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Blackwater season finishes with a few beauties

September 30th, 2015 | by

Fort William

Paul Whelan reports from Fort William on the Munster Blackwater:

Tough conditions on Monday but still managing to land a few beauties like the one that Tim Brown landed on the Abbey pool on the Glenmore beat.
The fish was estimated to be about 9lbs was released safely. Tim was guided by our guide Brian Hennessy.

Tim Browne's fish

Tim Browne’s fish

Back she goes

Back she goes

Paul on Castle Beat with another fish back safely and on his way on Tuesday…

Castle beat

Castle beat

Fort William - Fish returned at Castle Beat


Blackwater Lodge

Blackwater Lodge reported the second best fish of the season landed on Monday. The total for September up to Tuesday 29th was 119 & 487 for the season to date, with one day left to fish.


The river conditions remain absolutely perfect & fish are coming on the take gradually. Tides are just past their peak & will be 4.1m tomorrow. Prospects of sport for the last day should be good.

Blackwater - 2nd best fish of the season 2015

Ballyduff Bridge Salmon Fishery

A couple of Seatrout released last week at Ballincurrig and 2 salmon of about 7lbs caught and released Sept 24th on a red Francis at Ballyduff Bridge Fishery by the Glynn party guided by Connie.

Go fishing…

Blackwater Lodge & Salmon Fishery
Upper Ballyduff, Co. Waterford.
Tel: 00 353 58 60235     From UK: 0871 474 0135  (10p/min any time!)
Mobile: 00 353 87 235 21 20
E-mail: info@ireland-salmon-fishing.net Website: www.ireland-salmon-fishing.net

Ballyduff Bridge Salmon Fishery

Fortwilliam Fishery & Self-Catering Cottages
Fortwilliam Fishery, Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Web: www.fortwilliamfishing.ie Email: info@fortwilliamfishing.ie
Tel: (00353) 87 8292077 or 058 75299

The Munster Blackwater…

For more information about salmon fishing on the Munster Blackwater please see the following page with a list of all the fisheries

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