Ireland on the Fly

Podcast: Stan McArt talks to Ireland on the Fly about lough fishing

The latest Ireland on the Fly podcast speaks to loughs competition angler, Stan McArt, who talks about his 29 caps for Ireland, the innovations...

First bass on fly of 2022 for Ritchie Ryan of Eirebass

The Eire Bass guide Richie Ryan went out to test a switch rod given to him by his good friend Kevin Mc Loughlin. Not...
Lough Arrow

Mayfly fishing going well on Arrow

Jimmy Frazer, Lough Arrow Fish Preservation Association & District Angling Club, reports that  the Mayfly is going well on Arrow. There are good hatches...
A decent stamp of pollack about. This one on a Black Minnow 60g

Reefs outside cork Harbour fishing slow but steady

Jim Clohessy reports from Cork Harbour anglers have had a tough start to the year, but things may be improving.. We’ve had a tough start...

Smoothounds are Wicklow bound again

Kit Dunne of Wicklow Bay Charters reports that the smooth-hounds are back in Wicklow Bay for the first time this year. Kit has become...
The Munster Blackwater at Cappoquin

Some salmon in lowest parts and good run of sea trout on Blackwater

Salmon angling throughout the entire system has been reported as very quiet Sunday 7th May, although the fisheries on the upper tidal sections and...
River Bandon

Bandon very low, not much salmon fishing

There were no salmon reported on the river during the past week With no rain over the last couple of weeks the river has shrunk...

Dutch Trio Enjoy Another Trip To Melview Fishing Lodge

Kevin Lyons from Melview Fishing Lodge reports on the recent fishing for a group of Dutch clients: Dutch anglers Thomas, Nick, and Johan were here...
Angler casting on river with mountains in background

12lbs salmon gets the Erriff up and running

The first salmon of 2022 was landed on the Erriff Fishery last Saturday. Seamus Nee was the lucky angler who took advantage of nice...

Good wrasse and pollack fishing in Galway Bay

Although high winds early this week kept most boats in port, the weekend was fair and some good fishing was had. John Fleming hosted...