Doo Lough

Magical Doo Lough

content_fishery_doolough_003Above Fin Lough, lies the formidable Doo Lough (Black Lake), one of the deepest lakes in Ireland and surrounded by steep mountains. Here, most of the fishing is around the edges, with splendid long drifts down either side. It is a lake for which the adjective “awesome” is entirely appropriate. Some would add “forbidding”, while others might say “majestic”.

Watch us on YouTube – Delphi Lodge Sea Trout Fishing Doo Lough Video

In the summer months, sea trout may be caught at Delphi, although stocks of these wonderful fish are volatile, being vulnerable to parasites from salmon farming. Sea trout must be released alive.

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“Delphi is an ‘Elysium Piscatorum’”  WALTERPEARD, ‘AYEAROF LIBERTY’, 1867

05/09/2020

Half Century for August

Well, it’s hard to believe that August has been and gone already and the fishing despite the usual August Blues at times was quite reasonable. We managed to land 50 salmon which is above our 10 year average, […]

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04/08/2020

158 FOR JULY

Fishing here in Delphi has been very good in July, with 158 salmon landed, which is actually the highest July total since 2006. 78 fish have been landed since my last update, which is a good number, although […]

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14/07/2020

Normality Slowly Returning

Well, it’s hard to know where to start writing this update. As you all know, it has been a few months since I have sat down and written a blog. Firstly I would like to thank you all […]

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