L-R Horst Schneider, Dan Lynch, Heiko Dreier (Sr & Jr), Petter Skudal
30 Sep 2016

EFSA European Boat & Line Class Angling Championships 2016

The European Federation of Sea Anglers‘ 2016 Boat Championships were hosted by EFSA Ireland and co-hosted by Cobh Sea Angling Club at Cobh, County Cork from the 16th to the 23rd of September.

Beara Shore Angling ballan wrasse
29 Jan 2014

Beara Shore Angling 2013

2013 was the strangest fishing year we have had since moving to Dromagowlane House on the Beara Penisula ten years ago.

boat fishing kilmore reef under way
17 Jul 2012

A Day on the Kilmore Reefs

Ashley Hayden of An Irish Angler’s World enjoys a day afloat over the rocky pinnacles off Kilmore in Ireland.

Sea Fishing in Wicklow beach
17 Mar 2012

Sea Fishing in Wicklow

We join Irish angler Ashley Haden as he outlines some of the excellent shore and boat fishing opportunities offered in the east coast county of Wicklow.

An Irish Angler’s Year cod
02 Jan 2012

An Irish Angler’s Year

Irish angling journalist Ashley Hayden reflects on a year of varying fortunes with rod and line in fresh and salt water.

angler holds a double shot of Wexford flounders
24 Jul 2011

Floundering Around in Co. Wexford

Irish angler Ashley Hayden relates the joys of targetting County Wexford estuary flounders when the summer species leave inshore waters.

a nice KIlmore Quay tope
03 Jul 2011

Tope Heaven in South East Ireland

Irish angler Ashley Hayden describes a day when a conger trip from Kilmore Quay turned into an all action tope fest.

an Irish bass taken on the fly
21 Jun 2011

Bass on the Fly

Jim Hendrick of ProBassFisher Guiding Services explains the lure of shallow water, reef fishing with a fly for bass.

Ashley with two plaice from Beara rocks
06 Jun 2011

Beara Peninsula Magic

God bless close friend Georgina Lynch for marrying Beara Peninsula resident and artist Tim Goulding, because without cupid’s intervention I might never have discovered the wonderful sea fishing that this far flung south westerly outpost of Ireland has to offer.

a Twaite shad
06 Jun 2010

Irish Twaite shad fishing secrets

“Time for a change of scenery”, muttered my pal Conor as we plotted our next weekend shore fishing session. I had a good idea what he was leading up to as late April to mid May heralds the arrival of