Rainbow trout fishing in the south west

  1. Shepperton Lakes
  2. Lough Bofinne
  3. Lough Barfinny
  4. Lough Fada

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Open season

01 May - 30 September


Map of Lough Fada


11 miles south-west from Kenmare and 3 miles from the village of Sneem. An attractive, clear water long, narrow, 14 acre, very convenient, roadside lough, where numerous roadside angling sites have been created. A good section for fly fishing at the eastern end. Angling difficult from the steep solid rock bank of the northern shoreline but boats can be hired if required. Holds a very good stock of Rainbow Trout and adult Rainbow Trout are stocked regularly to maintain a high stock density and give worthwhile angling returns. Small Rudd and Eels are also Present. Recommended angling methods include worms - with a float artificial flies, or try a small spinner.

Permit Prices

Permits and boats from:

Other outlets for permits

T.W. Murray & Co. Ltd.,
Patrick Street, Cork.  

Tel.  021.4271089

Halfway Angling Centre,
Ballinhassig, Co. Cork.

Tel.  021.4885894

Landers Outdoor World,
Mile Heigh, Killarney Road, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Tel: 066 7126644