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Caragh River (EN)


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The Caragh River is renowned for its’ fishing and water sports. It boasts a good run of spring salmon with the lower river noted for its’ trout. It is tidal up to the Caragh Bridge. Blackstones bridge to Boheeshal is divided into 7 beats, or fishing areas which rotate at 1.30 per day. Only 1 rod is allowed at a time on a beat. Fishing is by license. The river is one of Ireland few rivers with grade 4 stretches for canoeing and white water rafting the majority is an excellent grade 3 run. This area is also one of the places the rare Kerry slug can be seen.

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  • Glencar to Glenbeigh (EN)
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