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    The Avonbeg River


    The Avonbeg is a tributary of the Avoca River which joins the Avonmore at the meeting of the waters. Although mainly a spawning tributary, this river contains stocks of small wild brown trout. The average size of trout is 8ozs but fish to 12ozs can be taken. Fishing is controlled by riparian owners. The river is heavily overgrown in places.

    Location: Co. Wicklow. The main towns in the area are Wicklow, Arklow, Avoca and Woodenbridge.

    Season: Fishing takes place from March 15th to September 30th.

    Fish Species: The Avonbeg contains some stocks of wild brown trout.

    Methods: Fishing must be consistent with bye laws for the time being in force as well as the current rules and regulations set out by the riparian owners.

    Best Flies: greenwells spider, iron blue dun, silver sedge, badger quill and golden olives.

    Angling Club: This water is controlled by riparian owners

    Fishing Tip: On smaller overgrown rivers like this keep your tackle small and light.

    Permits: Riparian owners.