Category Archives: Interviews

Henry Gilbey fishing in Ireland

IFD: Henry Gilbey needs no introduction, not only a gifted angler but a world class photographer and journalist, Henry is well known for his love of Irish fishing. Henry was one of the first people to give us an interview … Continue reading

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Sami Ghandour Saltywater tackle

IFD: Sami Ghandour grew up in Lebanon, where fishing in the Eastern Med, he developed a deep love of fishing. Sami has traveled the world in his fishing adventures, and is an afficanado of jigging and popping for big species.  … Continue reading

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Ultimate piker-Dave Horton

IFD: A thirty pound pike is considered the fish of a lifetime and only a few people will accomplish that dream, however our next guest has caught a mind blowing thirty 30lbers. Known as a big fish angler, Dave Horton … Continue reading

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New world record holder Jon Patten

IFD: Just over a week ago Jon Patten had his new world record dogtooth tuna ratified by the IGFA, this record fish will give him a line class and all tackle record. It’s not the first world records Jon has … 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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David Grimes interview by Dan O’Kelly

David Grimes has been knocking around the Irish carp scene for quite some time now. Before carp fishing commanded most of his attentions and interests, he was an avid course angler. With an impressive list of tench and bream to … Continue reading

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Eddie Turner Pike legend

IFD: Eddie Turner is an icon of pike fishing. Known simply as ET within the sport, he has a lifetime of fishing experience and his track record of catching big pike is hard to credit to just one man. The … Continue reading

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Vinnie Byrne

IFD: Vinnie Byrne has been carping for a long time in Ireland. He was a member of the Abbey anglers and went on to be a founding member of the Irish Carp club. He has made regular trips to the … Continue reading

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Steve Briggs carping maestro

When it comes to carping there are few anglers who can match the achievements of Steve Briggs. Carping since the 70’s, Steve has used a lifetime of fishing to hone his skills, winning the World Carp Cup not once but … Continue reading

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An amazing year for Andrew Alsop

IFD: Andrew Alsop is one of the most in demand charter skippers of our time. His name has been engraved into UK sharking with his ever increasing list of catches on White Water.  The numbers of sharks for this year alone … Continue reading

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