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....

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...
Visiting UK angler Dave Bennett, who caught this fine skate that won him the 2016 Westport Skate Festival. Photo credit: John O'Connor

Dave skates home in Westport to take top prize

The annual Westport Skate Festival, hosted by Vinny Keogh and his family from the Helm in Westport Quay, was held over the weekend, with...

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...

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...

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,...