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Horse Rock – Courtmacsherry

I can remember a time gone by when huge Common Skate were caught less than 5 minutes from our local breakwater, when the local inshore reef fishing produced large number of 5lb+ Cod and when the Plaice were so plentiful from the shore that all it took was a 7 foot £10 rod and a handful of lugworm to catch your dinner in less than 5 minutes. Then the commercial fleets destroyed our fish stocks all in the name of paying for ever more expensive fuel. This led to leisure anglers travelling ever further in their boats for decent catches and what was once a throw the ropes off and go hobby became a case where each trip out was a major expedition! But enough doom and gloom, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to go back in time to a place where the fishing is so superb it feels like a different planet, even when you’re only minutes from your berth in an open boat? Welcome to Courtmacsherry.

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