Category Archives: Boat fishing

Looking back over the season with John Fleming

This year started out a bit late for us here @ Blue Shark Angling in Galway. With the boat in the yard longer than expected we missed basically all of our spring white fish season. This part of the season … Continue reading

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Marlin trip to La Gomera by Alastair Wilson

Last year i was lucky enough to win two days marlin fishing on Andrej Dolinsek’s boat The Right Hook on the island of La Gomera. Andrej runs a very smart Bertram 31 fully rigged for big game fishing and along … Continue reading

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Coalfish off Kinsale

I got a call from Mick Dennehy saying we’re going out for the coalies are you coming? As they say in Jerry McGuire…. You had me at…. alright langer! I made my way down to Kinsale where Pedro was already … Continue reading

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Mako shark by Henry Kelly

IFD: On the fifteenth of July this year I got a call from Pedro Walsh, from the sounds in the background I thought he was in the pub but it turned out that Henry Kelly had just caught and released … Continue reading

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Bluefin in the Adriatic by Rob Millard

The process of choosing a family holiday destination in our house is always contentious. My suggestions of Islamorada, Cape Verde or The Azores, are seen for what they are, shameless attempts to visit some of the sport fishing capitals of … Continue reading

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The search for a porgie by Dan O’Kelly

After been chasing blue sharks around the country for the last few years, myself and a few friends decided we wanted to go after a Porgie. We anglers are never happy with what we are catching and just want bigger … Continue reading

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Six gill shark fishing in Carrigaholt by Luke Aston

Well as many of you know anglers fishing with us here at Carrigaholt Sea Angling have made some headlines over the last month! I suppose it started with enquires almost a year ago now and then confirmed bookings at the … Continue reading

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Trip to Porgie alley by Mark Heffernan

I was out practicing for an upcoming club species hunt when I started getting messages that the Porbeagles had reappeared and it was all over social media. It was very early but I wasn’t surprised and immediately started planning a … Continue reading

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In search on an Irish grander by Mike Sherwood

A few miles out past the breath taking cliffs of Loop Head in County Clare on the west coast of Ireland holds some of the world’s largest sharks. Sharks that can regularly pass the magical 1000lb barrier and have been … Continue reading

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Wee county Tope by Mark Heffernan

Wee county Tope  In a part of the coast ravaged by decades of constant Prawn trawling and where in recent decades some species have become almost extinct, against all odds the Tope continues to thrive and provide top class sport … Continue reading

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