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Rivers of Ireland (7th Edition)

A Flyfisher's Guide

Completely revised and updated, with much new information, this thoroughly researched and expanded guide to Ireland’s trout and salmon rivers is now even more useful to visiting and local anglers.

It is the only comprehensive guide to Irish rivers and contains a full description of every river, the species present, the most productive stretches, stock levels, average size, latest catch records, local permit requirements (names, addresses, phone numbers, emails and websites of fishery owners), best flies to use, open and close season dates, best fishing times of the year.

This edition also includes contact details of fishing guides whose services can be hired, local tackle shops, resident flytyers, qualified fly casting instructors and details of disabled anglers’ facilities.

Start planning your fishing trips now!

Author: Peter O'Reilly
ISBN: 978 1 906122 10 2
Published: April 2009
Format: 234 x 156 mm
Binding: Hardback
No. of pages: 416
24 black & white photographs
39 Maps
Price: £20.00

Rivers of Ireland (7th Edition) by Peter O'Reilly

Press reviews

Reviewed in Waterlog Online in April 2009

'These are the kind of books which make winter worthwhile.'


Reviewed by Jim Lysaght of The Avondhu Magazine in April 2010

'The book gives a very comprehensive account of all the rivers of Ireland and will be of great interest to anglers.'


Reviewed in Irish Angler in May 2009

'Completely revised and updated, with a lot of new information, this thoroughly researched and expanded guide to Ireland’s trout and salmon reivers is now even more useful.'


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