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 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

August 1st, 2015

Fly Fishing in Wicklow: The Timeless Coachman

Lichen covered granite boulders deflect pristine peat stained water creating slack pockets, fast runs and glides. Coloured reddish brown yet..Read more

July 26th, 2015

Killer Seagulls???

“What’ll he do, nibble your bum?”, one of the immortal lines delivered by the Monty Python team in the hilarious..Read more

July 22nd, 2015

Coarse Fishing in Ireland: Exploring New Waters

Exploring new waters besides enabling one to progress as an angler can also be good fun. Yes for sure a..Read more

July 18th, 2015

River Barrow: Mick Lyons Memorial Coarse Fishing Competition 2015

The annual Mick Lyons Memorial Coarse Angling Competition 2015 for people with disabilities kick started the Bagnelstown Summer Festival in..Read more