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 […]
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