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

17/07/2017

Good Numbers Running but Hard Caught

Week 28 was frustrating from a salmon angling viewpoint, with plenty of fish running but they were playing very hard to get. The water was quite low until Saturday when it rose to 35, after 15mms on Friday […]

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09/07/2017

Seventeen for Week 27

Our fishing here at Delphi has been steady for the past week, with seventeen fish landed in total. My own opinion is that the numbers caught don’t reflect the numbers running, with salmon being difficult to tempt, even […]

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04/07/2017

A Grand End To June

Well since my last update catches have continued at a steady pace, with 26 fish landed. Fish seemed to be more difficult to tempt in week 25, despite some good numbers entering the system and some very experienced […]

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