Episode 96: Blue Sharks with Simon Thomas

https://open.spotify.com/episode/69UycnG0BNXoXUQKjzcmKf?si=jK3My6OyS12D-cvlICacjw&dl_branch=1 My podcast listeners have heard, more than once, that there was a time when I was absolutely crazy about shark fishing. Among the many species of sharks present in my local waters, blue sharks (prionace glauca) have a special place in the hearts of sea anglers. These sharks are still relatively abundant and provide … Continue reading Episode 96: Blue Sharks with Simon Thomas

Finding Bass Marks | How to Get Started with Lure Fishing for Bass – part 2

https://youtu.be/OdBMmSuC3kw This is the second instalment of my beginner’s guide to bass fishing with lures. In this episode, I discuss the most promising types of marks and at what stage of the tide you should fish them. Also, I give you some general tips about how to find the right bass fishing mark. For bass … Continue reading Finding Bass Marks | How to Get Started with Lure Fishing for Bass – part 2

Bass Fishing Gear | How to Get Started with Lure Fishing for Bass – part 1

https://youtu.be/iqFIYN0i-6E If you want to start bass fishing with lures, then subscribe to my YouTube channel, because in this video series I’m going to tell you everything about how to get started. For bass fishing gear visit our friends at landers.ie

Episode 74: Marine Recreational Angling with Diarmuid Ryan

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4UdEeh5g9vMMaKWqHLLaH7?si=R1Ns1CFiQ-u7FCO9JY_kkg&dl_branch=1 A few weeks ago Inland Fisheries Ireland distributed an online survey through social media, looking to gather information from all Irish sea anglers. The survey was part of a new programme called the Irish Marine Recreational Sea Angling Survey or IMREC for short. IMREC’s aim is to show how fishing activities relate to stock … Continue reading Episode 74: Marine Recreational Angling with Diarmuid Ryan

A Big Bass from a New Mark

https://youtu.be/tanZhwK-JuI The choice of fishing marks, limited by the lockdown, forced me to settle for spots that I could reach without breaching the geofence set by health authorities. Check out this short story about working a new bass fishing mark.

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

Episode 52: Angling Trust with David Mitchell

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ALCL6j28EilqiUeyPqZRL?si=np5QyAiFQzSEgxCgHgogGg&dl_branch=1 We have spoken many times about the need for advocacy for hunters and anglers, strong organizations that would represent sportsmen’s interests. Angling Trust is one such organization. Its aim is to represent anglers from England and Wales. Our guest is Dave Mitchell who is Angling Trust’s Head of Marine. He is also a board … Continue reading Episode 52: Angling Trust with David Mitchell

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 41: Fish and Stay with Luke Aston

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6JL10HTx8QjfhLRNj99Auj?si=huzZO3GtTe68VL5Ye7i0yA&dl_branch=1 This episode of the podcast is especially close to my heart as our guest is my friend and seasoned charter skipper, Luke Aston. I have spent many hours at sea on a purpose-built, first-class sea angling boat, Clare Dragoon, skippered by Luke and operated by Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre. If that sparks your interest … Continue reading Episode 41: Fish and Stay with Luke Aston