Category Archives: Coarse fishing

Bream and tench with Seamus Smith by Paddy Keogh

We hadn’t managed to get in a tench session so far this year so Aidan Cox, Joe White and myself decided that we would bait somewhere for a couple of days. The plan was to travel up a few evenings … Continue reading

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A change of plans by Dylan Condron

It was Saturday 6th of May. Myself, Lenny and Lloyd were part of a group of 8, who were meant to go to Galway on a sea fishing trip. As faith would have it, I got a call from the … Continue reading

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The one that didn’t get away by Alan Walsh

​January 4th 2017 I finished work at 1pm and was looking forward to my first fishing session of the new year! I had a decision to make; go to the canal, or the river. After perch, or roach and hybrids, … Continue reading

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Freezing toes and beeping alarms by Dylan Condron

Myself and Lenny decided to head north for a bit of river fishing. We were joined on the trip by one of Ireland’s top young anglers, Lloyd Lynch. What a pleasure this turned out to be. A great angler and … Continue reading

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A week in high summer by Alan Walsh

I was lucky enough to get out on a few short sessions this week and after a few different species.My first trip was to Meadow Lodge in Maynooth, this is a commercial fishery and not normally my cup of tea, … Continue reading

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David McConnell

IFD: When it comes to catching bream and tench, you may just find David McConnell on a mist filled lake at dawn on a Spring morning. It is here where David is most at home, he is one of the … Continue reading

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Tench advice with Dai Gribble

IFD: When it comes to catching big tench, Dai Gribble knows quite a bit more than a thing or two. He has caught some of the biggest tench ever caught in the UK and with almost fifty years of fishing experience … Continue reading

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Jason Dingle

IFD: Jason Dingle is one of the leading experts on coarse fishing in Ireland. He has a particular love for bream and tench fishing but is just as comfortable with his winter Pike fishing. Jason is the Irish record holder for … Continue reading

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Perch by Alan walsh

When I was about thirteen my local newsagents/toy store got in some fishing gear and displayed it in the front window. There was only a couple of rods and some reels and a bit of tackle. At this stage, I … Continue reading

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In search of bigger perch with Martin Bowler

Martin Bowler needs no introduction, he is one of the most prolific specimen hunters of our times and an expert at targeting big fish. Martin has done it all and has the British record for more than one species. Martin … Continue reading

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