Category Archives: Travel

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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Ascension island by Kevin Mckie

I first heard about Ascension Island back in 2002/03 when the first big game boats where allowed to fish the untouched waters. I remember seeing photographs of monster Blue Marlin, Six Gill Sharks and Yellow Fin Tuna. I was determined … Continue reading

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Indian ocean fishing with Cyril Faure

The small island of Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean is situated to the east of Mauritius, and must surely rank as one of the top sport fishing destinations in the world. In 2009 Cyril Faure moved there from France with … Continue reading

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Snook by Shane O dea

I was up to my chest in warm Caribbean water, about to recast my lure. I allowed myself a couple of seconds to calm myself, it was a matter of having to, I was shaking like a leaf, I looked … Continue reading

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Shark fishing with Andrew Alsop 10.06.15

Well the day had finally arrived, I was standing outside Rosslare Europort in Wexford waiting to catch a ferry to Pembroke. Declan Kilgannon was supposed to be traveling with me, who could now not make it due to a family … Continue reading

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Mike Bailey Exotic Fishing Thailand

IFD:¬†With many Irish anglers choosing to make fishing holidays around the World, when it comes to freshwater fishing there can be few destinations as exciting as Thailand. Mike Bailey set up Exotic Fishing Thailand¬†and the list of mouth watering species … Continue reading

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Dogtooth tuna – Vanuatu by Roger Bayzand

IFD: Former top UK skipper Roger Bayzand accompanies Russ Housby on an epic trip from Australia to Vanuatu to see how the fishing has recovered since cyclone Pam. Vanuatu is one of the top fishing destinations in the world with … Continue reading

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Shore caught tiger shark – Max Muggeridge

IFD: When it comes to shark fishing from the shore there are few countries as prolific as Australia. So we now talk to Max Muggeridge who has been chasing shore caught sharks for a long time, the highlight has undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Erik Axner Nordic Sea Angling

IFD: Erik Axner is a fishing guide for Nordic Sea Angling, and is an expert on fishing the North Norway coast. Erik has just caught what is probably the biggest halibut ever caught on float tactics, and when not fishing … 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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