Sharon Shanahan from Fortwilliam Fishery on the Munster Blackwater reports that river conditions are a little bit difficult at the moment. but that they are still taking fish on a daily basis…

Nick Rowe landed a 4lb fish and released and lost another fish off the Castle Beat.

Tim Evans Jones caught a 5lb fish off the Ellis Beat and a 3lb sea trout. James Tobin landed a fish of 5lb on fly and a 6lb off the Beech Tree. Fergus Crawford had a fish of 4lb off the Castle Beat and John Gillian also had 2 fish off the Castle Beat.

Water Clarity is about 5ft plus and the gauge is reading .20.

There were some big fish reported from the Blackwater Lodge water too on Friday. Ian Powell reports five salmon to 13lb were landed by anglers on their beats. On Wednesday two double figure salmon were caught and released.

Releasing a salmon on the Munster Blackwater
Releasing a salmon on the Munster Blackwater

Go fishing…

Fortwilliam Fishery & Self-Catering Cottages
Fortwilliam Fishery, Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Web: Email: [email protected]
Tel: (00353) 87 8292077 or 058 75299

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
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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