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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The Drought Ends

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03/05/2017

April Finishes with a Flourish

Well I’m afraid the Easter Bunny did not bring us loads of water, but we did actually manage to finish the month with five fish in the last seven days. That brought our total catch for April to […]

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30/04/2017

Delphi Events Calendar May

Quite honestly, there’s a Festival for everything this month! Fancy being active?  How about the Leenane Walking Festival, the Annual Famine Walk, Tour de Connemara or Connemara Bog Week?  Looking for some music? There’s the annual and internationally […]

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