Lough Namona

Catch: Salmon, Sea Trout & Brown Trout.

Location: The Loughs of Na Mona, Derriana, Iskanamacteery and Capal are all mountain lakes situated on the Waterville river which drains Lough Currane and the entire Waterville system into the sea along the coast of Kenmare Bay.

Description: All three lakes hold Brown Trout, Seatrout and Salmon. The Seatrout and Salmon usually arrive after the first floods towards the end of the summer and fishing for these is usually best from August onwards. Derianna holds the best Browns with fish to 3lb plus.

These lakes are true mountain Loughs and the weather can change rapidly and catch you out. Ensure you take adequate safety precautions, clothing and equipment etc.

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

Cost: Enquiries on the fishing can be provided by the Butler Arms Hotel, Waterville, Tel: 066-74156.

Methods: Fly and spinning.