An Irish Anglers World

Fishing Diary

As an angler it is fun to visit and try out new venues. With free time at a premium nowadays, it would be nice to fish a new spot confident that one is going to be successful. Unfortunately a lot of available angling information can be limited, or worse, out of date. The following diary sets out up to date information based on recent angling experience of venues fished, both locally and further afield.

Genuine anglers will use the knowledge gleaned here wisely and honestly. Whether you are a seasoned fisher, new to the sport, or a visitor on a holiday break, if the information presented here makes your fishing trip more successful and enjoyable, then the sentiment behind the diary has succeeded. Tight lines.

Coarse Fishing Tourism: Managed Access is the Key

Of all the tourism angling/fishing products Ireland has to offer coarse fishing has the greatest potential to provide a serious..Read more

Bream Time on the Barrow

A solid lift, bump sensation transmitted through taught six pound test line prompted an immediate upward sweep of my thirteen..Read more

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

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

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

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

Ireland Ranked Worst Offender in EU Waters for Over Fishing

Well it would appear to be official, Ireland is the EU member state with the worst record for politically granted..Read more

Analysis of Specimen Sea Fish Records for Co. Wicklow 2011 – 2015

The argument to introduce wider stakeholder inclusive and environmentally focused management structures for Ireland’s inshore fisheries is indisputable as this..Read more

Greystones Tourism Shore Angling Circa 1989

A tourist shore angling spends on average between €800 – €1000 over a week long stay. The following link accesses..Read more

Greystones, Co. Wicklow, January 2016

Turning to view Bray Head a chill north west wind morphed to cutting, burning my face as I leaned forward..Read more