What the Experts Say:

"Once again , please consider carefully and do not change for reasons of price or difficulty in getting Teak. The all important thing is the quality of your boats. They are excellent boats in all aspects."

Ian MacKenzie - Game Fisheries Ltd. Scotland

"Ben Dobson has been manager of a well known fishery in England and resides over a fleet of Burkes 'Anglers Fancy' Boats that are streets ahead of those on other fisheries.

Paul Procter - Article in Trout & Salmon, Dec. '98

"After having fished in World Championships in a number of countries using various boats, I have no doubt in my mind that the best boats were 19ft Burke ' Anglers Fancy' boats we used in the World Championships in Ireland in '95.

Malcolm Cross - Fly Fishing Australia Inc.


John Burke
Our boats are built by long established boat builders J.Burke & Sons. From sons to grandsons, all have contributed to making the Burke Boats for over 120 years. Pat Burke started designing and building boats at his island home on Lough Mask in 1879. As a fisherman,  More...