Category Archives: Shore fishing

Memory lane by Shane O’ Dea

I’m fortunate to have met many people through my fishing, many friendships forged on the beach have transcended into my normal day to day life. Two such friends Anthony Morris, aka Squiliam and Stephen Drumm aka Bummer are both  part … Continue reading

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Andy Boyce

IFD: Andy Boyce is one of Ireland’s top shore anglers, he has been fishing since childhood and won his first competition at the tender age of nine. Boycie is just returning to fishing after taking a break for a couple of … Continue reading

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Shore tope last night by Aidan Cox

With a few free hours last night I decided to give the tope a go, so off I went to one of my usual marks. I got there and wasted no time in setting up. I put one rod out … Continue reading

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Back in Kerry by Gary Blake

Not so long ago, the lads from ‘Ireland Fishing Diaries’ asked me to do a write up on my weekend in Tralee bay targeting and catching my first stingray. At the end of the piece I said I’d be back … Continue reading

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Kieran Casey talks sharks

I grew up in the sea side village of Ballyheigue, in North Kerry which has miles of sandy beaches for fishing and Kerry head for rock fishing. My first experience fishing was with my father it was mostly rock fishing … Continue reading

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Dingle by Daniel Brosnan

IFD: Daniel Brosnan grew up in Dingle in county Kerry, here he shares some of his fishing experiences with us. For more from Daniel log onto his excellent website www.facebook.com/DinglePeninsulaFishingandHunting My relationship with the Dingle Peninsula started as a young boy … Continue reading

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Conor Mountaine

IFD: Conor Mountaine is an East coast angler who moved to Galway in 2005. He is now the club secretary for the Galway Buccaneers and one of Ireland’s top shore anglers. So over to Conor now for his interview…. What … 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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The dangers of lead making by John Hughes

Well, it’s that time of year again, when I and many others turn their attention to some preparations for the coming season. Whether it is trace making or trailer maintenance, it all has to be done at some stage! I, … Continue reading

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Danny Meagher bass fishing Wexford

IFD: Danny Meagher grew up in Wexford where he developed a deep love of fishing. Catching bass since he was a kid, Danny knows the Wexford coastline and it’s marks like the back of his hand. Danny is one of … Continue reading

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