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

September 15th, 2014

Cockleshell Hero

In December 1942 “Operation Frankton” was undertaken by a team of highly trained British marine commandos, their mission to sink..Read more

September 14th, 2014

Six Species from a Rolling Sea

Codling, whiting, pouting, flounder, dogfish and bass, the beach mark which fished so poorly last week opened its autumnal door..Read more

September 9th, 2014

Slow Evening on the Beach

An Irish Anglers World describes and illustrates Irish angling as it presents, good, bad or indifferent. When reading the posts..Read more

September 5th, 2014

Solitary Mackerel?

A black and green striped tiger of the sea homed in on the krill lure, bang, zig zag fireworks, how..Read more