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Charter Boats in Co. Donegal

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Assaroe Star

Mitchell 31′.

Skipper: Paddy Byrne
Licence: 215
Base: Teelin Operational Area:Teelin and Mullaghmore within a radius of 30 miles from points of departure in favourable weather and good visibility.

Notes: NWCSA member. Sails from Teelin. There are up to
30 species which can be caught on rod and line including: Pollack, Ling,
Cod, Conger eel, Whiting, Dogfish, Blue Shark. If your interest is in angling,
seabirds, whales, dolphins or just majestic scenery we will make your trip
a memorable one. Rod and reel hire is available and terminal tackle is on
sale aboard the boat.

Address: Craghlin, Teelin, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 74 9739365 or +353 87 6284688
Email: 66pbyrne@gmail.com
Web: www.Sliabhleagueboattrips.com

Laura Dean

11m Blyth Workcats catamaran. Twin 420 HP

Skipper: Donald Cullen
Licence:
Base: Downings, Co. Donegal Operational Area:
60 miles from point of departure, weather permitting.

Notes: Our brand new 11m catamaran, the Laura-Dean, offers
space and comfort for your angling trips. With a fully functional galley,
toilet, hand basin, on-site tackle and rod hire, inside and outside seating
for 12, the Laura-Dean has everything to make your fishing trip a memorable
one.

Address: Milford Rd, Carrigart, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Telephone: +353 74 91 54708 or +353 87 6590264
Email: reception@mevaghdiving.com
Web: www.mevaghdiving.com

Bundoran Star.

33′ Lochin. 385HP Catpillar.
Skipper: Patrick O’Doherty
Licence: P5 number 1111
Base: Bundoran Operational area: Donegal
Bay. 30 miles from point of departure, weather permitting.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: NWCSA member. We have on offer big game fishing
for Shark, Skate and general inshore fishing for up to 30 species which
can be caught on rod and line including: Pollack, Ling, Cod, Ray, Dogfish,
Conger eel, Whiting , Brill, Turbot, Place, Flounder and lots of other
small species All gear and tackle is supplied.

Address: 37 Silverhill, WestEnd, Bundoran, Co Donegal.
Telephone: +353 87 4198323
Email: info@bundoranstar.ie
Web: www.Bundoranstar.ie

Fiona Tee

33′ Interceptor. 300HP Caterpillar
Skipper: Keith Clarke
Licence: 961
Base: Mullaghmore Operational area: Donegal Bay. Within 30 miles of land.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: General fishing and sightseeing, including trips to Inishmurray Island.

Address: Moneygold, Grange, Co. Sligo.
Telephone: +353 (0)87 2540190
E-mail: keithclarkesligo@eircom.net Web: www.inishmurrayislandtrips.com

Meridian

Lochin 40′. 420 HP Caterpiller
Skipper: Brian McGilloway
Licence: 295
Base: Killybegs Operational area: 20 miles out of Killybegs

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: NWCSA member. Charters are available throughout
the year for Cod, Pollack, Conger, Ling, Brill, Turbot and all other available
species.

Address: Killybegs Angling Charters, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.
Tel: +353 (0) 87 22 00 982
Email: brian@killybegsangling.com Web: www.killybegsangling.com

Elsie Jayne

Evolution 38’ iveco 420hp
Skipper: Jim Muldowney
Licence: 1578
Base: Arronmore Island Operational area:
From Sligo to Malin Head, 30 miles from land.

Notes: Purpose built P5 charter boat 2014 for diving, angling
and sightseeing tours. Seating inside and on deck. Full galley with cooker
and zip boiler, deck toilet and shower facilities. Latest navigation and
sea bed scanner. Just minutes from the finest fishing in Donegal, If it
swims we have it. Rods & reels for hire, end tackle available.

Address: Ballard, Arranmore Island, Co Donegal.
Telephone: +353 (0)86 3300516
Email: jimmuldowney@ymail.com
Web: www.divearranmore.com
FB: www.facebook.com/divearranmore.arranmore

Summer Rose

11 meter ocean tramp
Skipper: Seamus Doherty
Cert: 287
Base: Mulroy Bay/Downings

Notes:
Deepsea wreck reef shark tackle available for hire/sale

Address: 2 Rodney Street, Portrush , Co. Antrim.
Telephone: 086 8637939 or +44 (0)7511 580 330
Email: seadoc1@hotmail.co.uk

Nuala Star

Ocean Tramp 35′. 300 HP
Skipper: Paddy Byrne
Licence: 1143
Base: Teelin Operational Area:Teelin and Mullaghmore within a radius of 30 miles from points of departure in favourable weather and good visibility.

Notes: NWCSA member. Sails from Teelin. There are up to
30 species which can be caught on rod and line including: Pollack, Ling,
Cod, Conger eel, Whiting, Dogfish, Blue Shark. If your interest is in angling,
seabirds, whales, dolphins or just majestic scenery we will make your trip
a memorable one. Rod and reel hire is available and terminal tackle is on
sale aboard the boat.

Address: Craghlin, Teelin, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 74 9739365 or +353 87 6284688
Email: 66pbyrne@gmail.com
Web: www.Sliabhleagueboattrips.com

Tor Mór

Kingfisher 31′, 500HP

Skipper: Donal MacMenamin

Licence: 1377
Base: Portnoo / Rosbeg Operational Area: Within 30 miles of Portnoo / Rosbeg, or Killybegs.

Authorised bluefin tuna boat

Notes: Tor Mór is a brand new (2009), fast (500 Hp), solid and stable. She has the latest in navigation and safety equipment on board.
The North-west coast is an unspoilt marine environment, and is within easy reach of some of the finest fishing grounds. In the locality, there are up to 18 species of fish to catch, including Pollock, Mackerel, Cod, Ling, and more.
Fishing rods and tackle are provided free on board, expert guidance and tuition, can be provided by the skipper/owner Donal McMenamin. Donal has many years sea-going experience and is delighted to provide this charter service for both locals and tourists.

There is a microwave oven; to re-heat food, or make a warming cup of soup or tea/coffee. There is seating both inside and outside on deck.
A toilet is provided on board.

Address: 18 Ard na Gréine, Ardara

Telephone: +353 (0)87 2458514

Email: donal.mcmenamin@gmail.com

Caitlín Marie

Vigilante 33, 350hp Caterpillar
Skipper: Paul McGonagle
Licence: 1194
Base: KincasslaghOperational area: 30 mile radius from Kincasslagh

Notes: Kincasslagh is ideally located for deep sea angling
with various types of fishing grounds with many species only a short distance
from the harbour.
Caitlin Marie is a fast modern charter boat licensed to carry up to 12
passengers. Facilities include sheltered seating with table for 4 in heated
cabin, complimentary tea and coffee, microwave oven, spacious deck with
filleting table, rod holders and toilet access.

Address: Gortnasade, Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 74 9522609 or +353 87 9870266
Email: info@saoiremara.com
Web:
www.saoiremara.com

Rosguill

43′ Aquastar. Twin 310 HP
Skipper: Michael McVeigh
Licence: 888
Base: Downings Operational area: Up to 40 miles out of base.

Notes: As well as excellent bottom, reef
and wreck fishing there is Blue Shark (Season: July to October). Some good
sized blue shark including the Skipper’s best of 124 pounds, caught in 1992.
Rods, reels oilskins and tackle can be hired.

Address: Baile an Iascaire, Dooey, Atlantic Drive, Downings, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 74 9155080
Email: info@rosguill.com Web: www.rosguill.com

Golden Fleece

Fisher 34
Skipper: James Kenny
Licence: 1584
Base: Downings Operational area: Mevagh, Downings and Portnablagh

Notes: Operating from Mevagh, Downings and Portnablagh near Dunfanaghy. We do full day, half day and evening trips. We fish Sheephaven Bay right out to Tory Island. Reefs, sand, steep cliff drop offs and numerous wrecks, Sheephaven Bay has everything you need for a fantastic fishing experience. Just north of Horn Head large amounts of big game fish can be caught including Tope and Portbeagle shark. The sandy bottom of Skate Bay is prime hunting ground for flatties such as Skate, Flounder, Plaice and rays. The many reefs in Sheephaven Bay are alive with Wrasse, Pollock, Ling, Gurnard and Cod.

Telephone: +353 (0)87 6136400
Email: jameshappykenny@gmail.com
Web: www.seasthebay.ie

Enterprise I

38′ Aquastar. 225HP
Skipper: Neil Doherty
Licence: 858
Base: Rathmullan Operational area: Up to 20 miles out of base.

Notes: NWCSA member. Reef, wreck, tope and general inshore
fishing.

Address: Rathmullan Angling Charters, Rathmullen, Co. Donegal.
Tel: +353 (0)87 2480132 or +353 (0)87 0507464
Email: rathmullancharters@eircom.net
Web: www.rathmullancharters.com

Swilly Explorer

Interceptor 42′. 500HP
Skipper: Angela Cerrand
Licence: 1076
Base: Rathmullen Operational area: Up to 30 miles out of base.

Notes: As for Enterprise I.

Gemini 2

Cygnus Cyfish
Skipper: Derek Harley
Licence: 1169
Base: Culdaff Operational area: From Bunagee Pier, Culdaff, Co. Donegal not more than 15 miles from point of departure or 3 miles from land in favourable weather and good visibility.

Notes: NWCSA member. Most of the wrecks lay within an
easy 30 minutes to one-hour steam. There are no long boring journeys prior
to fishing here. You just have time to tackle up and ready yourself and
it’s time to fish. There has been minimal commercial fishing here due to
the fast tides and deep water. The wrecks are literally packed with fish.

Address: Inisowen Boating Company, Carrowmore, Malin, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9370605 or +353 (0)86 2522685 Fax: +353 74 9370764
Email: malininfo@inishowenmotors.ie or inishowenboating@gmail.com Web: www.irishanglingcharters.ie

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: adrian@tuna.ie Web: http://tuna.ie/

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: wildatlanticwayangling@gmail.com Web: https://www.facebook.com/TUNAMICK/

Vanguard

Interceptor 42’ Volvo 500hp

Skipper: Gary Rodgers
Licence: 1826
Base: Tory Island/Magheroarty. Operational area: Tory, Downings & Gweedore. 30 Miles radius from Tory Island, Magharoarty, Burtonport, Bunbeg, Downings, Teelin and Killybegs.

Notes: Tory island has an abundance of different species of fish. These include Pollock, Coalfish, Cod, various Wrasse, Conger Eel, Mackerel, Gurnard and many more species. It is a short steam to the fishing grounds, allowing for more fishing time for your group. Rods can be provided at an additional cost if needed. Tackle is also sold on board.

Address: West End, Tory Island, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: Gary Rodgers +353 83 064 8174 or Jacqueline Rodgers +353 86 126 1103
Email: anshoptoryisland@gmail.com & rodgers-g@email.ulster.ac.uk
Web: https://toryislandcharters.com/