FOUR times World Angling Champion Bob Nudd MBE (right) has given Ireland a famous endorsement, hosting his first-ever Master Class coaching session and lauding the nation’s sport.

The emerald isle’s traditional sport, and value (since using the Euro) have been questioned by some former regular visitors over the past decade. Bag-up and quality fish locations aplenty in England and Wales, plus French carp and Spanish cats, have also split the angling holiday market. But England match legend Bob knows what he likes best!

To read Bob’s quotes and for the full catch picture check out this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.