Eileen Carroll from the Macroom office reports that for the for the week ending Sunday 22nd of May there were 5 salmon landed for the week mostly on fly.  Water levels very low. Last week 4 salmon were landed, best 8lbs, all on fly by local anglers on club waters


1 salmon weighing 12lbs approx landed by a local angler on the fly.  Some salmon are running but are not being caught.

Go fishing…

The River Lee drains a catchment of 484 square miles of which much is taken up by two large reservoirs. Salmon Angling is confined to an 8 mile stretch from Inniscarra dam to Cork city.

Inniscarra Fishery

This salmon fishery is located between Cork City and the dam at Inniscarra (9 miles). The fishery is run by the ESB (Electricity Supply Board) and an ESB permit is required. There is a fair run of fish with a very good grilse run dependent on water. Permits can be purchased on site: Dan O’Riordan: ESB Inniscarra; 087-9983879.

Lee Salmon Anglers Club

The Lee Salmon Anglers club was established in 1967. It was formed by a group of anglers interested in protecting and promoting the sport of salmon and trout angling on the river Lee. Day tickets available: http://www.leesalmonanglers.ie/