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 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

October 15th, 2014

Double Top on the Beara

Twin paternosters baited with freshly dug lugworm settled on the clean sea bed one hundred meters offshore, a flooding spring..Read more

October 1st, 2014

Mini Wrasse on the Float

Fishing for mini species especially with soft plastic lead head lures has become popular of late, reminding me of the..Read more

October 1st, 2014

Pike Surprise

The great pike hung motionless within the reeds concentrating, observing, twenty seconds earlier the chug, chug sound of an outboard..Read more

September 23rd, 2014

The European Bass Fishery, Wake Up and Smell the Roses!!

Let us be clear and with not a hint of arrogance this angler can catch bass. Living within south east..Read more