Dun laoghaire pier

Shore angling - everything welcome! The opinions expressed here are those of the private individuals and we accept no responsibility or liability.

Moderator: donal domeney

Dun laoghaire pier

Postby Thompst111 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:26 am

Hi all, looking for advice on the above.
Never fished here so wondering about where to fish and what I can expect in winter. Hoping for cod maybe a conger. So just wondering what ground type is here(Rocky Sandy ECT.) Are long casts needed will I need grip leads any and all info appreciated. Thanks all
Thompst111
SAI Bait Ball
 
Posts: 66
Joined: Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:12 pm
Has thanked: 3 times
Have thanks: 13 times

Re: Dun laoghaire pier

Postby MONKEYwrasse » Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:52 pm

Years since we fished it but this time of year there was plenty of whiting to 30cms off the end of the pier closest to the city.
Fishing onto sand using lug and mussel.

Fishing off the back of the Pier is casting over weed and rock onto sand we used to get the odd small congor, Wrasse,pollock (summer-time) and dogfish.

Did have a half decent Turbot off the end aswell but even back then it was a rarity.
Like most marks on the East coast it most likely doesnt fish anything like it used to but the odd good fish might still be there.

Best of luck
"Conservation is a moral obligation"


Hunters of The Silver bar

Now an old stick stead's me
Against the howling tempests' breeze
No place on Earth to better be
For there, compares to no other

When the wild seas rage
Before Winter gathers in her gales
We'll chase the Bass along the bay
By Brandon harbour

P Ryan 2014


Species total 2012---26 Species

Species total 2013---31 Species

Species total 2014---33 Species

Species total 2015---Flounder, Ornate Wrasse, Lizard fish, Rainbow Wrasse, Black combtooth Blenny, Shore Rockling, Bass, Dab, Whiting, Starry smooth-hound, Dogfish, Pollock, Bull Huss, Mackerel, Thornback ray, Coalfish, Codling,
User avatar
MONKEYwrasse
SAI Megalodon!
 
Posts: 1124
Images: 0
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:51 am
Has thanked: 483 times
Have thanks: 384 times


Return to Shore Angling Q&A / Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], SemrushBot [Bot] and 1 guest