River Brown Flesk

Catch: Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout

Location: The River Maine has two tributaries which are The Brown Flesk and the Little Maine.

Description: Great runs of Salmon and Sea trout are caught here late in the season. Five draft nets can be found operating at the mouth of the river, together with one at Castlemaine. Grilse are fished here and enter the river in June. Sea trout are available in July.

Season: Brown trout are taken from February 15th – October 12th. Salmon fishing is between January 17th – September 30th and Sea trout is from January 17th – October 12th.

Cost: Fishing is regarded as free in this river and other information is available from the South Western Regional Fisheries Board, 1 Nevilles Terrace, Macroom in Cork or Mike OBrien, Anglers Paradise, 064-33818.

Methods: Fly, spin and worm.