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    Trout fishing on the Munster Blackwater

    scenic shot of river and bridge
    The Blackwater, April 2021

    Open Season: 15 February to 30 September.

    There is a statutory size limit of 7 inches for salmon and trout, and gaffs are not permitted. No fishing is allowed from the Mill Dam at Clondulane or for 30 yards below it.

    The Munster Blackwater rises in Co. Kerry and flows for over 100 miles through Cos. Cork and Waterford to the tide at Cappoquin. It is Ireland’s fourth-longest river. The average size of the brown trout is rather small.

    Glencairn, Lismore, County Waterford.
    +353 (0)87 8292077
    Upper Ballyduff, County Waterford.
    +353 58 60235
    Elgin Cottage, Upper Ballyduff, County Waterford.
    +353 58 60255
    Lismore, County Waterford.
    Tel: +353 58 54002
    Cappoquin Waterford
    Estate Office, Lismore Castle, Lismore, Co.Waterford
    Tel. +353 58 54424
    Roxton Bailey Robinson Worldwide, 25 High St Hungerford
    Jeremy Green, Ballyvolane House, Castlelyons, Co. Cork.
    +353 25 36349
    Fox’s Fishery at Killavullen
    Dan O’Donovan, Craigside, Blackrock, Cork.
    Tel: +353 21 4358218
    Mallow, Co. Cork.
    +353 22 47156
    James Murphy-O’Connor, Greybrook House, Waterfall, Co.Cork.
    Tel: +353 21 4502555