Attention Salmon Anglers: Waterville Fishery.

Brown Tags for Salmon fishing Spring 2021.

From 17 January to midnight of 11 May 2021 Brown Tag regulations will be in place for the Currane Catchment.

There is an allocation of 39 Brown Tags for this period.

Any angler not in possession of a Brown Tag must fish Single Barbless Hooks, No Worms and follow Catch and Release procedures. A Salmon cannot be taken unless the angler is in possession of a Brown Tag. If a Salmon is taken both a Blue and Brown Tag must be affixed to the fish.

Failure to do so may result in penalties.

Distribution of Brown Tags.

15 Tags.

On 10 January 2021 a draw will take place in Waterville . Any angler wanting to be considered for this draw must have applied to the email address below with Name, Contact details, and a 2021 Salmon License number, by 5pm on 08 January 2021.  Watervillebrowntag2021@fisheriesireland.ie.

15 Tags.

On 07 March 2021 a draw will take place in Waterville. Any angler wanting to be considered for this draw must have applied to the email address below with Name, Contact details, and a 2021 Salmon License number, by 5pm on 05 March 2021.  Watervillebrowntag2021@fisheriesireland.ie.

9 Tags

On 11 April 2021 a draw will take place in Waterville. Any angler wanting to be considered for this draw must have applied to email address below with Name, Contact details, and a 2021 Salmon License number, by 5pm on 09 April 2021.   Watervillebrowntag2021@fisheriesireland.ie.

Application rules for a Brown Tag;

An Angler must be in possession of a current Salmon License and have their Name, Contact details and 2021 Salmon license number submitted to the email address below by the relevant date.

A draw will be made by IFI staff, with independent witnesses and any angler whose name is called will receive a Brown Tag. 5 reserves names will be drawn in case initial offer of a Tag is not taken.

Once an angler has received a Brown Tag, they are not eligible for entry in another draw.

For further information contact Inland Fisheries Ireland, Macroom. 026 41221.