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 April - 30 September


Map of Shepperton Lakes


3 miles east from Skibbereen, West Cork, beside the road to Leap. Located in a scenic wooded area. The lake is mainly deep (to 40 ft.) with narrow, shallow, margins. Attractive shore angling sites off by-road at eastern end of lake and boats are available for hire. The lake holds a good stock of wild, native Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout are stocked regularly to maintain a high stock density and give worth-while angling returns. Small Eels, Rudd and occasional Pike are also present. Recommended angling methods include artificial flies best fished from a boat - worms (using a float) or a small spinner.

Permit Prices

Permits 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