Sea angling reports

Sea fishing reports from shore and boat.

20 Species for Dutch small boat anglers in Cork Harbour

Kevin Murphy from Bellavista reports on the fishing out of Cobh where small boat anglers are enjoying some excellent fishing… We recently had some Dutch anglers...

‘Screaming Reels’ wins the Rosslare Small Boats Festival for a record 9th time

‘Screaming Reels’ wins the Rosslare Small Boats Festival for a record 9th time In what turned out to be the most exciting and closest competition...

Great reef fishing in Galway Bay

John Fleming has been poutting his anglers over some very good reef fishing lately. Skipper of the Brazen Hussy II, John is a fan...

Clare Dragoon fires opening shot of the season

Luke Aston of Carrigaholt Sea Angling reports on his first trip out on the Clare Dragoon this year: ­ Well, we got back fishing last Friday...

Specimen smoothhound fishing in full swing at Wicklow

Kit Dunne reports from Wicklow... 31 May: Fishing in full flight now, plenty of Specimen Hounds, good thornbacks, tope and a wee Homelyn. 02 June: 5 Specimen Hounds...

A pair of herons fishing for bass

Richie Ryan's autumn has kicked off nicely. The saltwater fly-fishing guide was concerned that the plethora of mackeral and fry in the harbour during...

Clare shore anglers find angling difficult in persistent strong winds

Ken O'Neill, IFI reports that shore angling on the Clare coast has been challenging due to weather conditions.  Strong winds persisting. Some Mackerel are...
Prizes

Farrelly and Foley take firsts at Tralee Bay Christmas competition

Tralee Bay Sea Angling Club reports on their Christmas Competition fished at Fenit… 15 December: What a great year we have had in 2018! The...
Wrasse

Wasse without a lure for the Dingle angler

Martin McGowan of Lure Angling Ireland tells us: I was fishing with a few mates last week of a rock mark on Slea Head....
Red Bay Tope

Tope to 35lb for specimen hunters at Red Bay

The high pressure was great to see but we had to steam 30km south to get away from the massive tides that were running....