Our encouraging run of fish that started last Thursday the 9th has continued since my last update. Indeed at the time of writing the 5th fish had been landed but I was unaware of the fact. Yvonne had […]
Above 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”.
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.
“Delphi is an ‘Elysium Piscatorum’” WALTERPEARD, ‘AYEAROF LIBERTY’, 1867
“Snowdrops and daffodils. Butterflies and bees. Sailboats and fishermen…” to quote lyrics from our 1970-Eurovision-winning entry; Spring has well-and-truly “sprung” here in the Delphi Valley and it’s GLORIOUS! We’ve “all kinds of everything” going on this month, so […]