Vincent Appleby reports from Waterville…

26/8/2022 The Waterville Fishery was all quiet in all departments this day. Wind NW light and variable followed by bright sunshine all day.

Butler Pool 2022-08-27
Butler Pool 2022-08-27

27/8/2022 Great to report a bit of action this day, In the Salmon/Grilse department there was 1 Grilse caught on the troll. Now we head for the dry fly department, one boat manipulating their dry flies caught 7 Trout and that’s no mean feat and the same goes to the Salmon/ Grilse department. Wind variable and light from the SE to the SW followed by reasonable cloud cover.

A view over Ballinaskelligs Bay back to Waterville. All calm in this corner.
A view over Ballinaskelligs Bay back to Waterville. All calm in this corner.

28/8/2022 Just a few Trout caught this day and yes, yesterday’s catches were Sea Trout as they were today.  As you can see by the photo it was fairly calm this day, wind SE light and variable and very warm this afternoon.

A view over Ballinaskelligs Bay, 29 august 2022 was not an ideal fishing day on Lough Currane.
A view over Ballinaskelligs Bay, 29 august 2022 was not an ideal fishing day on Lough Currane.

29/8/2022 Two Trout caught on the drift and fair play to them because as you can see by the picture the conditions certainly were not ideal. Wind SE light and variable. Just for the record there was one Butler Pool angler manipulating his flies and as of yet I have no reports of any rod benders.

The Wild Atlantic viewed from Waterville on 2022-08-30
The Wild Atlantic viewed from Waterville on 2022-08-30

30/8/2022 The Currane Anglers were all quiet in all departments this bright and sunny calm day as you can see by the photo of Ballinskelligs Bay. Wind ESE light to calm.

Curran's Mace in Waterville
Curran’s Mace in Waterville has closed

31/8/2022 The Currane Anglers were all quiet on all fronts today and in my opinion this is very appropriate especially to the Currane anglers because today Curran’s Mace Supermarket opened their doors today for the last time and sadly there’ll be no rush in the future to Curran’s Supermarket and tackle shop to get the first Salmon licence or investing in a new Rapala. So on behalf of the Currane anglers and the good people of Waterville, Dromid,  Caherdaniel, Ballinskelligs, and all the surrounding areas, we wish all the Curran Family and their staff all the best for the future. I can say you will be missed.

Vincent Appleby
Eureka Lodge, Caherdaniel West, Co. Kerry.
Telephone: +353 (0) 87 207 4882
E-mail:salmonandseatrout@gmail.com
Web: www.salmonandseatrout.com

FLEKSI

A new online survey has been developed by IFI for the Currane catchment to gather anglers’ knowledge – the survey method called FLEKSI was developed by IFI to help give an insight into the status of the fishery. Currane Anglers are needed for Citizen Science survey to examine fish stocks

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Find out more about Lough Currane…

The rivers and lakes of Waterville drain a large catchment and are regarded by many as the foremost Salmon and Sea-Trout fishery in the country. The lake system is well developed with access to boats and guides being readily available to the tourist angler. The Sea-Trout caught here are renowned for their size and quantity. For more details see:

Waterville lakes and river system

Cloghvoola Fishing Lodge

Address Cloghvoola Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: cloghvoola.com

Currans Mace Waterville

Address Waterville Kerry V23 CR40 Ireland Website: fishinggear.ie

Fishing with Dom

Address Spunkane Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: https://fishingwithdom.com/

Fly Fishing on Lough Currane

Address Termons Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: flyfishingatloughcurrane.com

Lakelands Farm

Address Lake Road Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: lakelandshouse.com

Neil O’Shea

Address Caherbarna Waterville Kerry Ireland Website: oshealoughcurrane.com

Salmon & Sea Trout Fishing

Address Eureka Lodge Caherdaniel West Waterville Kerry V23 XD63 Ireland Website: salmonandseatrout.com

Waterville Boats

Address Spunkane Waterville Kerry Ireland