It’s truly amazing the dramatic change that occurs in the West of Ireland when you get weather fronts streaming in from the Atlantic. Valleys are transformed into rivulets of cascading water where just 24 hours previously there was […]
Fly fishing breaks in Ireland – of the Delphi lakes, Fin Lough (Bright Lake) is the most popular and prolific. Overlooked by Delphi Lodge, this picturesque lake is mostly quite shallow and can produce a fish just about anywhere. Fin Lough offers excellent salmon fishing throughout whole season.
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.
Fishing normally rotates on a half-daily basis between the river and the two main lakes. Lake fishing is from boats with maximum two fishers per boat. Ghillies (guides) are available. Tackle and wet gear may be rented.
“One of the most beautiful little fisheries I’ve seen in my life…The last really wild part of Ireland.” JACK CHARLTON, ‘SALMONRUN’
Click here for Finlough Map Fishing Guide
Click here for Delphi Fishery Map
Delphi – A Salmon Anglers Paradise – YouTube Video
In Pursuit of Silver – Delphi Fishery – Established 1830 – YouTube Video
Elaine’s first Delphi Salmon
Delphi Springer YouTube Video