An Irish Anglers World

Online since April 2010, An Irish Anglers World provides a real time view of rod and line fishing in Ireland through the eyes  and experience of an Irish angler who is passionate about their sport. Ireland today can still deliver 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 Beach Casting.

Beach casting off a Co. Wexford strand for dabs, flounder and codling. Based on forty productive years swinging a lead off Irish beaches from Co. Wicklow south and west to Co. Kerry, this article aimed at novice beach anglers and people interested in taking up the pursuit hopes to break down the requirements necessary for successful and enjoyable beach fishing into first principles: 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 recent 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

October 12th, 2017

Return to Beara: Pollack Five Ways

Driving into Glengarriff around lunchtime I pulled up adjacent to the tidal pool in front of the hotel just in..Read more

January 4th, 2017

Lightening Does Pike Twice

A slight tremor on the rod tip caught my eye, dip, dip, line peels slowly from the bobbin then stops..Read more

January 2nd, 2017

New Years Pike from the Barrow

Walking back up the tow path my gaze alighted on the now distant angler that I had passed and said..Read more

December 30th, 2016

Festive Season Piking

A slow staccato clicking sound prompted David to turn, peering through the steadily declining evening light he noticed a heavy..Read more