Fishing at Inch Beach
Ireland is known as one of the World’s premier sea angling destinations. Inch Beach is a popular location for shore angling and with many competitions being held around the year, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to enjoy this sport.
Shore Angling for Bass & Mackerel
The coastal waters of Ireland abound with fish and visiting sports fishermen can expect something in the region of 80 species to aim at, so anything from a blenny to a bluefin tuna.
There are boats offering Deep Sea Angling on the Dingle Peninsula. The prolific local waters provide the sea angler with an abundance of species, including pollack, garfish, blue shark, tope, dogfish, and rare Mediterranean species brought in by the Gulf Stream. Deep sea fishing trips are available by the week or by the day, as well as two-hour trips and evening trips. Some places supply all the necessary gear, tackle and bait, and welcome children.
A wide range of boat tours are available for visitors to enjoy our beautiful coastline and islands. Sea Angling, Blasket Islands Sea Life RIB Tour, Dingle Harbour Tours, Dingle Sea Safari, Blasket Island Eco Tours, Blasket Island Ferries and Private Charters.
For more information on fishing in Ireland including season dates, locations and permits visit the
For those interested in game angling, Lough Caum in Glanteenassig Forest near Castlegregory is a beautiful place. The lake boasts a large stock of wild brown trout and is stocked with rainbow trout. The shore is almost entirely fishable. Permits are required and boats are available. The Owenmore River is also good for game fishing, with permits available in Cloghane.
Permits will be available via
The Angling Hub from 1st March 2022
Two books written by award winning angling writer Bob Moss: “A GUIDE TO SHORE ANGLING ON THE DINGLE PENINSULA” and “THE THIRD BREAKER” provide all the information you need to know about shore angling on the Peninsula. The first tells you all the marks and how to get to them, including where to dig and collect bait. The second tells you how to go about catching the various fish to be found at these marks. Both books are invaluable companions to any angler wishing to visit the area and are available in Sammy’s shop.