Lough Caragh


Catch: Salmon, Brown Trout & Sea Trout.

Location: Lough Caragh can be found near the village of Glencar, at the mouth of the Glencar Valley.

Description: This lake is a Spring salmon fishery, with good summer salmon and grilse fishing. Other fish caught here are Brown trout and Sea trout. Public access is available at the outflowing river.

Season: Salmon fishing is between January 17th – September 30th, Brown trout are caught from February 15th – October 12th, while Sea trout are taken between January 17th – October 12th.

Cost: The fishing here is regarded as free, although boats with engines are available for hire for around €45.00 per day. Contact Mike O’Shea Fisheries Manager on 00 353 (0)87 2213835 or mobile.

Methods: Fly, spinning and trolling.

Fly and Spinner, and Bait: Toby’s are one of the most popular spinners. Whilst Hairy Maries & Garry Dog type flies are best.