The first leg of the ever popular Cobh SAC Light Lines Competition was fished on Sunday. There were 42 anglers lined up to fish from local charter boats Lagosta II, Osprey, Deora De, Cuan Ban and Camden Mist.
Fishing was good on the day with some great scores recorded. Padraic Clear, fishing from Lagosta II was head and shoulders above the rest of the field with 113 fish for 1632 points.
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Cobh SAC is a very active club with a great series of competitions across the year.
The club is very welcoming to new members.
If you are interested in joining the club or fishing any of their competitions contact them via Facebook.
Cobh International Sea Angling Festival 2023
The dates for the Cobh International Sea Angling Festival for 2023 are 04/09/23 – 08/09/23
Offshore 105. 380 HP Iveco Skipper: Alan Kennedy Licence: 713 Base: Crosshaven/Cobh Operational Area:
40 Miles out of Cork Harbour, Ballycotton, Kinsale.
Notes: Lagosta II has a complete inventory of electronic and safety equipment. Fishing in the rich offshore waters of south-west Ireland, Alan specialises in wreck, reef and shark angling. Even in the worst of weather, anglers can fish for rays, flatfish and conger in the extensive and sheltered waters of Cobh harbour.
Pro Fisherman 33 Skipper: Pat Condon Licence: 1350 Base: Crosshaven and Cobh Operational area: 30 miles from Crosshaven, Kinsale, Cobh, Monkstown and Ballycotton.
Notes: With more than 30 years Sea angling experience in hand and having won several national & international sea angling competitions, Pat Condon offers his clients the wealth of his angling skills as part of their experience.
Anglers can fish many reefs near the Cork harbour for ling, cod, conger eel, pollack and coalfish. Shark fishing off Cork Harbour is from mid june to september.
Even if the weather is poor you can fish within Cork harbour for species such as bass, blonde ray and thornback ray, plaice and dabs.
35′ Offshore 105. 400 HP Iveco Skipper: Jim Linehan Licence: 147 Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 nautical
miles of Ballycotton – Cork Harbour – Kinsale.
Notes: Deora Dé is a fast modern charter boat,
built to the skipper’s own specifications and exceeding the current
safety standards. Species of fish caught include: Blue Shark, Mackerel, Pollack, Cod, Whiting, Conger Eel, Ling, Wrasse, Gurnard, Garfish, Dogfish, Coalfish and many more!Full rod & tackle hire available with free tuition given. Free tea & coffee onboard.
Aquastar 38′. Caterpillar 350 HP Skipper: John and Eoin Barry Licence: 794 Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 miles
out of Cork Harbour.
Notes: Many species of fish can be caught, including Blue Shark, Ling, Cod, Pollack, Conger Eel, Wrasse, Ray, Whiting, Mackerel, etc. Full tackle hire available. Hotels, Guesthouse or Self-Catering accommodation can be arranged within walking distance of a wide choice of pubs and restaurants.
Skipper: Anthony Lane. Licence No.: 1401 P5 30miles. Base: Crosshaven Operational area: Ballycotton to Kinsale
Notes: Cork Harbour offers a wide variety of fish including ling, cod, pollock, whiting, wrasse, ray, conger eel, bullhuss and many more. The harbour can be fished in most weather conditions offering a wide variety of sheltered locations for both the experienced and novice angler. The boat comes fully equipped with all modern navigational aids. Full safety equipment as per licence. Rod and tackle hire are available on board and all assistance will be given to the novice angler. Full galley and toilet facilities on board