An Irish Anglers World

Online since April 2010, An Irish Anglers World showcases rod and line fishing in Ireland through the eyes  and experience of an Irish angler who is passionate about their sport. Ireland today provides coastal bass and open sea rock fishing, wild coarse angling, large pike opportunities, and wild trout fly fishing the envy of many European countries. An Irish Angler highlights this wonderful fishing through a colourful, entertaining and sometimes controversial medium of interest to both indigenous and tourist anglers alike.

More about an Irish Angler

An Introduction to Fly Fishing.

Initially the preserve of genteel folk, fly fishing now crosses all societal boundaries and in modern times has moved beyond game fishing to include various sea species, pike, and carp.

A few notes towards helping the novice fly angler choose the correct rod, reel, fly line, and ancillary tackle: Further details read on…….

Marine Conservation.

A key reason for setting up the original “An Irish Anglers World” website in January 2008 was to highlight serious marine conservation issues which had become all too apparent. Today six years on, even allowing for pending EU reforms, the situation at national and international level has not improved, this writers angling diary a testament to that statement:  Read on for more details…

Fishing Diary

December 16th, 2014

Barrow Pike

Winter fishing on the River Barrow invariably means targeting the quieter backwaters due to increased flow and subsequent higher water..Read more

November 21st, 2014

Pike on a Foggy Morning

An evening phone call from David needed no second thoughts in the response, “Are you interested in going pike fishing..Read more

November 8th, 2014

Save Ireland’s Wild Brown Trout

Having taken up fly fishing for wild brown trout and sea trout at the age of 33 on Ireland’s east..Read more

November 6th, 2014

Codling Making an Appearance

The Waterford estuary, a recognised marine nursery area, is presently witnessing a run of codling similar to that which graced..Read more