About The Area

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The Area

Cobh (Queenstown) pronounced Cove, is situated in the historical Cork Harbour.

One of the finest natural harbours in the world. Indeed one of the best ways to see Cobh is from the water, with its colourful houses and the magnificent St. Colmans Cathedral. Cobh was the last port of call for the Titanic, and also the last resting ground for passengers who drowned with sinking of the Lusitania during World War II.

    •    Cobh is 15 miles from Cork City
    •    30 minutes from the Airport
    •    20 minutes from Ringaskiddy Ferry Port
    •    3 minutes from the train station
    •    Cobhs pick up pier is located in the center of town

There is a wide range of accomodation available, Hotels, Guest Houses, and bed & Breakfasts.

There is also a wide selection of bars and shops, and a good range of nightly entertainment.

The Boat

The Charter Boat "Lee Start" is based in Cork Harbour. Pick up points include Cobh, Monkstown, and Crosshaven.


A fast Aquastar "Napier" with Cummins 315HP turbo charged diesel engine, which will get you to the fishing ground quickly and safely.


"Lee Star" is equiped with a 16 mile radar, dual frequency sounder, navigator, cooker, toilet and boarding ladder.


Full raange of safety equipment is also provided - 14 life jackets, flares, 16 man life raft,2 life rings, 4 fire extinguihers and an offshore set of flares.


"Lee Star" is fully licenced by the Department of the Marine for 12 passengers, however for serious fishing we recommend 8 persons as being most ideal.

About the Skipper - John Geary

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Skipper - John Geary


John comes from a well known fishing family with 40 years experience in Sea Angling and boat handling.

John has won a lot of competitions in Sea Angling down through the years and now uses his vast experience in Sea Angling for the enjoyment of visiting Sea Anglers.

While in the care of John you will be well looked after from advise on fishing tackle, to provision of tea and coffee.


Beginners are also welcome and John will be glad to teach you how to fish, and give you the best possible advice.

Welcome to AnglingCharters.eu Your base for Sea Angling From Cork Harbour

Fishing in Cobh in one of the most natural harbours in the world.

Great Sea Angling from marks such as the Smiths Rock, Daunt Rock, Aud, Power Head, Polack Buoy, BaIIywilliam Rock, and many more.
The main type of fishing is at anchor, sometimes drifting and occasionally trolling.

The main species are as follows:
Conger, Ling, Pollack, Cod, Whiting, Ballan Wrasse, Cuckoo Wrasse, Rockling, Blond Ray, Thorn Back Ray -, Plaice and the occasional Turbot.
Shark fishing late summer, July / August.

Bait - Crab, Sand Eels. Squid, Mackerel, Lug Worm and Rag Worm.

Fishing is from May to October.

If you cannot get out to deep-sea fishing you can have very good fishing in the shelter of Cork Harbour with most of the species of fish mentioned above available.

There are also many good shore marks for fishing, Monkstown Wall. Between Cross River Ferry and Monkstown for Conger, Cod, Dog Fish, Whiting and Mackerel.

From Monkstown to Refeen it is good for Dog Fish and Flounder.

The Deepwater Quay in Cobh is a very popular spot for Conger, Dog Fish, Whiting and Mackerel in fact all the quays in Cobh are popular for Mackerel and other fishing.

Ringaskiddy near the bridge to Haulbowline is another popular spot for fishing again Flounders, Dog Fish, Bass and Mackerel.

In Marlogue near East Ferry you can catch Dog Fish Flounders, Bass and Ray.

But for real fishing you need to go to sea, so read on and learn how Anglingcharters.eu can make your fishing holiday a memorable one.