Category Archives: Kayak

Fish finders for the kayak part 2 by Graham Smith

Hi all, This is part 2 to getting that fish finder up and running on your kayak. Since that last post we will assume you have bought your fish finder. I chose the Raymarine Dragonfly 4, which is a combined … Continue reading

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Porbeagle from the yak – Graham Smith

IFD: Well he has only done it again, our kayak expert Graham Smith has just bagged another porbeagle following on from last years success, Only this one is considerably bigger! Congratulations Graham on another fantastic achievement…  

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Boat fishing for pike with deadbaits By Gary Mchugh

Fishing Large loughs/river systems in Ireland from boats is something i like to be at come autumn and the first good frost. I tend to pack away the trolling/lure gear until spring. One of my favourite methods is dead baiting … Continue reading

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Kayak fishfinders part one by Graham Smith

Hi all, Its the start of most kayak anglers and boat anglers angling season. Soon the tope, coalie and ray will be in. Long with the warmer weather species as the summer approaches. A lot of you will be getting … Continue reading

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A day of monsters at the end of a fantastic year – by Graham Smith

Back again, More grey hair and slightly worse for ware. Another excellent day appeared on the forecast and where else would you find me on a day like it. This day Mike Sherwood was up for a monster hunt too, … Continue reading

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Porbeagle shark from the Kayak by Graham Smith

IFD: Graham Smith hit the headlines last year by catching the first ever blue shark from a kayak in the UK or Ireland. He then followed this up with the first common skate over 100lb and now this year he has … Continue reading

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Gilthead bream with Ian Burton

I remember the first time I caught a Gilthead Bream (Sparus aurata). It was an overcast day with an offshore breeze at my local estuary mouth. The tide was coming in and the water was slightly coloured after the previous … Continue reading

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Getting into Kayak angling part 2 by Graham Smith

IFD: Now for the second installment from expert Irish kayak angler Graham Smith on his series about getting started in Kayaking.  http://donegalkayaker.blogspot.ie/ Following on from how to make a start in kayak angling. Here’s some pointers to get you on … Continue reading

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Bull Huss with James leahy

IFD: And now for a new video by James Leahy  targeting bull huss from the Kayak in county Kerry. You can find Jame’s new youtube channel at http://www.yakfishireland.com  

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Kayak angling and how to get started – Graham Smith

Hi everyone, This is a few helpful hints and info on how to make a start in the world of kayak angling. At first it may seem over whelming with so many types of kayaks available and endless safety gear … Continue reading

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