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.

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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

July 15th, 2014

Garth Brooks, Tourism Angling and Irish Méféinism

I question does the average Irish citizen really understand the true meaning of both civic cooperation and national pride, or..Read more

June 26th, 2014

Cod Heaven off Kilmore

“Ready up boys where drifting over some kelp”, instructed “Autumn Dream” skipper Eamonn Hayes, seconds later members of the Pleasure..Read more

June 25th, 2014

Forty Knots to Pollack Paradise

Clearing the pier head Dermot gunned the engine, 135 horses kicked into life and a whirlwind drive to the Saltee..Read more

June 21st, 2014

Mid Summer Ray

The search for an early summer tope found me revisiting old haunts. Wicklows northern beaches, which were a second home..Read more