Episode 67: World Sport Fishing with Richard Sheard

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3aR10DC8UsvcBJOixiZ4yA?si=cKQsSPdgRc64LoYkm7tM5A&dl_branch=1 I had the pleasure to fish with Richard a number of years ago on the waters of Bjagos Islands archipelago in Guinea Bissau. That is without a doubt one of the highlights of my angling career.  Richard runs World Sport Fishing, a fishing and shooting holiday outfit. So if you are after a bucket … Continue reading Episode 67: World Sport Fishing with Richard Sheard

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.

Is Angling a Blood Sport?

Just the other day, my buddy and I were unpacking our gear and were about to take a walk to our fishing mark. A passing family with two small kids waved at us and wished us good luck. This was not an uncommon occurrence. Many times, over the years, I have been greeted by, and … Continue reading Is Angling a Blood Sport?

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