- Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) This blue backed, silver cousin of the American striped bass is one of Ireland’s most sought after sport fish.
- Flounder (Platichthys flesus)
- Turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)
- Pollack (Pollachius pollachius)
- Cod (Gadus morhua)
- Ling (Molva molva)
- Wrasse (Lubrus)
- Gurnard (Triglidae)
What fish can you catch and eat in Ireland?
- Sea fishing.
- Salmon and sea trout.
- Coarse fishing.
- River trout.
Is there any good fishing in Ireland?
Ireland is one of the best countries in Europe for fishing, from river and lake fishing to sea fishing. It’s renowned for its variety and quality of fish species and the scenic destinations they can be caught in. This guide features some of the best Irish rivers and lakes for pike, salmon and trout fishing.
What fish are in season in Ireland?
Fishing seasons are as follows: salmon, January 1 to September 30; brown trout, February 15 to October 12; sea trout, June 1 to September 30; coarse fishing and sea angling, all year. A license is required only for salmon and sea trout angling; the cost is €20 for a day, €46 for 21 days, or €120 annually.