Open minds and Bigger Flies: Streamer fishing in Ireland

November 18, 2018/by Keith McDonnell

Big Trout on the dry fly

August 9, 2018/by Keith McDonnell

DIY trout fishing trip to Iceland

June 29, 2018/by Keith McDonnell

Some thoughts on early season Streamer fishing in Ireland

March 3, 2018/by Keith McDonnell

Smithfly Digi-pouch DSLR camera bag for Anglers long term review

August 26, 2017/by Keith McDonnell

Capturing a Unicorn



"a mythical river fish typically…
July 5, 2016/by Keith McDonnell
Irish Salmon spawning colours

Trout and Salmon Fishing Season Ireland 2015

November 23, 2015/by Keith McDonnell

My Son’s first Salmon

My eight year old son Rory landed his first Salmon last week.…
August 10, 2015/by Keith McDonnell

Slaney Spring Salmon

May 17, 2015/by Keith McDonnell

Why I Fish

I’m often asked why I fish as it is apparent to anyone…
May 15, 2015/by Keith McDonnell
sea trout fishing river slaney

My season in Pictures – Trout and Salmon Ireland 2014

Below are some pictures from my 2014 fishing season in Ireland…
October 1, 2014/by Keith McDonnell

Yellow May Dun

August 24, 2014/by Keith McDonnell

Jumping Salmon and Trout on the East Coast

I haven't posted any updates for some time, but it has been on…
January 16, 2014/by Keith McDonnell
Atlantic Salmon fishing Ireland

Lough Fishing for Salmon

I'm just back from a super two days fishing on Carrowmore lake…
June 22, 2013/by Keith McDonnell
Wild Irish Trout on dry Mayfly

Dry fly fishing

I've had some great days over the last couple of weeks fishing…
June 15, 2013/by Keith McDonnell

Fly fishing for river trout is quiet in the east

Fly fishing for trout on the bigger east coast rivers remains…
April 24, 2013/by Keith McDonnell

Tough Fishing on the Liffey near Dublin

I spent yesterday guiding visiting Spanish angler Jose Ruesta…
April 8, 2013/by Keith McDonnell

A super end to a great fishing season

I had a great end to my fishing season with a bumper day for…
September 30, 2012/by Keith McDonnell
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