Fishing in Ireland
Ireland has for many years been a Mecca for anglers in search of salmon, wild trout or for that magical 'ton' of superb Irish bream. Ireland is a favourite holiday destination with all anglers and is considered one of the most outstanding angling destinations in Europe for the coarse, pike, fly and sea angler.
Fishing Holidays in Ireland
Fishing Holidays, Angling Breaks fisheries, venues and places to stay while catching fish in Ireland
There is a huge network of rivers, loughs and canals for the coarse angler to explore and with thousands of loughs and thousands of miles of riverbank in Ireland to fish from he will be spoilt for choice.
To top that, unlike in England where you have to pay for a day ticket, in southern Ireland its mainly free fishing, With not many Irish folk into fishing, except for pike or the odd salmon or trout, this leaves anglers on coarse fishing holidays in Ireland some of best coarse fishing in the world. Irish waters hold some huge shoals of bream and roach. Some fantastic tench fishing can be found on the canals and fishing for large eels is on offer. Many waters in Ireland have never been fished and never seen a rod and line. Some of these waters could hold large bags of fish and maybe a new record fish
Although fishing in Ireland is predominantly known for its coarse fishing, game fishing holidays in Ireland fishing for atlantic salmon and sea trout is also very popular, with many anglers taking their fishing holiday in Ireland year after year. The salmon and trout can be caught in most rivers with runs of salmon starting in the spring through to autumn. Summer fishing with fly or lure can be very productive as this is generally the time of the big runs of grilse.
Many of the loughs in Ireland hold trout and in some, rainbow trout have been introduced. There are also commercial fisheries, some of which offer fishing holidays
Ireland is also recognised as being one of premier sea angling destinations in the world.
For the sea fisherman, Ireland has some of the cleanest waters in Europe to fish in. With approximately 4,000 miles of coastline finding a good fishing spot shouldn't be very difficult. Off the coast of Ireland you can catch around 80 species of fish such as Atlantic Salmon, Cod, Char, Bass, Coalfish, Two of the larger fish are the Atlantic Blue Shark and the Blue Fin Tuna of over 800lb. Sea anglers on a fishing holidays in Ireland are spoiled for choice with such a vast variety fish to target. On the cards there is always the chance of the fish of a lifetime.
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If you’ve pondered over an angling trip to Ireland, fancied your chances in one of the many angling festivals such as The King of Clubs or you've been contemplating a fishing holiday in Ireland then go for it. Your fishing holiday in Ireland, one of the world’s premier angling destinations could turn out to be the fishing holiday of a lifetime Whatever your type of fishing there is a fishing holiday in Ireland for you
Most of the fishing in Ireland is free so links to Fishing Holidays in Ireland and Fisheries in Ireland are listed together on the same pages.
Whatever your style of fishing there is a fishing holiday in Ireland for you.
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