The Start of a new Era?

 

In the very near future Blackwater Lodge & Salmon Fishery
 
will be on the market For Sale


The property comprises the main Lodge building
(9 ensuite rooms, large lounge, restaurant, kitchen, smokery, tackle shop etc),
together with 4 self-catering bungalows & 2 freehold stretches of the river Blackwater.
If you think that you could be the person to take the Lodge into the future,
please don't hesitate to contact me for information & details.
 

Day Ticket Fishing.

Fishing is available on both Ballinaroone & Carrig for 2017.
Fishing prices for both spring & autumn periods have been reduced.
Please contact me anytime here at the Lodge to book or discuss fishing conditions/prospects.

 

Fishing the fly on the Island Stream on Lower Kilmurry - Blackwater Lodge Salmon Fishery Beat 6.
Salmon Fishing on Ireland's Cork Blackwater river

 

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Daily Updated Salmon Fishing Report
Up-to-date News from the Blackwater Lodge Salmon Fishery beats.

Date this page was last up-dated:   08 May, 2017 22:55                  Refresh frequently to get the latest page version!


 

            
 
 
     

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Current Situation & Prospects

This report is usually updated every day during the season, so if you are interested
in a fishing trip, keep logging on to the site to be informed on the latest prospects.

Please note that the Lodge is currently closed pending sale.

 

Highlights of the 2015 Season - our last operating year.
 

The Total Catch was 493.

Best Day for 2015 - August 8th.!

Eighteen fish for just 19 rod days in total.

Best Catch per Rod Day ever recorded
for both June & July!

Both months recorded 0.6 fish/rod day!

Best Fish on Fly - August 11!

A 13 pounder released by Dan Hawker
at the Hut on Kents on the lower river.

Best June Total since 2002!
88 salmon & grilse to 14lb.
caught for just 180 rod days.

Best Fish for 2015!
A French angler landed a 17 pounder at the Wood Pool on Ballyhooly on September 18.

 

 Fish

                     

Click on photos to go to 2015 Gallery pages for larger images
Click Here to go to the Galleries Page (Monthly Photo Galleries for previous years)

Click here for: Real-time & reference photos of the river below the Lodge

Photo Galleries for Recent & Historical Captures.
 

F: C:       Convert Temperature A useful Temperature converter - Just enter the temperature in either F or C & hit Enter.   


Click here to see the Monthly & Season Reports for the 2004 to 2011 Seasons

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Distances from Ballyduff gauge to upriver gauges:

Fermoy:    20km

Ballyhooly:    26km

Killavullen:    37km
Mallow:    47km
Millstreet;    80km
----No gauge. Reference point

 

Gauge Height & Water Temperature Graphs for Main River & Tributaries

Site River Location Height (Last) Temperature (Last
1. Owentaraglin Ahane Bridge Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
2. Blackwater Gortageen (Millstreet) Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
3. Glen Kanturk (Chruch Street) Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
4. Allow Kanturk       (Greenane) Day Week 5 Weeks N/A N/A N/A
5. Blackwater Mallow Day Week 5 Weeks N/A N/A N/A
6. Blackwater Killavullen Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
7. Awbeg Castletownroche Weir Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
  Blackwater Fermoy (Mill) Day Week  5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
8. Funshion (Upper) Kildorrery Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
9. Funshion (Lower) Kilworth Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
  Blackwater Clondulane Day Week  5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
10. Blackwater Ballyduff Day Week  5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks

Full Report on My Daily Fishing Blog

Please note that I have now changed this page
and will be posting the daily information to my
Daily Fishing Blog
so that it can be seen historically. 


 

1997 - 2015 Salmon Catch Statistics

Year Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. TOTAL
1997 1 13     8   24 184  140   138  326       834
1998 1 3    10   25 160  296   268  352    1,115
1999 3 15    17   41 129    79   173  266       723
2000 1 3    12   51 216  263   130  283       959
2001 2 Closed F&M   31 160  118   208  254       774
2002 2 4     6     9 132  137   197  282       769
2003 3 13     9   49   80  162     94  143       553
2004 14 8    22   23   49    86   353  524    1,079
2005 5 6     6   29   70  114   108  309       647
2006 1 17   38   39   50    61     47  407       660
2007 1 5   12    8   44   115   273  330       802

2008

5 4 14 22   21  17  422  421   1,025

2009

1 5 11 53   51  87  197  209      614

2010

- 4   2 11   24 169  106  336      652

2011

3 6   3 45   61   71    93  249      531

2012

5 4   8 40   77  153    96  138     8    521

2013

1 3 12 17   63    46  184  220   37    583
2014 2 8 11 21   51    31    35   71   29    260
2015 1 9   4 18   88  125  123 125 -    493


  Ten Hour Forecast       5 Day Forecast    

Current Rainfall Radar      8 Day Magic Seaweed Rain/Pressure



Current Situation & Prospects
on My Daily Fishing Blog)

Please note that I have now changed this page
and will be posting the daily information to the Blog
so that it can also be seen historically. 


 
Fermoy Webcam
  Pictures below are examples. Click images for realtime view.

 Salmon Catch by Lure

Method

Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Total
                Fly                  
        Spinner                  
           Worm                  
         Shrimp                  
            Total                  
      Released                  

Lodge Fishing Report Blog

 Highlights
 

 

 

The Top Eight Best Days of

  Date Number
Caught
No. Rods Biggest
Fish
Number caught with:
Fly Spin Worm Prawn
                 
                 

 

The Top Ten Fish of

  Date Angler Beat Lure Weight
(lb.)
           
           


Click here to see the Monthly Reports for the 2012 Season

 




Temperature converter
.

Enter the temperature
in either
F or C
& click convert.


C

    Convert Temperature  




Tide Time Tables

Youghal (mouth of the Blackwater)   

              EasyTide         Predicts tides for next 7 days.

       
    TideTimes         Also gives sunrise/sunset. 

 

 

Weather Forecast
If you are thinking of visiting and fishing with us, & wish to check on the current weather situation, we have established the following links which you will find useful:-

Met Eireann - Latest Rainfall: Radar


   MagicSeaWeed.com


YR.no


Windguru

Met Office UK
BBC.co.uk 

                                        Metcheck.com
                                  AccuWeather Fermoy
AccuWeather Mallow
XC Weather:    Fermoy   Mallow  
 
Weather Channel
Munster Forecast from Breaking News.ie 
                                           Met ireann 
                                           Met Eireann 

      Online Weather - Ireland Overview
 OnlineWeather - Cork direct 
Yahoo Weather - Cork
                                    Infosite Weather
                 
CNN Europe Forecast Map

       CNN Cork Ireland 4 day Forecast
     
     bbc.co.uk - Cork 5 day Forecast

Click on VIEW THIS MAP AS AN ANIMATION
to get the rainfall radar for the last 3 hours.

   Actually a Surfing site, but the forecasts look brilliant. The Pressure one gives rainfall as well,
& both the Wind and Swell forecasts help to build a very good picture of what's to come. 


Superb forecast - short & long term (9 days) for locations including
Ballyduff, Fermoy, Mallow, Banteer& Rathmore. Supposed to be very accurate!

Site for surfers so has forecast for coastal locations. Supposed to be very good.

Radar sequence for British Isles for previous 6 hours.
Superb 5 day forward simulation.
2 & 7 day forecast. Type in location as CORK & select forecast.
Link direct to their Fermoy page.
Link direct to their Mallow page.


5 & 10 Day forecasts.  Direct Links for    Cork          Killarney         Mallow            Fermoy         
Covers the Blackwater catchment (Cork & Kerry).
The Irish Meteorological Service forecast for Munster.
Yesterdays Weather .
Excellent forecast by region or by city. Works for Fermoy, Mallow, Cork
Absolutely superb 4 day forecast for the Cork area- very concise.

Satellite pictures and 4 day summary for Dublin.

Sunrise & Sunset Times (Dublin)

Very useful for seeing how long the fishing day can be. We have no time restrictions on fishing.

             

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