The River Tar is a tributary of the River Suir in Clogheen, County Tipperary. There is a huge stock of fish in this river, making the average size of the fish smaller than others.
The River Tar is a wide shallow river (18 to 25 yards) with a healthy growth of ranunculus weed, which is a haven for insect life. Located in Clogheen, County Tipperary, the River Tar is well known as an excellent river for fishing for brown trout and salmon.
The average size of a catch is around 1/4 to 1/2 pounds (23cm to 28cm); however there are still plenty of good size trout in this river with trout up to 45cm being regularly captured.Fly hatches include caddis, olives, reed smuts, baetis, midges, etc.