Dun Laoghaire is a popular boat and shore angling location. The best way to get here is via the DART or from bus routs 45A, 45B, 46A, 59, 75, 111. All fishing venues are within 5 - 10 minutes walk of bus and DART station. Both the West and East Piers in Dun Laoghaire Harbour are popular for pier fishing for mackerel (in season), whiting, pouting, codling and pollack (night fishing in autumn). You can fish into the harbour for dab, plaice and conger in summer and float fishing from inner coal quays for mullet. Boats can be launched at the slipway for fishing around Scotsmans Bay and Dalkey Island. Two fully equipped charter boats operate from the harbour specialising in general ground, wreck and reef fishing off the Kish and Burford Banks. For further details please contact; Charles Robinson Sea Angling Charters, Tel: 0404 68751/088 508398 and Dun Laoghaire Boat Charter, Tel: 282 3426/088 502066.
Dun Laoghaire Harbour is a popular boat and shore-angling center, which is located off the N31. Both the West and East Piers in Dun Laoghaire Harbour are popular shore fishing venues for mackerel, whiting, pouting, codling and pollack. Fishing into the harbour produces dab, plaice and conger in summer while float fishing from inner coal quays yields mullet.
Boats can be launched at the slipway for fishing in Scotsmans Bay and around Dalkey Island. Charter boats operate from the harbour specialising in general ground, wreck and reef fishing. Large spurdog and tope turn up regularly in boat catches.
Lugworm, ragworm, crab, squid and mackerel.
Leger rigs work best from both boat and shore.
Use a two up and one down combination drift rig to cover all available species.