Cappoquin Salmon & Trout Anglers Association - River Blackwater
The Blackwater holds many species of fish including salmon, sea trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, roach, dace, perch, gudgeon, bream, eels pike, mullet and shad. It is managed by the Cappoquin Salmon and Trout Anglers Association.
Cappoquin Salmon and Trout Anglers Association invite visitors to fish on the River Blackwater, which is Ireland’s third largest river, draining five mountain ranges. There are 4 miles of fishing on the lower tidal section of the river.
At Cappoquin, the waters are tidal and fresh salmon and sea trout are constantly running throughout the season. Salmon Fishing season opens from the 1st of February to the 30th September each year. Cappoquin Salmon and Trout Anglers' Association is one of the few clubs on the river and has 4 miles of double bank salmon fishing (including 7 named salmon pools offering excellent fishing prospects) available to members and day ticket holders.
There are facilities for disabled anglers, with a wheelyboat available to those confined confined to a wheelchair or physically challenged through a disability. Fishing equipment is available locally, and license and day tickets can usually be purchased on the day.