An Irish Anglers World

Online since April 2010, An Irish Anglers World provides a real time view of rod and line fishing in Ireland through the eyes  and experience of an Irish angler who is passionate about their sport. Ireland today can still deliver 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

March 25th, 2016

Pike Culling Protest outside Inland Fisheries Ireland HQ

A peaceful protest against a barbaric, archaic and unnecessary trout fisheries management programme conducted by Irish Government agency Inland Fisheries..Read more

March 22nd, 2016

Fun with Fungie

Well although he has been hanging around the mouth of Dingle harbour since 1983 my first opportunity to say hello..Read more

March 9th, 2016

A National Disgrace

All that is wrong with how Ireland’s commercial sea fishing fleet is governed can be summed up in the following..Read more

February 20th, 2016

Creating a Managed Marine Protected Area off County Wicklow, Ireland

My family roots lie firmly in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, a once thriving fishing village situated 25 miles south of Dublin city..Read more