Salmon Fishing

Fishing on the river Suir and Blackwater. Clonanav operates several beats on the Suir and also partners with Fortwilliam Fishery on the Blackwater.  Looking to get into salmon fishing or wishing to improve your skills? We have some fantastic salmon fishing available.  Our beats are excellent for salmon with the best months being May to September.  The river Suir now is a 5 tag fishery and is fly and spin only. Bait fishing is prohibited.


The River Suir is famous for its large late run fish.  Fish average from 12 to 20lbs in the months of August and September.

For details on rates and availability please email or call us

Salmon fishing is often perceived to be very difficult, but join one of our new courses for 2015 and learn to Spey cast the easy way. These one day intensive courses are the ideal way of getting into salmon fishing and you will learn single and double spey, switch casts, how to spot salmon lies, and much more!

The easy way to fish on Irish rivers, learning to cast correctly will make your fishing experience more enjoyable and successfull! Book a spey casting clinic to learn the art of spey casting or to improve your technique.  For more information contact us to arrange a lesson to suit  you.  We cover all the usual spey casts including Snap T, Circle C, Snake rolls etc.  Also you will learn to use some of the best gear available on the market today.

Let us guide you on private stretches on the Suir & Blackwater. We will help you choose the best beats for the time of year on both of these great salmon rivers. Clonanav has its own private beats on the Suir, which offer fantasic fly fishing water. On the Blackwater we book some of the best private beats available.