Kit Dunne of Wicklow Bay Charters reports that May is showing signs of a good season. Early May trips in the Bay produced a mixture of fish including pollock, coalies and codling on the broken grounds with the odd ray & smoothhound ound too. No specimen yet, but plenty of time for them.

Kit’s first trip south on the 8th May with Robbie Troy  and Family saw 4 tope landed to 30lb, a few bullhuss and a lone Homelyn ray.

The weekend of 14th Spring tides saw plenty of fish caught. There were lots of hounds to 90cm, a few huss, 1 ray and tope for Michael’s group. Pollack, codling and a lone black Bream in the evening for the Holten Family trip.

Sunday produced lots of Hounds, one fine Thornback Ray, 1 Huss and a few fine Gurnard close to specimen length.

All in all May is showing great signs of a good season.

Thomas Mahons group landed this fine Thornback Ray, and returned it alive too.
Thomas Mahons group landed this fine Thornback Ray, and returned it alive too.

Individual seats will be issued this week for June, not many days left for charters but plenty of evenings.

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Angling Charters are offered on a full-day, half-day and evening trip basis and can be tailored to suit your needs. Two boats are available – Lisin and Castle Maiden. All levels of anglers are catered for. Anglers will benefit from your skipper’s angling experience and local knowledge with advice and guidance on-hand at all times.


Specialist Angling Charters are offered for those who wish to target specific species, specimen fish or try new angling methods.


Whether you’re a Club, Individual, School or Junior, you can have an angling coaching session or programme tailored to suit your needs.

Kit Dunne
Wicklow Boat Charters

Telephone: +353 (0)87 6832179 +353 (0)404 67031
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Wicklow to Wexford sea fishing