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

86 For July

01/08/2022

July actually turned out to be quite a productive month for salmon angling here at Delphi. While it was nothing spectacular, it was fairly steady throughout, with a total of 86 salmon landed. Rainfall was low, with only […]

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The 1902 Cork Collection of Salmon Flies

19/07/2022

Friday, September 9, 2022 Traditional Irish salmon flies from across Ireland, commissioned 120 years ago for the Cork International Exhibition in 1902, now feature in a new historical picture book from Inland Fisheries Ireland. Join Peter Kealey at […]

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June: Slow Start Excellent Finish

08/07/2022

Firstly, sorry for the delay in updating you all, but I’ve been out of commission for a few weeks, recovering from back surgery. At this stage I’m nearly fully reconditioned! Fishing in June was very slow to begin, […]

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