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Charter Boats in Co. Cork


Pro-charter Offshore 31. 330 HP
Skipper: David Edwards
Licence: P5 Licence
Base: Deasy's Pier, Ring Operational Area: From Ring, Clonakilty between April - October.

Notes: The Ring estuary and Clonakilty Bay are havens for wildlife, offering superb quality angling from the stone piers and shoreline throughout much of the year with bass, mullet (grey and golden), flounder, pollack and gilt head bream being realistic targets. Heading out to sea sees the list of available species increase dramatically with summer shark fishing in particular being unbeatable when weather and sea conditions allow us to reach more distant marks. Often we are met by pods of dolphins and occasionally whales which are a welcome sight that confirms the quality of the waters in the area.

Address: Deasy's Pier, Ring, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (83) 449 1403
Email: DavidEdwardsCymru@hotmail.com

Web: www.irelandseaangling.com


11 Metre Catamaran. Twin 280hp Iveco
Skipper: Martin Colfer
Licence: 1285
Base: Youghal Operational area: 30 miles out of Youghal

Notes: Newly built for 2008. Wreck, shark and reef fishing. Rod and tackle hire. Also available for Island trips, sight seeing tours an surveys. Easy access via potoon, wheelchair friendly with disabled toilets aboard.

Address: Duncannon, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
Telephone: +353 (0)87 2657177
Email: info@charterangling.ie Web: www.charterangling.ie

Sea Hunter

42' Interceptor. 650HP Vovlo
Skipper: Gavin and Philip Tivy
Licence: 1225
Base: Youghal Operational area: 30 miles out of Youghal, Cork Harbour an Castletownshend

Notes: Specialising in wreck fishing. Also shark and reef fishing. Rod and tackle hire. Equipped for diving with electric diver lift and 12 cfm compressor onboard.

Address: Youghal Deep Sea Angling, Seafield Business Centre, Youghal, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)24 90437 or +353 (0)87 2112488
Email: info@seahunter.ie Web: www.seahunter.ie


Ocean Tramp. 120 HP Ford
Skipper: Peter Manning
Licence: 555
Base: Ballycotton Operational area: 20 miles out of Ballycotton

Notes: Offers Reef, shark and general inshore angling.

Address: The Farm, Church Road, Ballycotton, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4646773 or +353 (0)86 8124922
Email: peterjosephmanning@gmail.com


Fastnet 17'
Skipper: Richie Ryan
Licence: 1413
Base: Cobh Operational area: Cork Harbour

Notes: Why not try fishing from the first licensed saltwater fly-fishing boat in Ireland in the second largest natural harbour in the world? Your guide, Commander Richie Ryan, Retd, has built up a huge knowledge of bass fishing, over the last 30 years. With a new boat for this sport he is insured to carry up to 3 anglers, ideal for small parties therefore and cheaper than the larger boats to charter. Bass and pollack are the main target species on the fly. Young and old are welcome and if you have no knowledge of fly-fishing, other methods for a variety of species can be organised. All equipment will be supplied if required.

Web: www.corkbass.com E-mail: info@corkbass.com
Tel: +353 (0)86 1940744

Lagosta II

Offshore 105. 380 HP Iveco
Skipper: Alan Kennedy
Licence: 713
Base: Crosshaven/Cobh Operational Area: 40 Miles out of Cork Harbour, Ballycotton, Kinsale.

Notes: Lagosta II has a complete inventory of electronic and safety equipment. Fishing in the rich offshore waters of south-west Ireland, Alan specialises in wreck, reef and shark angling. Even in the worst of weather, anglers can fish for rays, flatfish and conger in the extensive and sheltered waters of Cobh harbour.

Telephone: +353 (0)87 6792796 E-mail: alank167@gmail.com

Loch an Iasc

Fastworker 36 powered by twin Caterpillar 350hp
Skipper: Tom Collins
Licence: No. 974 with P5 licence
Base: Reen, Union Hall Operational Area: 30 miles from Union Hall, Baltimore, Crookhaven.

Notes: Operates 12 months of the year and specialise in shark fishing. With experienced skipper Tom Collins the Loch an Iasc is a modern charter company which offers a comprehensive range of services to customers and aims to cater for your every need be it Mackerel, Reef, Wreck, Specimen or Shark fishing.

Telephone: +353 (87) 2792983 E-mail: booking@seaanglingcharters.ie Website: www.seaanglingcharters.ie

John Boy

Lochin 33'. 300 HP Caterpillar
Skipper: Donal Geary
Licence: 704
Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 miles out of Cork Harbour

Notes: Owner Skippered 40 years experience. Specialise in Conger, Ling, Pollack, Cod, Ray and Blue shark. Winter fishing available.

Address: Sycamore House, Ballynoe, Cobh, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4812167 Fax: +353 (0)21 4812167
Email: seaangling@esatclear.ie Website: www.sea-fishing-ireland.com

Lee Star

Aquastar 30'
Skipper: John Geary
Licence: 770
Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 miles out of Cork Harbour

Notes: Mackerel, Garfish, Whiting, Cod, Pollock, Ling, Conger, Ray, Dogfish, Wrasse, Pouting and for the more experienced angler Shark and Wreck fishing. While in the care of John you will be well looked after from advise on fishing tackle, to provision of tea and coffee. Rod hire available. Also sails from Monkstown and Crosshaven.

Address: Angling Charters, Carrigaloe, Cobh, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4812435 or +353 (0)87 2259869
Email: info@anglingcharters.eu Website: www.anglingcharters.eu

Cuan Bawn

Aquastar 38'. Caterpillar 350 HP
Skipper: John and Eoin Barry
Licence: 794
Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 miles out of Cork Harbour.

Notes: Many species of fish can be caught, including Blue Shark, Ling, Cod, Pollack, Conger Eel, Wrasse, Ray, Whiting, Mackerel, etc. Full tackle hire available. Hotels, Guesthouse or Self-Catering accomodation can be arranged within walking distance of a wide choice of pubs and restaurants.

Address: Cork Harbour Boats Ltd., Lackaroe, Glenbrook, Co. Cork. Telephone: +353 (0)21 4841348 or +353 (0)87 2363566
: +353 (0)21 4841348
Email: corkharbourboatsltd@eircom.net


Pro Fisherman 33
Skipper: Pat Condon
Licence: 1350
Base: Crosshaven and Cobh Operational area: 30 miles from Crosshaven,
Kinsale, Cobh, Monkstown and Ballycotton.

Notes: With more than 30 years Sea angling experience in hand and having won several national & international sea angling competitions, Pat Condon offers his clients the wealth of his angling skills as part of their experience. Anglers can fish many reefs near the Cork harbour for ling, cod, conger eel, pollack and coalfish. Shark fishing off Cork Harbour is from mid june to september. Even if the weather is poor you can fish within Cork harbour for species such as bass, blonde ray and thornback ray, plaice and dabs.

Address: 22. Marian Park, Pouladuff Road, County Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)86 3622044
Email: info@atlantic-charters.net Web: www.atlantic-charters.net

Deora Dé

35' Offshore 105. 400 HP Iveco
Skipper: Jim Linehan
Licence: 147
Base: Cobh Operational area: 30 nautical miles of Ballycotton - Cork Harbour - Kinsale.

Notes: Deora Dé is a fast modern charter boat, built to the skipper’s own specifications and exceeding the current safety standards. Species of fish caught include: Blue Shark, Mackerel, Pollack, Cod, Whiting, Conger Eel, Ling, Wrasse, Gurnard, Garfish, Dogfish, Coalfish and many more!Full rod & tackle hire available with free tuition given. Free tea & coffee onboard.

Address: 35 Maulbawn, Passage West, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4863445 or +353 (0)86 4091389
E mail: mohawkangling@eircom.net Website: www.charterangling.com

Sea Breeze Angling

38ft Aquastar
Skipper: Gerard Murphy

Base: Kinsale Operational area: Cork Harbour - Kinsale.

Notes: The Sea Breeze III is a 38ft Aquastar built to the highest standards. It contains advanced navigation, fish finding and safety equipment. The bost can reach speeds of up to 22 knots. With it's large deck space, you will be ensured a comfortable experience. We will provide all the rods and tackle for your trip, as they're all onboard. If you are interested in having a large group of people, the Sea Breeze III is fully licensed and insured to carry 12 passengers maximum, and we are in compliance with the Department of Marine Regulations.

Address: Kinsale, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 85 1322857 or +353 86 2311672
E mail: info@seabreezeanglingkinsale.com
Website: www.seabreezeanglingkinsale.com

Wreck Hunter II

10.7m Wildcat. Twin 370 HP Yanmar
Skipper: Joe Lynch
Licence: 760
Base: Crosshaven Operational area: 40 miles from Cork, Kinsale, and Baltimore

Notes: Sails from Crosshaven. 10.7m twin engined Wildcat catamaran. 25 Knots cruising speed. Licensed and insured for 12, to 40 miles. Wreck, reef and Shark fishing. Rod hire avilable. Full entertainment system, DVD etc for cruising to and from the action.

Address: 89 East Avenue, Park Gate, Frankfield, Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4362392 or +353 (0)87 2302362
Email: joelynch@iol.ie Web: www.wreckhunter.ie

Whispering Star

Aquastar 43'. Twin 300 HP
Owner: Barry Twomey
Licence: 812 
Base: Crosshaven Operational area: 30 miles out of Crosshaven

Notes: Purpose-built 43' Aquastars capable of 25 knots and able to accommodate up to 12 persons. The skippers are extremely knowledgeable and very helpful to novice anglers and more skilled sea fisherman alike. Whispering Pines specialises in inclusive angling holidays. We fish at depths between 20 and 60 metres on wreck and reef. The most common species are Ling, Pollack and Conger. Other species include blue shark, cod, coalfish, pouting, dogfish, blonde ray, thornback ray.

Address: Whispering Pines, Crosshaven, Co. Cork. 
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4831843 or +353 (0)87 2263330
Email: reservations@whisperingpineshotel.com

Website: www.whisperingpineshotel.com

Sundance Kid

Aquastar 38'. Twin 215HP
Skipper: Butch Roberts
Licence: 760
Base: Kinsale Operational area: 30 miles out of Kinsale, Crosshaven, Baltimore & Cape Clear.

Notes: 22 species are commonly caught in fishing grounds off Kinsale. These included Blue shark, Ling, Conger, Pollack, Cod, Whiting, Garfish, Stone bass. The best ground and wrecks lie between 3 and 20 miles from base, with the Lucitania wreck 12 miles from the Old Head of Kinsale.

Address: Crohane, Old Head, Kinsale, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4778054 or +353 (0)86 1036905
Email: sundancekid38@eircom.net Website: www.anglingkinsale.com


Aquastar 43'. 428 HP Volvo
Skipper: Carroll O'Donoghue
Licence: 805
Base: Kinsale Operational area: 30 miles out of Kinsale, Crosshaven

Notes: Reef, wreck and shark fishing. Great coastline offering all types of fishing grounds. Rod hire included. Seats and full charters. Tackle shop. Great hotels, pubs & restaurants. B&Bs and self-catering accommodation arranged.

Address:1, Rampart Lane, The Ramparts, Kinsale, Co.Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4774946 Mob: +353 (0)85 8631000
Email: info@kinsaleangling.com Web: www.KinsaleAngling.com

Silver Dawn

41' Rodman 1250
Skipper: Michael Dennehy & James Walsh
Licence: "P5" passenger boat license
Base: Kinsale Operational area: 30 miles out of Kinsale

Notes: The Silver Dawn is based at Castlepark Marina in beautiful and historic town of Kinsale, Cork, Ireland. The coastal area benefits from a range of mixed grounds with mud, shingle, rock and sand banks all with in reach to offer some excellent and varied fishing.

Address:Trident Hotel, Kinsale, Co.Cork.
Tel:Michael Dennehy (+353) 087 2425685 or James 'Pedro' Walsh (+353) 085 1741056
info@kinsalecharters.com Web: www.KinsaleCharters.com

Lady Patricia

Aquastar 38'. 370 HP
Skipper: Mark Gannon
Licence: 819
Base: Courtmacsherry Operational Area: 30 miles out from Courtmacsherry

Notes: Mark has two Aquastar 38's, Lady Patricia and Lady Louise. Specialising in wreck fishing, Mark's boats have consistently provided specimen fish over the years. Shark, reef and general inshore angling also on offer.

Address: Woodpoint Guest House, Courtmacsherry, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)23 8846427 or +353 (0)86 8250905
Email: csal@iol.ie Web: www.courtmacsherryangling.ie

Lady Louise

Aquastar 38'. 370 HP Caterpillar
Skipper: Mark Gannon
Licence: 818
Base: Courtmacsherry Operational Area: 30 miles out from Courtmacsherry

Notes: As for Lady Patricia


Mitchell 31'. 240 HP
Skipper: Jim Nowotynski
Licence: 107
Base: Union Hall Operational area: 30 miles from Union Hall,Glandore & Baltimore

Notes:; Wreck, reef, shark, ground and general inshore fishing. We have excellent fishing with huge variety all within 45 minutes of leaving port, So more time fishing. Find us on facebook for regular updates @ irish deep sea charter.

Address: Angling Charters, Cashloura, Drinagh, West Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)28 30240 or +353 (0)87 7613171

Email: rodnreel14@gmail.com Web: www.irishdeepseacharter.com

Boy Scott

Westward 32 powered by a single 250hp Ford
Skipper: Adrian Nowotynski
Licence: 1554
Base: Union Hall Operational area: 12 miles from Union Hall,Glandore & Baltimore

Notes:; Wreck, reef, shark, ground and general inshore fishing. We have excellent fishing with huge variety all within 45 minutes of leaving port, So more time fishing. Find us on facebook for regular updates @ irish deep sea charter.

Address: Glandore Harbour Charters, Cashloura, Drinagh, West Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)86 3314224

Email: glandoreharbourcharters@outlook.com Web: www.glandoreharbourcharters.com

Holly Joe

Catamaran 36'. Twin 225 HP
Skipper: Colin Barnes
Licence: 895
Base: Union Hall Operational area: 30 miles out of Castletownshend and Baltimore.

Notes: The waters off West Cork Ireland contain hundreds of wrecks in deep water from both World Wars. Colin knows the position of most of these, many of which have never been subjected to angling. Blue shark are abundant in this area throughout the summer and provide great sport. Also sails from Reen Peir.

Address: Ballykahane, Castletownshend, West Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)28 36832 or +353 (0)86 3273226
Web: www.whalewatchwithcolinbarnes.com

Lady Reb

Malahide 31. 135 HP
Skipper: Kieran Collins
Licence: 1068
Base: Baltimore Operational area: Baltimore

Notes: Reff, wreck, shark and general inshore fishing. Also sails from Union Hall. Rod hire available.

Address: Trafraska, Baltimore, Co.Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)28 20584 or +353 (0)86 3014971
Email: baltimoreangling@eircom.net


35' Offshore 105. 400 HP Iveco
Skipper: Nick Dent
Licence: 761
Base: Baltimore Operational area: Baltimore, Schull.

Notes: Rooster is a fast modern charter boat, built to the skipper’s own specifications and exceeding the current safety standards. We catch more than 40 species, including pollack, coalfish, conger, ling, ray, bull huss, haddock, flatfish and, of course, cod. Also on offer are blue shark, skate and albacore tuna.

Address: Fastnet Chaters, Farrandau East, Castletownshend, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)28 36450 or +353 (0)86 824 0642
Email: nickdent@wreckfish.com Website: www.wreckfish.com

Wave Chieftain

Offshore 125. Twin 380 Volve Penta
Skipper: Jerry Smith
Licence: 1235
Base: Baltimore Operational area: Galley Head to Mizen Head

Notes: Specialising in wreck fishing. Also reef and shark in season. Rod and tackle hire. Equipped for diving with hydraulic diver lift. Full Nav and Safety gear.

Address: The Stone House, Baltimore, Co.Cork.
Tel: +353 (0)28 20511 Mob: +353 (0)86 3843995
Email: jerry@aquaventures.ie Web: www.aquaventures.ie

Blue Thunder

Lochin 33'. 350 HP Mermaid
Skipper: Ian O'Driscoll
Licence: 845
Base: Schull Operational area: 30 miles out from Schull.

Notes: Offers reef, wreck, shark and general inshore fishing. Alos offers night charters.

Address: Barrys Road, South Schull, Co. Cork.
Telephone: +353 (0)28 28358 or +353 (0)86 3862876
E mail: odriscoll@02.ie

Wet and Wild

38' Aquastar. 250 HP Volvo
Skipper: Eoghan O'Reilly
Licence: 952
Base: Goleen Operational area: 30 miles out from Goleen.

Notes: Reef, wreck, shark and general inshore fishing.

Address: Crookhaven, Mizen Head, West Cork
Telephone:+353 (0)86 2591206
E mail: eoghanoreilly1@me.com

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