To say our weather has been changeable since my last update would be a slight understatement. As usual Paddy’s Day was pretty normal, with almost 60mms of rain and a good wind off the Atlantic to go with […]
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