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Lough Conn

The main run of spring fish enters Lough Conn from the end of March and continues right through April. The grilse run begins in May and continues into July. Some fish are taken on fly, generally by anglers fishing for trout, but the majority are taken by trolling baits. The most popular types of bait are Copper and Silver Spoons, Tobys and Devon Minnows. Even tube flies can be successful on occasions.

The salmon tend to confine themselves to well defined areas which are known to the local boatmen. The best known and most frequently fished locations are

The strait at Pontoon Bridge between Loughs Conn and Cullin was a favourite haunt for salmon anglers fishing from the shore with many salmon taken here on worms and baits.

Season

The season is from 1st February to 30th September inclusive.

  • Local boat hire for Lough conn and Cullin
  • icon¬†Lough Conn & Lough Cullin Game Angling Guide (2.38 MB)
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