Tag Archives: Tench

Ernecast – guided fishing with Seamus Smith

IFD: Ernecast is a dedicated coarse and pike guiding service on the Erne system offering some of the best angling in Ireland. It was set up by Seamus Smith, a man born and reared in the area with an intimate knowledge … Continue reading

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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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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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Dai Gribble

IFD: Dai Gribble has been fishing for 47 years and in that time he has fine tuned his skills and knowledge of watercraft to produce the amazing results we see today. This year Dai really rocked the record books by … Continue reading

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Zoltan Bodnar

Zoltan Bodnar moved to Ireland from Hungary . He was quick to get used to Irish fishing and has become one of the top tench and bream anglers in the country. Zoltan also loves his pike fishing and has fished … Continue reading

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Ben Carvosso

Ben Carvosso is one of Ireland’s top coarse anglers. Fishing since the 1980’s Ben has fished for most things that swim in our rivers and lakes, and mostly specializing  in his real love of tench and pike fishing. Ben is … Continue reading

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