New species competition for shore anglers during Skate Festival

This weekend sees the annual Skate Festival organised by the Helm in Westport, and it promises to be a busy weekend around the quays,...
Carl O'Brien and his 3.5lb bass from a mark near Louisbugh

Bass, flounder and dogs at Louisburgh mark

Adem Saleh and Carl O'Brien were fishing the Mayo coast last week and reports a couple of bass at a mark near Louisburgh,  Co....

56th Westport International Sea Angling Festival 2012

56th Westport International Sea Angling Festival 2012   Shore Competion (Fee: 25 euro) Wednesday June 20th Boat Competition (Fee: 150 euro) Day 1: Friday June 22nd Day...
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,...

Good bass fishing reported from north Clare and a 20 lb. bull huss reported...

Kevin Crowley reports that the high winds of the last 10 days have made boat angling next to impossible, and many charter boats are...

The big skate festival is on at Westport on the 1st and 2nd of...

Just a quick note to remind anglers that The Helm Skate Festival takes place 1st and 2nd of October.  There are still some places...