The Irish Catch of the Week goes to Dublin man Philip McBride.

Phillip and his mate Burkhard Hobler were trolling on Good Friday just off Inishmicatreer when Phillip hooked and landed a monster ferox trout of 16lb 3oz.

The fish was officially weighed on a certified scales and will be submitted for a specimen award.

Burkhard can be contacted through his website at or email
If you catch a big fish in the next few weeks and have a good photograph of your catch, please submit it to Paul Bourke at 01 8842674 or e-mail