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

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Delphi Events Calendar August

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Angling Report July 2016

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