Angling available on M.V. Sea Star includes general deep sea, reef and sand angling and blue shark fishing commencing between the months of August and October.
Sligo Bay provides good varied ground for about 30+ species being caught including mackerel, pollack, coalfish, red, grey and tub gurnard, ballan and cuckoo wrasse, dogfish, cod, pouting, whiting, ling, ray, plaice, sole, skate, tope and blue shark.
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Trips can either visit the local reefs and fishing marks, drift for game or anchor on some of the local sandbanks to try for something different like tope or flatties!!
- Group and individual rates for full day, half day and evening trips.
- Large parties can be accommodated by splitting groups between local boats.
- Reduced rates for children.
- The various tackles, lures and equipment required for each species are available for hire on board (Shark rods and reels at extra cost).
Fishing lessons free of charge for beginners, families and novices.
*Packed lunch for day available* See our menu here
CATCH ‘N COOK!! Have your freshly caught fish professionally prepared with side orders at a local restaurant within 5 minutes walk of the pier (And take the remainder home!). Discounted rates bar bites menu also available to customers of the charter service.
CATCH ‘N LEARN TO COOK!! Now you can learn how to best cook your catch with the experts in Sligo’s newest cookery school – Contact Source Sligo here
Tackle For Hire;
The tackle available for hire aboard Sea Star includes some of the finest killer lures, rigs and terminal tackle bought from different suppliers around the world to ensure you use only the best gear. There is a new mixture of abu garcia and surecatch rods, combined with Penn , D.A.M. and Shakespere reels to ensure you get the best action from your fish.
The shark rods and reels are all 50lb class Penn rods combined with Penn Senator 4/0 big game reels with braided 50lb line and shark traces.
Catch ‘n Cook
Sligo Bay boasts varied fishing grounds filled with over 30 species of fish. We have decades of experience and know the best spots for whatever you want to catch, from flatties to mackerel & shark! The skippers can also arrange to drop you off near some great pubs and restaurants, where you can “cook your catch” on the bbq yourself, or have a top chef cook your catch to perfection, and serve it to you whilst you unwind in idyllic surroundings.