Bandon Angling Association

Welcome to Bandon Angling

Bandon Angling Association would like to welcome you to our exciting new website. Extra features have been added to enhance your experience, ease navigation and ensure all the latest news is at your fingertips. Check out our regularly updated "Blog" for the latest news on the river, the "Visitors" section detailing our newly launched guiding service and the "Gallery" which will showcase fishermen's catches and the beauty of the Bandon.

Tight lines to all!

Recent Update

12lb Fish


Salmon continue to run the Bandon, again mostly grilse. It's very heartening to see a good, early run of these fish and whilst they are not running in big numbers, the entry of fresh fish is consistent. What should be said also is that the fish are in great condition and it has been mentioned on numerous occasions how hard fighting they have been. There is still no sign of any major rainfall on the way but the showers are helping to freshen up what is a low river. Attached is a photo of a 12lb fish I had last week whilst sea trout fishing.

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Guiding Service Information

Bandon Angling Association (BAA) have officially launched a guiding service for the 2016 season. Our qualified guides will offer you a professional service along eight miles of double bank fishing on West Cork’s beautiful Bandon River. Whether you’re hoping for the dainty sip of a brown trout, the electric slam of a sea trout or the unmistakable draw of a salmon, we can offer you our experience so you get the best out of your day on the river.

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1 person: €80 half day/ €150 full day

2 people: €100 half day/ €180 full day

We aim to give you the best possible day out on the river. Our service will be tailored to meet all your specific needs. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment! Max 2 people per guide. If a group consists of more than 2 people, an extra guide is required at full price to ensure quality of service. Family packages can be arranged. Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent. A half day is considered to be 4 hours long and a full day is 8 hours long. Times can be arranged upon booking. All guides are certified in First Aid and fully insured. All tackle provided if necessary. Club permit and state license are not included (prices of these are on our Visitors page). If booking a date in advance, a 50% deposit is required. If the river is out of order, an alternative location may be arranged or date changed.

Email: [email protected]

Contact Information

Phone: 086 3724358

Email: [email protected]