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    There are approximately five miles of fly fishing along the main part of the Owenmore River in Kerry, with 33 named pools and an additional 180 acres of lake fishing in this Kerry beauty spot.

    The salmon, grilse and sea trout begin to run in April. The runs continue through spring and summer into early October.

    For bookings

    Telephone: 066 7139408 Mobile: 087 9476309

    Email: enquiries@owenmorefishery.ie
    Web: www.owenmorefishery.ie

    Fishing news from the Owenmore River

    Owenmore Fishery
    • Good fishing at Owenmore Fishery last week, to improve again next week with rain September 17, 2020Good fishing at Owenmore Fishery last week, to improve again next week with rain
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 14 September: At the start of last week we had very good water in the river and while we had a few resident fish we also had two grand fish. We had a salmon 10 lbs caught and a seatrout 5 lbs both with lice. The water levels have dropped now and ...
    • Terrific fishing on the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry August 5, 2020Terrific fishing on the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 04 August: We had great water on the river for the last week which resulted in some terrific fishing. We have had 10 Grisle and 2 Salmom landed and released with people seeing and meeting more fish this year than they have for years. We have a yellow rain warning for ...
    • Perfect conditions on the Owenmore in Kerry June 26, 2020Perfect conditions on the Owenmore in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 23 June: We have perfect fishing conditions on the river at the moment. A local man on the river who was fishing for seatrout met 3 salmon. Due to the fact that he was fishing very light gear the first two fish broke on him. 1 was of about 9 lbs ...
    • Owenmore in Kerry gets first flood ahead of re-opening June 22, 2020Owenmore in Kerry gets first flood ahead of re-opening
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 19 June 2020: We are going to get the first flood for months this week end. Fish have been moving up the river in the low water and with the rain they will make the lake. So all is looking good for the 29th. Frank Maunsell Owenmore Fishery Make a booking There are approximately five ...
    • Plenty of water for the Owenmore fishery August 28, 2019Plenty of water for the Owenmore fishery
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 27 August: The water levels had dropped away for day fishing but they are back up today. It rained all day yesterday and last night with the result that there is a roaring flood now. It will be tomorrow evening before the river will fish. More rain forecast for Thursday which ...
    • Lots of fish in the Owenmore, anglers waiting for wind to drop August 22, 2019Lots of fish in the Owenmore, anglers waiting for wind to drop
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 22 August: We have had plenty of rain for the past week or so. At times the river was too high but when the conditions were right the fish were caught. We had 9 grilse over the week and seatrout up to 3 lbs. Most of the fish caught still had ...
    • Water levels just right on the Owenmore in Kerry August 14, 2019Water levels just right on the Owenmore in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 13 August: We had one of the best floods of the season so far. The water levels were too high at the week end for fishing but it is levelling out and there are perfect fishing conditions today. We have a heavy mist along the hills which should keep it topped ...
    • No rain for Owenmore in Kerry June 26, 2019No rain for Owenmore in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 24 June: The 24th of June and not a drop of rain. Yesterday looked like we were going to get a tropical rain storm. The sky was dark all day. The sea looked a purple black. We could see the rain north east of us and south east of us and ...
    • Saturday good but wrong wind at Ownemore Fishery before and after June 18, 2019
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 June: The wind finally went southwest on Saturday after weeks of northerlies. One of the regular fishermen went on the White Lake for an hour and a half. He had over 10 juniors and lost a great trout because the line wrapped around the oar. Today the wind changed to west ...
    • Forecast of rain in Kerry sees hopes rise with salmon and sea trout anglers May 21, 2019
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 21 May: For the first time in a month we have good news from the Met Office. We have heavy showers forecast for today and there is rain moving into the South West on Wednesday evening through until Thursday. The week end is given to be broken again so with the ...