Sea angling reports

Sea fishing reports from shore and boat.

My wonderful 67cm bass on ruler

67 cm Bass weighing 6 lb. plucked from the sea before the storm

Our old friend Rock Hunter is back after a little break and he tells us that due to work commitments over the last few...
Valentia fishing

Great sea fishing off Valentia

15th - 20th April 2012 Siegy & Billi Grabher from Valentia Fishing write their first logbook entry of  2012!  Six anglers out on the Sioux Charter Boat during  four trips...

Specimen sized megrim from Killala Bay

Donal Kennedy reported on another successful day onboard the Leah in Killala Bay. The party of anglers from County Longford departed Killala Harbour at...
The anglers who qualified to represent Ireland at the World Championships in Holland later this year. L-R: Joe Duggan, Derek Kendrick, Tom Lillis (team manager), John O'Brien, Eugene Farrelly and Dave Roe. Missing from photo is team captain Martin Howlin, who was already qualified.

Top anglers qualify for Irish shore team

The Connacht Shore Committee of the Provincial Council hosted the IFSA World Championship Qualifiers over the weekend at various venues in the Mayo area,...
74cm bass for Jim

Bass to almost 10lb and good cod on Cork Harbour reefs

Jim Clohessy and Kevin Murphy teamed up again for some great fishing on Cork Harbour during the week. Kevin and Jim had headed out for...
129lb skate for Chris Logan

Smash and grab skate off Antrim

Working the deep water was a bit slow as there is not a lot of "eatables" for the larger predators.  The lack of prey...

Impressive display at the Boat Master Angler competition in Galway

Conor Mountaine from the Galway Buccaneers club reported on their first boat competition of the year, which was fished in Galway Bay aboard the...
Shore fishing Silhouette

Cold air on cold water cools expectations, but saltwater fly anglers persevere

The key to catching any fish prone to tidal and weather influences is finding them in the midst of those influences. Sometimes, just sometimes...
Chris with 3 Ling

Ling, Ling all the way on the Ling Bank, Donegal Bay

You want to catch ling? It has to be the Ling Bank "I want to catch a ling", said Chris. So 'Prospector 1' skipper Peter...
Burren, Co. Clare

Fishing off the Burren coast line

09/04/12: There is a general buzz of optimism within the small band of anglers that regularly haunt the coast line that encompasses the Burren....