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Jim O'Donnell

Jim O’Donnell is an RYA & ISA D.O.T. Yachtmaster Offshore charter skipper and a Sports Coach UK qualified Fishing Guide, who regularly turns his hand to angling journalism and photography. Jim has over 15 years full time experience fishing in the UK and the Channel Islands, an excellent knowledge of fishing in Southwest Ireland and a decade of experience fishing in the Florida Keys, especially for Tarpon. Jim has also contributed hundreds of articles and thousands of images for UK and some worldwide fishing magazines and written a handful books, including four current instructional fishing books for the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) about boat handling and general fishing techniques. Lure Fishing has formed the basis of Jim’s fishing career for over 15 years and although he regularly fishes both live and dead baits with his clients, he specialises in modern lure fishing inc Bass, HRF, LRF and Pike fishing from both boat and shore.

Fish Spotting Lenses

Fish spotting lenses: how to pick the right one

If you are into sight fishing then the choice of lens colour in your sunglasses is fundamental to your angling successes. Here, Jim O’Donnell takes a look at all of the varieties of lens colour and explains their advantages in each given water/weather situation.