed species fishing for his guests.

A nice slow drift close to the shore got these young anglers, and not so young, up to 13 species on a beautiful day on the sea.
Another megrim for this young man


Conger eel


And a spur dog for another young angler

A nice pollack for this young man too

Go Fishing

Clare Dragoon

Clare Dragoon is a LOCHIN 366 powered by 650HP engine, skippered by Luke Aston and operating out of Carrigaholt Co. Clare…

I have some offers up on my web site and if anybody is interested in putting a trip together please do get in touch. Also I Twitter from the boat on @fishandstay and try to update my face book page fairly often!To experience some of the best deep sea fishing available in Ireland contact Luke.
Telephone: +353 65 9058209 or +353 87 6367544
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Lady Gwen II

Fishing Adventures on Séan Maguire’s Lady Gwen II, a Lochin 33  M265Ti Perkins charterboat which operates 15 miles from Kilbaha, Carrigaholt, and Kilrush.

Whether you want to go to the Atlantic Ocean for a large selection of species, including different types of shark, or fish the estuary for ray conger tope etc, Fishing Adventures will cater for whatever fishing you desire.
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