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

Moy Estuary produces some nice sea trout

Kevin O'Boyle reports from the Moy Estuary... Sea trout angling was patchy enough during past week. Despite some perfect angling days on the river, the...

Moy running low but flash flood improves fishing for a short...

Kevin O'Boyle reports from the River Moy... Angling Report week ending 31/07/22 301 salmon reported caught in the Moy catchment for the last week. 87 of...

Erriff Fishery July Report – great fishing when the rains came

  Donavin Brinkow was in touch with the latest update for the month of July, which produced some good fishing on the Erriff. 1 July. Sergio...

Good water on Laune last week but no salmon reported yet

Flesk River in Killarney, Ireland
The river and lakes were in flood throughout the week, which made for good fishing conditions as levels dropped over the weekend. No reports yet...

Low water, high temps sees some Blackwater beats closed.

Munster Blackwater at Lismore
Salmon angling along the Munster Blackwater for the week has been reported as very poor, this despite a slight rise in water levels during...

Inny salmon last week, suntan lotion this week in Waterville

This report from Vincent Appleby of www.salmonandseatrout.com: Waterville Fisheries Report Aug 3rd - 10th 10/8/2022 The suntan lotions were the catch as the sun blasted down...

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