Henry’s Tackle All Ireland Cod Championships

The 4th Henry’s Tackle Irish Cod Championships were held by Sea Angling Ireland SAC on the evening of Saturday, December 3rd in Youghal. A total of 66 anglers traveled to take part in this event. It was a cool evening with anglers stretched along Youghal Beach. y1 Fishing was slow enough, with the best fishing at Red Barn. At 9.30pm lines were reeled in and it was back to The Walter Raleigh to tally the score cards. There was a total of 114 fish caught by the anglers, the species caught were Cod, Whiting, Coalfish, Bass, Pollack, Rockling and Flounder. The results were as follows: Junior: Liam Davis 3 Fish, 102 Points Biggest Round: JP Molloy Pollack 46 cm Biggest Flat: Donal Domeney Flounder 33 cm Match Scores: Overall Match Winner: JP Molloy 7 Fish 253 points Zone A: Steven O'Donavan 3 Fish 120 Points Zone B:Robert Power 2 Fish 53 Points Zone C Joe Carley 9 Fish 234 Points y2 The Henry’s Tackle Irish Cod Champion for 2016 was Tim Sexton, pictured above with his 48 cm Cod. y3   Pictured above is Junior Winner Liam Davis being presented with his prize by World Gold Medal winner Alan Mulcahy y4 Match winner JP Molloy being presented with his prize by SAI SAC Chairman, Donal O’Neill Sea Angling Ireland SAC would like to thank the Sponsor, Henry’s Tackle Shop. We would like to also thank the Walter Raleigh Hotel for their hospitality during the weekend. We will be back in Youghal next year on November 25th for the Fifth Irish Cod Championships.

SAI SAC Shore Competitions 2016

The schedule is subject to change. Please keep up to date on the SAISAC Forum. Feb 28th Ballyhealy County Wexford 16:00-21:00 (back up Courtown) Kerry 2 Day May 21st Cashen 10:00-15:00 May 22nd SPA 13:00-18:00 West Cork 2 Day July 9th Rosscarbery 14:00 – 19:00 July 10th Red Strand 12:00-17:00 July 23rd Courtown (or whichever beach has smooth hound) 17:30-22:30 Dec 3rd Youghal Cod Open Dec 4th above Youghal Bridge 11:00 – 16:00 To fish these competitions you must be a member of Sea Angling Ireland SAC You may join here Thanks to Henry's Tackle Shop for sponsoring these competitions

Grauvell Cod Championship 2015

The 3rd Grauvell Irish Cod Championships  were held by Sea Angling Ireland SAC on the evening of Saturday, November 21st in Youghal. A total of 56 anglers travelled to take part in this event. It was a cold clear evening with anglers stretched along Youghal Beach. 12290648_10153238705586398_502838440_o Fishing was slow as the tide dropped, and really only picked up as the tide turned in the darkness. At 9pm lines were reeled in and it was back to The Walter Raleigh to tally the score cards. There was a total of  165 fish caught by the anglers, the species caught were Cod, Whiting, Coalfish, Painted Ray, Dogfish, Conger, Rockling and Flounder.   12271080_10153238705456398_959957505_o (1)

The results were as follows:

Junior:

DAVID FARRELLY 6 Fish, 171 Points

Biggest Ray:

NOEL FOGARTY Painted Ray 87 cm

Biggest Round:

ZIGGY GLUCH Conger 53 cm

Biggest Flat:

PAUL ROCHE Flounder 35 cm

Match Scores:

  1.  1, BRENDAN WALL – 18 – 494
  2. 57, CRISS O’SULLIVAN – 8 – 443
  3. 37, RICHARD GORMLEY – 9 – 415
  4. 27, DERICK HENDRICK – 12 – 363
  5. 35, NEILL BURELL – 6 – 265
  6. 39, SEAN og McSHANE – 7 – 216

Cod Champion 2015

The Grauvell Cod Champion for 2015 was Troy Francis with his 67 cm Cod WINNING COD
Sea Angling Ireland SAC would like to thank the Sponsors, Grauvell and Waterford Angling Centre. We would like to also thank the Walter Raleigh Hotel for their hospitality during the weekend.
We will be back in Youghal next year on December 3rd for the fourth Irish Cod Championships.