Waterway

Location:

The Erne Esturary can be found in Ballyshannon.

County: Donegal
Fish: Trout ()
Description:
Catch:Sea Trout & Brown Trout.

This is mainly known as a Sea trout fishery and can produce quite good catches between middle June and end August. Fishing is done from sand banks, therefore, care has to be taken when the tide comes in, since it has happened that after the tide came in fishermen could not get safely back ashore.

Season:

Trout are taken from 1st March - August with the best from May through.

Methods:

Usually fly and spinning.

Cost: A special local license is required to fish for Sea trout and fishermen with a valid salmon license can get an extension to that license for a small fee. Agents for this extensions are Regional Fisheries Board Office, Station Rd, Ballyshannon, Tel: 072-51

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