Category Archives: Boat fishing

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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Dave Marciano Wicked Tuna

IFD: It’s a great pleasure to have some time with the great Dave Marciano of hit tv show Wicked Tuna on the Discovery Channel. Dave has become one of the most recognisable faces in fishing and having spent most of … Continue reading

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Donegal Tuna by Dan O’Kelly

​Well unless you`ve been living under a stone for the last few years. You will know that a run of massive Bluefin tuna have been visiting Irish waters. It`s not the first time that they have visited in numbers. I … Continue reading

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Blackmouthed dogfish by Dave Craig

There was always talk of skate around the Antrim Coast, but to me that’s all it was, talk. No one that I know had caught any. Then with the development of super thin braided lines and fishing at anchor a … Continue reading

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Kilmore Quay by James Brennan

Located in south east Ireland the fishing village of Kilmore Quay is a beautiful scenic area renowned for its excellent fishing and amazing scenery.The modern 60 berth marina hosts a wide array of vessels including 6 fully kitted charter boats.There … Continue reading

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Fishing the Colosseum with Adrian Molloy

IFD: With autumn upon us, it was time to head back to Donegal to fish with famous Irish tuna skipper Adrian Molloy of http://www.tuna.ie one of the hardest working skippers in the business. Once again it was another unforgettable experience … Continue reading

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Fishing for plaice with Jon Patten

IFD: When it comes to fishing Jon Patten has been there and done that. With no fewer than four world records including the all tackle record for dogtooth tuna, and only a few weeks ago he nearly broke the world … Continue reading

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Understanding bass with Peter Aspinwall 

IFD: Peter Aspinwall is one of Ireland’s top bass angling guides. He specialises in fly and lure fishing and over the years has built up an intimate picture of their movements and behaviours. This is the first installment in a … Continue reading

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Smoothounds with Kit Dunne

This year I have got out only a few times for fishing with real life getting in the way, so it was a welcome reprieve to have a trip to look forward to with Kit Dunne and http://www.wicklowboatcharters.ie The wind … Continue reading

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