Irish Sport Fishing

Irish Sport Fishing – Fishing in Ireland

Dun Laoghaire LRF

One thermal base-layer, one t-shirt, one micro-fleece, one hoody, one wind-breaker fleece, one heavy offshore jacket, and a hat and gloves – and it was still freezing! In case you … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Daiwa Irish Pairs

This years Daiwa Irish Pairs competition was, as usual, a great week for all involved. Each year you can tell that the competition is drawing closer as the banter steps-up … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 14 Comments

Banna Strand Painted Ray

Anglers fishing the Daiwa Pairs competition experienced some good fishing for Painted Ray on Banna Strand, Co. Kerry. While this beach is more well-known for its Flounder and Bass fishing, … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Munster Blackwater – September 2012

Some settled weather, a dropping flood, and reports of some fish being caught on a river coming into its peak month prompted a trip to the Blackwater last weekend. One … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Window of Good Weather

The persistent rain over the last number of weeks and the resulting improvement in salmon fishing has made it difficult to drag myself away from the rivers in the west … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Good Fishing at Carrowmore Lake

So while my salmon season may have gotten off to a slow start, I’m happy to say it has certainly picked up. There has been no lack of time or … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Early Season Salmon Fishing

It’s been a slow enough start to the salmon season for me. While the spring run is only really getting going now, I had hoped a few early trips would … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Shad Fishing, St. Mullins

The River Barrow at St. Mullins is famous for its Twaite Shad fishing. Nestled in the Barrow Valley under the Blackstairs Mountains and Mount Brandon, the Shad navigate their way … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

River Dodder – Opening Day 2012

The River Dodder is where I spent countless hours fishing when I was younger, often leaving the house as the sun rose and only returning home when it wasn’t possible … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 5 Comments

Joe Byrne – Tricks of the Trade

I recently met up with top match angler Joe Byrne at his tackle shop Courtown Harbour Sea Angling Centre. The shop started life through Mick Redmond, primarily as a woodwork … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments