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A few salmon for Cork anglers fishing the Lee


15 salmon for the week between Kingsley Weir and Club Waters on shrimp and fly, best fish was 10lbs.

ESB Fishery, Inniscarra

5 peel and 2 salmon reported for the week ranging in weight from 3lbs to 8.5lbs all caught by local anglers – 2 peel caught on the fly and the rest on shrimp.

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.

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/

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 from Dan O’Riordan, ESB Inniscarra; 087-9983879.