Please click one of the links to the country you are looking for details of the season dates when you can go fishing
Since 2002 the Irish Government has been taking steps to manage salmon stocks Hard decisions had to be taken resulting on some fisheries being closed.
This action has been effective in preserving stocks. Attached is and extract from a report containing catch advice. As with Scotland some rivers have sufficient stock to allow salmon to be taken while others are classified as catch and release only. For details of the advice go to:
Salmon Season dates for Southern Ireland
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