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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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

Blackwater anglers wonder will they ever get water before season’s end

Munster Blackwater upstream of Fermoy
Week-ending 19th of September 2021 The expected Autumn run did not seem to materialise (yet) this year and Salmon angling is dependant largely on “resident...

Some west Cork rivers producing salmon

Another view of the Ilen
FOR WEEK ENDING SUNDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2021 Ilen River fished well at times and there were 20 salmon landed last week. Of these the best was...

A typical September week on the Moy…

Kevin O'Boyle reports from the River Moy... River Moy Angling Report Week ending 19/09/21 A typical September week, with a few dry days mixed with heavy...

Salmon fishing slow in the north-east as seasons end approaches

The historic River Boyne
The northeast rivers have been in need of water for a long time now. Salmon and sea trout fishing has been very difficult with...

A few juniors and trout on Currane, some salmon on Inny...

Copal - Lough Currane
Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane… 15/9/2021 The Currane anglers were on the drift and caught a few Juniors plus a few Brown Trout for their...

A week of two halves on the Moy

Kevin O'Boyle reports from the River Moy... A week of two halves with the first part of week having no water and the latter part...

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