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

March 4th, 2014

Hector Goes Fishing

Irish broadcaster Hector Ó hEochagáin had a real opportunity within this program screened on RTE to not only give viewers an..Read more

February 2nd, 2014

Specimen Fishing Opportunities in South East Ireland

The annual report of the Irish Specimen Fish Committee is eagerly awaited by pleasure anglers and dedicated specimen hunters alike...Read more

January 21st, 2014

Understanding North East Atlantic Mackerel

The reduction in size, quantity, and late arrival of east coast mackerel off Greystones Co. Wicklow post 2010 prompted a..Read more

November 2nd, 2013

Sea Kayaking off Dalkey

Enjoyed a fine day out sea kayaking with Des Keaney and the team at Deep Blue Sea Kayaking, along with..Read more