Fishing Season Dates Salmon, Sea Trout, and Brown Trout in Southern Ireland

Please click one of the links to the country you are interested in for details of the fishing season opening and closing dates.

Scotland | England | Northern Ireland | Southern Ireland | Wales

Due urgent measures to protect and rebuild salmon stocks the Irish authorities have closed a number of salmon rivers to angling until stocks recover to a sustainable level. Hope it all works out well soon.

1st January to 30th September


17th January to 30th September


1st February to 30th September

Ray, Munster, Blackwater, Moy, Bunowen, Carrownisky, Delphi, Errif, Cullfin, Darrow, Owenglin, Ballinboy, Ballynahinch, Gowla Fishery, Sceebie Fishery, Costello and Fermoyle, Galway Fishery, Shannon, Maigue, Peel, Fergus.

1st March to 30th September

Fin, Owenea, Lennon, Sock, Mid and Upper Shannon, Mulchair, Feale and Smearlagh, Annageeragh, Creeg, Doonbeg, Boyne.

20th March to 30th September

Newport River, Lough Beltra.

If you find any of the above to be inaccurate please contact me with correction, it would be much appreciated