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

 

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

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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.

 

New Best Day so far for 2015!

Three fish caught on March 17th. - St. Patrick's Day!
Including a 6lb. released by Stephen O'Riordan (Ballyhooly) - very fresh but without sea-lice.

New Best Bag Day so far for 2015!

Two 7 pounders in three casts for Colm Dooly (Mallow) from Carrig on March 17.
Both on spinner on the upper river. Recent high water has brought fish in!

 

2015 Fish

Best so far!

9lb.

David Jackson
Second Best
so far!

David Jackson
March 1

7lb.
March 1

5.3lb.
March 6

9lb.
March 17

6lb.
March 17

7lb.
March 24

8lb.


 
   

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

Photo Galleries for Recent & Historical Captures.
 

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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 N/A N/A N/A
2. Blackwater Gortageen (Millstreet) Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
3. Glen Kanturk Day Week 5 Weeks Day Week 5 Weeks
4. Allow Kanturk 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 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


Peaked at 16.30cm - up 65cm.


Killavullen peaked at 2.10m at 21.00 this evening.


Ballyduff is up to 0.68m this evening.




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 - 2012 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                   10


Current Rainfall Radar     5 Day Forecast      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.

2015 Salmon Catch by Lure

Method

Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Total
                Fly                  
        Spinner 1 8             9
           Worm                  
         Shrimp   1             1
            Total 1 7             10
      Released 1 2             3

Lodge Fishing Report Blog

 Highlights
 
 Feb. 6: 
The First Springer is caught.   Mike Sheridan (Dungarvan) released a 9lb. fish
              at the Hut on Lower Kilmurry on spinner.
March 1: BEST DAY SO FAR. Two fish caught. A 7 lb. for David Jackson (Kents) & a 5.3lb. for
               Lawrence Fitzpatrick (Lower Kilmurry. Both on spinner on lower river.
March 6:  David Jackson landed & released his second springer. 9lb. on Kents on spinner.
March 17:  BEST DAY OF SEASON so far! Three springers caught.
                 BEST BAG OF SEASON so far! T
wo springers for Colm Dooly in 3 casts!
March 21:  Mallow SAC members had 2 fish of 9 & 10lb. on our Killavullen beat
March 24:  A sea-liced 8 pounder for Mark Roser on spinner on Lower Kilmurry.

 

 

The Top Six Best Days of 2015

  Date Number
Caught
No. Rods Biggest
Fish
Number caught with:
Fly Spin Worm Prawn
                 
1. March 17   3 10 7 - 3 - -
2. March 1   2   5  9 - 2 - -
3. March 21 2 6 10 - 1 - 1
3. February 6   1   4 15 - 1 - -
March 6   2  9 - 1 -   -
March 24   6 8 - 1 - -
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 

 

The Top Ten Fish of 2015

  Date Angler Beat Lure Weight
(lb.)
           
  1.         March 21  Mallow SAC  Killavullen S   10
 2.         March 21  Mallow SAC   P    9
   February   6  Michael Sheridan  Lower Kilmurry S
       March   6  David Jackson  Kents S
  3.        March  24  Mark Roser  Lower Kilmurry S   8
  4.        March    1  David Jackson  Kents S    7
       March 17  Colm Dooly  Carrig S
       March 17  Colm Dooly  Carrig S
  5.        March 17  Stephen O'Riordan  Ballyhooly S  
  6.        March   1  Lawrence Fitzpatrick  Lower Kilmurry S      5
           
           
           
           
           
           
           


Click here to see the Monthly Reports for the 2012 Season

 




Temperature converter
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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 for Ballyduff
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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