Salmon and sea trout fishing in Cork

  1. Munster Blackwater
  2. River Lee
  3. River Bandon
  4. River Arigideen
  5. River Ilen
  6. River Coomhola
  7. River Glengarriff

Salmon and sea trout fishing in Kerry

  1. River Sheen
  2. River Croanshaugh / Glenmore
  3. River Roughty
  4. River Blackwater
  5. Waterville Lakes and River Inny
  6. Caragh Lakes and System
  7. Laune, Flesk and Killarney Lakes
  8. River Maine

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Salmon fishing in the South West

SALMON CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

River Munster Blackwater

Mallow, Fermoy, Co. Cork & Lismore, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

The season runs from 1st of February – 30th September and the best time of year is June to September. Find out more about the River Blackwater.

River Lee

ESB Fishery Cork City, Co. Cork

There is a fair run of fish with a very good grilse run dependent on water. The season runs from February until September with the best time of year from June to September. Find our more about the River Lee.

River Bandon

Bandon, Innishannon, Co. Cork

The season runs from 15th February to 30th September. The best time of year is June to September. Find out more about the River Bandon.

Lough Currane

Waterville, Cahersiveen, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry

The season runs from January 17th to 30th of September and best time of year is April to September. Find out more about Lough Currane and the Waterville Lakes and River Inny.

River Laune

Killarney, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

The season runs from January 17th to 30th of September and best time of year is April to September. Find out more about the River Laune, Flesk and Killarney Lakes.

Killarney Lakes

Lough Leane, Muckross Lake and the Upper Lake, Killarney, Co. Kerry

The season runs from January 17th to 30th of September and best time of year is April to September. Find out more about the River Laune, Flesk and Killarney Lakes.

SEA TROUT CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

Lower Munster Blackwater

Youghal, Co. Cork & Cappoquin,Co. Waterford

The season runs from 1st of February – 30th of September and the best time of year is June to September. Find out more about the River Blackwater.

River Bandon

Bandon, Innishannon, Enniskean, Co. Cork

The season runs from 12th May to 30th September and the best periods are usually between June and September. Find out more about the River Bandon.

River Argideen

Timoleague, Co. Cork

The season runs from the 15th of February – 30th September and the best period are usually from June to September. Find out more about the River Arigideen.

River Ilen

Skibbereen,Co. Cork

The season runs from the 1st of February – 30th September and the best period are usually from June to September. Find out more about the River Ilen.

Lough Currane

Waterville, Cahersiveen, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry

Sea trout to over 10 lb (4.5 kg) recorded annually from this famous lake. The season runs from 17th January to the 30th of the September and the best times are usually from late April to the end of September. Find out more about Lough Currane and the Waterville Lakes and River Inny.

River Laune

Killorglin, Killarney, Co.Kerry

The season runs from the 17th January – 30th of the September and the best times are from early June to September. Find out more about the River Laune, Flesk and Killarney Lakes.

Owenmore River

Cloghane, Co. Kerry

This river is located in a very scenic valley on the Dingle Peninsula and gets a fair run of fish depending on water levels. Permit required. This can be obtained from O’Connor’s Hotel in Castlegregory or Landers Fishing Tackle in Tralee. Fly fishing only. Season: 1st of April – 30th September and the best period is from June to September.

Open, Closed and Catch and Release fisheries

No. 4 or Lismore District

  • Blackwater (Munster) including Glenshelane and Finisk

No. 5 or Cork District

  • Bandon
  • Lower Lee
  • Ilen
  • Mealagh
  • Owvane
  • Coomhola (brown tag required - code C3)
  • Owenacurra
  • Glengarriff
  • Argideen

No. 7 or Kerry District

  • Roughty (brown tag required - code C3)
  • Sneem
  • Waterville/Cummeragh/Currane
  • Inny
  • Caragh
  • Laune including Cottoners
  • Maine
  • Owenmore R.
  • Sheen
  • Ferta
Table 1:Open Fisheries

 

No. 4 or Lismore District

  • Bride*

No. 5 or Cork District

  • Adrigole*

No.7 or Kerry District

  • Blackwater*
  • Owenascaul*
  • Clonee
  • Croanshagh
Table 2: Fisheries open to Catch and Release only

 

No. 4 or Lismore District

  • Lickey*
  • Tourig*
  • Womanagh *

No. 5 or Cork District

  • Upper Lee*

No. 7 or Kerry District

  • Owenshagh*
  • Finnihy*
  • Owenreagh*
  • Emlaghmore*
  • Carhan*
  • Emlagh*
  • Lee (Kerry)*
  • Behy*
  • Feohanagh
  • Kealincha
  • Lough Fada
  • Milltown
Table 3: Closed fisheries

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