Episode 58: Shore Fishing in Norway with Irish Angling Adventures

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1MVtnl4NcH9ygVdaFAKTbV?si=CMGSAb1xSGiz_MVGuqYmmQ&dl_branch=1 James is a fellow blogger and vlogger on Irish Angling Adventures. We had the pleasure to host him on episode 42. The second part of that podcast was dedicated to his trip to the Norwegian island of Vega. We finished that podcast with James’s plans to come back to this excellent fishing spot. Not … Continue reading Episode 58: Shore Fishing in Norway with Irish Angling Adventures

PAINTED RAY | Winter Fishing with Irish Angling Adventures

https://youtu.be/C1Cy3ylrrnM In this video, I go fishing with two hard-core shore anglers, James and Ian, from Irish Angling Adventures. We had a good winter fishing session that resulted in a few painted rays and a flatfish.

Episode 48: Green Party with Pippa Hackett

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Ff8KCu6dcLl0TIVzmn1n9?si=wWXFES1nR8W7_bzrKzMpdA&dl_branch=1 This is another episode of the podcast where I talk with the representative of a political party. The goal is, as always, to dig a little deeper into some of the issues affecting the outdoors lifestyle. This time our guest is Pippa Hackett who is a Green Party Councillor and a spokesperson on Agriculture, … Continue reading Episode 48: Green Party with Pippa Hackett

Can we stop the European ban on lead ammunition?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqGKV6IrM1o The European Commission is gearing up to introduce a ban on the use of lead in shooting and fishing. But can anything be done about it or is it a done deal at this stage?

Timing on the coming ban on lead ammunition

The proposal by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to restrict the use of lead-based ammunition and fishing tackle containing lead is looming. In this video, I discuss the timeline of coming events that will lead to approval or rejection of the proposed restrictions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvCNzYyojcI

The EU ban on lead in hunting and fishing

In this video, I discuss the recent proposal by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to restrict the use of lead-based ammunition and (later) lead-contained fishing tackle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKIFeH6VTQU

Episode 42: Irish Angling Adventures with James Raymond

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4CgVFRoheEnuycxRgMP4qi?si=nbdcaP0SRlShgdrEnE1K0Q&dl_branch=1 This is another episode of the podcast dedicated to sea angling. Our guest is James Raymond, the man behind the website Irish Angling Adventures. I had a great time talking with James about all things sea angling. As a seasoned angler myself, I could quickly tell that James is a hardcore sea angler like … Continue reading Episode 42: Irish Angling Adventures with James Raymond

Charter Boat Sea Angling

I was sitting at my desk working when my phone rang. It was a text message from my friend and charter boat skipper Luke, who was our guest on episode 41. He had some spaces free on an upcoming fishing trip and was checking if anyone was fancy to go. Regular listeners of the podcast … Continue reading Charter Boat Sea Angling

Episode 34: Cycling through Africa with Kuba Standera

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0rTFX3HS9bH2MRSpT2MZZy?si=uGJld89-RJWrWvc8cKg6AA&dl_branch=1 Some of you might remember Kuba from episode 12 of the podcast where we talked about his hand-made fishing lures. We ended that episode teasing about Kuba’s planned cycle through the Sahara desert to reach his bucket list fishing destination. Well, Kuba is back and in this episode we talk about that cycling and … Continue reading Episode 34: Cycling through Africa with Kuba Standera