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Ballycotton is a picturesque fishing village only 40 minutes from Cork city.

County: Cork
Fish: Sea ()
Catch:Conger, Plaice, Dabs, Black Sole, Dogfish, Codling & Mullet.

This bay stretches 7 miles between Knockadoon Head and Ballycotton Island and is an anglers paradise. Conger fishing is usually at night off the main pier. Bottom fishing is done for Plaice, Dabs, Black Sole and Dogfish, whereas Codling are best caught in the winter months. Mullet can be found inside the breakwater.


All year around, although the best time of year is between May to September.


Spinning and bottom fishing with Mackerel strips.

Cost: No cost for off-shore fishing. Boat charter varies between 200 Euro - 300 Euro per boat, suitable for 4-8 people.