Your Essential Guide To Salmon and Sea Trout Angling In Ireland

If you’ve ever dreamt about catching a salmon or sea trout in Ireland and wondered how to turn your dream into reality then the answer is at your finger tips. Start planning your trip now with this easy to use guide providing information on where to go and who to contact to help you get the most out of your visit. With a huge network of rivers and loughs, Ireland is the one of the few last refuges for wild salmon and sea trout attracting anglers back year after year. This useful guide provides information on the variety of waters Ireland has to offer, the best times to fish and suggested methods to help in the pursuit of this noble quarry. Salmon and sea trout anglers can use a wide range of methods including, bait, spinning and fly fishing to pursue their quarry. On rivers, the fishing is normally divided into beats managed by Inland Fisheries Ireland, private fisheries or local angling clubs. Lake fishing is normally from a boat in the company of a guide or ghillie

When to go

Salmon fishing opens on January 1 on a handful of rivers and after that the remainder of rivers open on various dates in February, March, April and May. The majority of rivers close on September 30th but some rivers remain open for sea trout fishing to October 12.

Essential information for salmon anglers

Latest Salmon Fishing Reports

A few salmon for Cork anglers fishing the Lee

Inniscarra Dam
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...

No fish to report from Currane, just mist and fog

A foggy scene on Lough Currane
Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane… 2/7/20 I do not know about Waxing Gibbous, all I can say the Currane anglers are waxing their lines with...

Foxford Salmon Anglers River Moy Report w/e 5th July

Foxford Salmon Anglers report that, after another unsettled week with heavy rain, the River Moy has been going up and down like a yoyo! However,...

A good run on the Bandon

Bandon Angling Association report on how the river is fishing: Some nice fishing reported this week. We are delighted to see decent numbers of fish...

Plenty of water and some very good fishing at Costello and...

Fishery manager Brian Curran reports on last week's fishing at Costello & Fermoyle... A very good week on the river beats with high water levels...

Anglers on Carrowmore doing well despite windy weather

Over the past two weeks angling was interrupted on Carrowmore by high winds for quite some time. However, once the lake had settled anglers...

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