There is great diversity of angling in Meath – game, coarse and sea angling. The Boyne Valley area is particularly renowned for fantastic Wild Brown Trout fishing. The quality of the fishing is further enhanced by the beautiful scenery and limestone beds of the River Boyne.
The River Boyne and its tributaries comprise approx 500km of river channel and are some of the countries premium angling waters offering superb wild brown trout fishing. There are a number of popular fishing locations in the Boyne Valley including Slane, Navan, Trim and Longwood stretches of the River Boyne as well as the Kells Blackwater and the Stoneyford river.
Best time of year for Brown Trout Fishing: May, June and September.
For information on where to buy permits, tackle shops, fishing maps and fishing guides, please visit www.fishingireland.net
South of the River Boyne there are extensive beaches at Mornington, Bettystown and Laytown. The south beach at Laytown is a popular angling venue and evening tides can provide the best results. Best time of year May to September.