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Saturday, February 29, 2020

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

More wind, more rain, more sleet and snow, but no salmon...

Lough Currane on Sunday
Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane 21/2/20 Lough Currane Anglers headed straight for the high stool for a large whisky in the jar, as...

Three salmon so far at Delphi despite gales and high water

David McEvoy reports from Delphi... 21 Feb: Firstly I’d  must apologise that I haven’t updated you all before now, but I’ve just had shoulder surgery...

No Springers yet from the Bandon

Bandon angling Assoc - Lovely water at the head of Smiths Stream.
Jason Nash reports from the Bandon... 21 Feb: No springers to report yet on the Bandon. A good few kelts have been caught, all in...

Waterville Report – Stormy Weather Keeps Anglers Ashore

Inny Valley
Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane 12/2/20 As storm Ciara headed across the Irish Sea, one boat did head out today in a fresh wind...

Drowes gets first Catch and Release salmon of the year #CPRsavesfish

Nash Mc Daid from Ballybofey landed the first salmon at the “point of the meadow” on the Drowes River at 2:45 yesterday. The salmon,...

Storm Ciara takes control of Lough Currane

Storm Ciara at Currane
Vincent Appleby reports from Lough Currane where the weather has been windy... 5/2/20 The Currane Anglers were all quiet, be it fly or troll. Wind...