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    Owenmore River

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    Season

    Open for 2023

    • Salmon and sea trout from 01 April to 30 September

    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.

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    Telephone: 066 7139408 Mobile: 087 9476309

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    Web: www.owenmorefishery.ie

    Fishing news from the Owenmore River

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    • Great fishing in perfect water on the Owenmore last week, but good weather will bring bad fishing this week August 9, 2022Great fishing in perfect water on the Owenmore last week, but good weather will bring bad fishing this week
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry, where perfect water has seen some great fishing: 4th August 2022 We had some terrific fishing at the start of the week. We had a good number of grisle and seatrout caught and released. Even though the water level is a perfect height things started to slow down ...
    • Great fishing this week on the Dingle peninsula July 29, 2022Great fishing this week on the Dingle peninsula
      Frank Maunsell reports from earlier this week on the Owenmore river in Kerry: 25th July 2022 Since the water levels have dropped we are having terrific fishing. All the fish that should have been coming in during the dry spell have arrived together. Now it’s still raining in the hills which means the river is rising and ...
    • A few seatrout and a couple of salmon reported from the Owenmore July 1, 2022A few seatrout and a couple of salmon reported from the Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry where fresh has seen some decent fishing: 29 June: The river was high and coloured this morning but it cleared a bit by the evening. Three fish met one landed. The lake was quite high but there were a few seatrout caught and one grisle to the boat. The ...
    • High wind and bright sunshine undo good rain on Owenmore June 15, 2022High wind and bright sunshine undo good rain on Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry where rain finally fell at the end of last week: 10 June: We finally got rain on the night of the 8th and into the early hours of the 9th. When I checked the water level at 5:30am there was about a rise of 2½ feet and ...
    • Much needed rain misses the Owenmore in Kerry May 11, 2022Much needed rain misses the Owenmore in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry where the season opened earlier this month: We had a small rise of a few inches on the river on May 6th. A few fish travelled but it was gone down again by the following morning. Unfortunately the rain that was forecast for earlier this week missed the ...
    • Sea trout about, looks like good season ahead for Owenmore April 21, 2022Sea trout about, looks like good season ahead for Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry where the season opened earlier this month: 19th April 2022: It’s the start of a new Season. It wasn’t long coming around. There are a lot of trout in the Estuary. There are some coming into the river but due to the lack of rain we didn’t ...
    • Good rain brings a good run on the Owenmore August 12, 2021Good rain brings a good run on the Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell reports from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry where conditions were perfect this week for the lucky anglers who fished: We had some terrific fishing over the last few days. Sunday we had 6 grisle and a salmon on the bank and everybody met seatrout. Monday we had 4 grisle landed and some very good ...
    • Rain to improve fishing on Owenmore July 27, 2021Rain to improve fishing on Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that the change in weather will let a lot of fish up the river… 26/07: Things are looking up again. There is rain forecast for this evening and there is misty rain along the hills for the rest of the week so hopefully we will be fishing by tomorrow or ...
    • Good salmon fishing on the Owenmore and lots of sea trout about July 12, 2021Good salmon fishing on the Owenmore and lots of sea trout about
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that as the levels on the river came up on Sunday the fishing improved… 7th July 2021: Even though the water was a bit on the high side we still managed to land 5 grisle and 1 salmon between 2 rods. There was also a large amount of sea trout traveling, a ...
    • Rains see sea trout and salmon catches up on Owenmore July 7, 2021Rains see sea trout and salmon catches up on Owenmore
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that as the levels on the river came up on Sunday the fishing improved… 5th July 2021: I went up to the lake around 7am yesterday and there wasn’t a drop of water on the river and when I arrived back at the Bridge in the evening it was up ...
    • Owenmore in Kerry gets its first salmon of the season June 21, 2021Owenmore in Kerry gets its first salmon of the season
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that they are off the mark with Salmon. On Saturday an 8 lb sea liced Salmon was caught and there were others seen moving up the River. The Seatrout are also starting to arrive in numbers and the forecast rain will hopefully keep the fishing going during the week. There ...
    • Conditions looking good at the Owenmore Fishery June 2, 2021Conditions looking good at the Owenmore Fishery
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that it made enough rain on Thursday to put a nice flood on the river at the weekend. With the very high tides, the bit of warmer weather and the extra rain coming there should be fresh fish showing in the system. If the wind would blow south westerly ...
    • Rain forecast good news for salmon anglers on the Owenmore Fishery May 18, 2021Rain forecast good news for salmon anglers on the Owenmore Fishery
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that they have lovely water for fishing at the moment and with heavy rain forecast at the end of the week fishing conditions should be good right through next week end. Frank Maunsell Owenmore Fishery Make a booking There are approximately five miles of fly fishing along the main part of the Owenmore ...
    • A bit of water in the Owenmore and a few fish running May 11, 2021A bit of water in the Owenmore and a few fish running
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 09 May: The weather has been very unsettled for the last week or so and is continuing well into next week as well. Now we do have a small flood on the river at the moment. There are some fish running but the windy conditions will actually make the fishing difficult. Frank Maunsell Owenmore ...
    • Some sea trout from Owenmore even in low water April 21, 2021Some sea trout from Owenmore even in low water
        Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16th Aprill 2021: We have had a run of seatrout in the last flood with the odd one trickling up river in the low water. A local man decided to chance the White Lake and against all the odds had two trout one almost 2 lbs. A man from Tralee fished ...
    • 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, 2019Forecast of rain in Kerry sees hopes rise with salmon and sea trout anglers
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A few sea trout at Owenmore Fishery and conditions promising May 3, 2019
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 02 May: We had 3 trout on the river yesterday. All caught in the morning when it was cloudy. The sun came out after 12 and there was nothing caught after that. Today we have a heavy mist along the hills and if it keeps it up the water levels will be ...
    • A few sea trout at Owenmore Fishery and conditions promising May 3, 2019
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 02 May: We had 3 trout on the river yesterday. All caught in the morning when it was cloudy. The sun came out after 12 and there was nothing caught after that. Today we have a heavy mist along the hills and if it keeps it up the water levels will be ...
    • Nice flood in the Owenmore and fish moving April 17, 2019Nice flood in the Owenmore and fish moving
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 April: We didn’t get as much rain as forecast but there is still a nice flood in the River. The flood will only last a day or two because the rest of the week is forecast to get warm and dry. This flood brought in a good run of seatrout of ...
    • Nice flood in the Owenmore and fish moving April 17, 2019
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 April: We didn’t get as much rain as forecast but there is still a nice flood in the River. The flood will only last a day or two because the rest of the week is forecast to get warm and dry. This flood brought in a good run of seatrout of ...
    • Rain just right for Owenmore anglers, salmon, sea trout and grilse August 24, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 23 August: We had a lot of rain early Wednesday morning which brought the river back up to its peak . From 10 a.m. we had terrific fishing. We had some good seatrout caught and one man had a grisle and a salmon in one pool. All fish released. Life jackets There are people ...
    • Rain just right for Owenmore anglers, salmon, sea trout and grilse August 24, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 23 August: We had a lot of rain early Wednesday morning which brought the river back up to its peak . From 10 a.m. we had terrific fishing. We had some good seatrout caught and one man had a grisle and a salmon in one pool. All fish released. Life jackets There are people ...
    • Terrific fishing reported from Owenmore Fishery August 17, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 17th August 2018: We have had some terrific fishing over the week. On Wednesday every man on the river had fish and some very good sea trout caught. We have had a few grisle and the forecast is for some very heavy showers which will keep the river fishing right up until ...
    • Terrific fishing reported from Owenmore Fishery August 17, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 17th August 2018: We have had some terrific fishing over the week. On Wednesday every man on the river had fish and some very good sea trout caught. We have had a few grisle and the forecast is for some very heavy showers which will keep the river fishing right up until ...
    • Rain improves angling at Owenmore Fishery July 19, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 July: At long last we got rain. It started on Friday evening as a light mist in the Valley continued through Saturday with heavy spells of rain on Sunday morning. The river started to rise around 12 o clock and by 6 in the evening there was plenty of water but ...
    • Rain improves angling at Owenmore Fishery July 19, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 July: At long last we got rain. It started on Friday evening as a light mist in the Valley continued through Saturday with heavy spells of rain on Sunday morning. The river started to rise around 12 o clock and by 6 in the evening there was plenty of water but ...
    • Owenmore getting sea trout in the lakes June 19, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 19 June: We have had a heavy mist in the area for the past few days which has resulted in beautiful fishing water. The seatrout are reaching the lakes. They have been caught with sealice on them. There was too much wind to fish the White Lake but the other lake ...
    • High hopes on Owenmore as weather changes June 14, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 12 June: After a long dry spell there is now light at the end of the tunnel. Rain forecast for Wednesday evening and broken for the rest of the week. We will need a lot of rain because the river was down to a trickle and the ground is rock hard ...
    • Water and sea trout at the Owenmore Fishery May 22, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 21 May: We have had misty rain in West Kerry since Saturday evening. The flood was rising all day yesterday and even early this morning the water was very dark but by 10 a.m. it started to clear a bit. The river is very very high for fishing but one man had ...
    • Owenmore Fishery looks good for weekend May 9, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 08 May: The fishing over the week end just didn’t happen even though cloud in the south west was forecast we had bright sunshine and temperatures of up to 20 degrees. There are gales forecast for this evening and then broken weather right through until Saturday so with rising water levels we ...
    • Perfect water and sea trout moving at Owenmore April 23, 2018
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: There is perfect water in the river at the moment for fishing. The wind is from the south west and rain and showers forecast for the rest of the week will keep the water levels just right. The sea trout are moving up. We had three great fighting trout yesterday fresh from ...
    • Anglers on Owenmore River enjoying good end of season sport! September 21, 2017
      While Carrowmore Lake experienced one of its toughest and most challenging seasons in recent years, Seamus Henry, Fishery Manager Bangor Angling Club, reported fairly good salmon angling from the Owenmore River. Particularly over the past few weeks this “Catch & Release Fishery” produced some fine catches for local and visiting anglers alike. Please note that the ...
    • Northerly winds spoil fishing on Owenmore lakes but river OK August 15, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 13 August: We have had some rain again after a dry period. Since Thursday we have been catching fish, some good grilse, some of them in the river a while but also seatrout with lice. There are plenty fish in the lakes but we have been cursed with northerly winds this Year, We ...
    • Angling improves with a drop of rain at Owenmore Fishery July 18, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 July: Thursday we had a man on the Lake at 8am and by 10 am he had 7 trout landed up to 3 lbs. The wind changed direction and started to blow gales so he had to come in off it. The mist came down and it turned to rain on ...
    • South West wind sees Owenmore fishery fish well July 13, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 10 July: The weather has been dry for the last week and a half which resulted in the river being too low for day fishing. We had rain in the valley all day yesterday so the water will be perfect today. When the wind was southwest the lakes fished very well. In ...
    • River low at Owenmore but lakes fished OK June 20, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 20 June: We have had dry sunny days for the past week which does not do the river levels any good. We have also had very strong wind but when it was suitable and the boats were able to get out people have had fish. Even though the wind was strong ...
    • Anglers enjoying the sea trout at Owenmore, river and lakes June 9, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 07 June: We have had nice water on the river for the last few days and the forecast is for heavy rain again this evening . The fishing has been patchy because the wind swung around to the North. While it was southwest we had nice fishing on the river but ...
    • Water at Owenmore and sea trout getting caught May 18, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 17 May: Tuesday and Wednesday we had fish running from both tides. On Tuesday we had 8 trout ranging from 1/2 lb to 3 lbs. On Wednesday we fished the early tide and had 5 trout to two rods the biggest being about 2 1/2 lbs. We saw some fine fish ...
    • Plenty of sea trout waiting to run at Owenmore, Kerry May 15, 2017
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 15th May 2017: Apart from a few wet days we have had hardly any rain since last November which is a record in West Kerry. The Bogs dried up so much it was like walking on tarmac. It will take a lot of rain for them to soften to hold water. The Estuary ...
    • Plenty of water and fish at Owenmore following dry conditions September 7, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 03 September: The recent dry spell has finally ended. We had torrential rain on Thursday. The river was in perfect order on Friday. There are still fish running. There were grilse and sea trout met, all fresh with sealice. Saturday morning raining heavily at the moment. The river is going to ...
    • Great fishing on Owenmore Fishery, but levels mean night fishing best August 9, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 8th August: Up until last weekend we had the best fishing in the river in years. We had showers and drizzle along the hills which kept the rain up which meant we had a constant run of fish and lovely fishing water. Since the weekend it has dried up which means that ...
    • Owenmore fishing well, prospects good June 21, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: We had a lot of rain in the southwest on Saturday and especially Sunday which resulted in a massive flood on Sunday evening. From Monday morning early the river fished very well. High water was at 5 a.m. and one man fished that tide and met four very good fish. Others ...
    • Lots of juniors and sea trout to 3lb in Owenmore June 16, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 June: The water levels are still perfect for fishing at the moment and hopefully we will get more rain before the week end. We have had some terrific fishing over the last few days. We had a grisle of 7 lbs yesterday and even though it was in the river ...
    • Good flood to clean Owenmore after low water, sea trout expected June 14, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 14 June: We had plenty of rain on the hills yesterday and it brought the river up about 18 inches. This flood was badly needed as we did not have rain for about a month and it will get rid of all the weed that had grown on the rocks because ...
    • Bottom pools of Owenmore full of sea trout waiting to run May 16, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 16 May: Even though the weather was fine and the water was low there were seatrout travelling up the river. The tide yesterday evening filled up the bottom pools with fresh fish and they will run up the river when we get the rain that is forecast in the middle of ...
    • Change in wind changes outlook for Owenmore Fishery May 3, 2016
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 1st May 20016: Finally the wind has swung around southwest, away from those cold northerly and easterlies. We had rain in the hills last night and had a nice rise of water about a foot high with the result that there are some seatrout moving. They were active in the estuary for ...
    • Things remain quiet on Owenea all week September 17, 2015Things remain quiet on Owenea all week
      Lindsey Clarke reports from Owenea Fishery – Monday 7th Sept to Sunday 13th September 2015. Water levels were low on the Owenea all week until Saturday when we received a fair flood (0.26m) though by Sunday the river had fallen rapidly and the gauge only read 0.14m. The fishery was understandably quiet and only 5 visiting rods fished, ...
    • Owenmore Fishery bottom pools blue with sea trout September 15, 2015Owenmore Fishery bottom pools blue with sea trout
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 11th September 2015 We had a red tide in the Estuary on Wednesday. Some small seatrout were killed and lots of sand eels which would be their main food down there. The following tide on Wednesday an amount of seatrout entered the system. The bottom four pools were blue with seatrout ...
    • Great run of sea trout at Owenmore Fishery, White Lake fishes best August 26, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: The Boats on the two lakes were booked out at the week end by the same group. The White Lake fished very well on Saturday and Finnertys was a bit dour – there were only a few fish caught in it. The lads on the White Lake said they met fish ...
    • Good salmon and sea trout fishing during the rains on Owenmore Fishery August 13, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 13/08: We had great fishing during the wet weather on both the river and lakes. We had a good run of grilse and we had salmon caught up to 12 lbs. The lakes fished well also. We have more juniors in the system than we have had ever before and it is ...
    • A fine 10lb salmon at Owenmore after the rain August 5, 2015A fine 10lb salmon at Owenmore after the rain
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: 04/08/2015  The week end was a wash out . We had heavy rain and storm force winds which made it totally unsuitable for fishing. The flood had gone down enough by 4 pm today and three of our regular fishermen decided to have a go anyway and ended up with one ...
    • Loads of sea trout on the Owenmore, Kerry and grilse too July 13, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that the rain is just right and the fishing is great… The last few days on the river have been terrific. We have had just the right amount of rain falling every second day which has kept the river in perfect fishing order. We have had south westerly winds which ...
    • Excellent night fishing at Owenmore Fishery in Kerry July 7, 2015Excellent night fishing at Owenmore Fishery in Kerry
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports: The water level dropped from Thursday to Saturday resulting in excellent night fishing. Two men lost fish that snapped 6 lb breaking strain . We had south easterly wind on the lakes but on Sunday we had south westerly and there was over 30 fish caught in the two lakes. We ...
    • Good run to sea trout to 4lb on the Owenmore in Kerry June 23, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that the rain on Sunday has brought on a good run of sea trout… 23 June: We had six inches of water on the river yesterday and there are some fine trout up to 4 lbs in the system. These fish are heading straight for the lakes but can be caught by ...
    • 30 sea trout at Owenmore over weekend despite northerlies May 25, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that they had a good run of sea trout over the weekend, but the bigger fish are playing hard to get in the cold temperatures… 25 May: We are getting well in to the run of seatrout . We had 30 seatrout in the two lakes over the week end. The ...
    • More floods on the Owenmore and a few sea trout being caught May 14, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that they had a big flood over the weekend and a few fish at the start of this week… 13 May: Over the week end in one day alone we had two inches of rain and gale force winds. The flood ran of fairly quickly and between Monday and Tuesday we ...
    • Owenmore flood see big fish heading up the river May 6, 2015
      Owenmore Fishery report 2nd May 2015: We have a good flood in the river at the moment and it will fish from about 2 o clock onwards. The river will stay fishable until Tuesday or Wednesday because there are showers forecast which will keep it topped up. The big fish that were around the Bridge have ...
    • A good flood and some early sea trout at the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry April 13, 2015
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery reports that they had an early run of sea trout last week but the water level was too high over the weekend… 12 April: We have a good flood in the river at the moment. It will be Monday before it is fishable. We have had a run of Seatrout over the last two ...
    • Finally the South westerly wind arrives at Owenmore and the seatrout take September 30, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports from Owenmore Fishery: 29/09/2014: We have not had rain for the past six weeks and the river is as low as I have ever seen it. Having said that when I checked the pools at night I see a constant trickle of good seatrout passing through. Last Saturday the wind finally decided to ...
    • A good salmon from Owenmore Fishery before floods, good fishing expected August 26, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports that with the constant rain that fell for two days on Mount Brandon the water was too high yesterday but there will be lovely water there today… We had one salmon 10 lbs just before the flood and there was some seatrout caught yesterday even though the water was very dirty. The wind ...
    • Some nice grilse ranging from 4 to 10 lbs from Owenea August 20, 2014Some nice grilse ranging from 4 to 10 lbs from Owenea
      Lindsey Clarke reports from OWENEA FISHERY – Monday 11th to Sunday 17th August 2014. We received no major floods this week but there were a number of freshes which meant that the river had fair water levels on Tuesday (0.20m), Wednesday (0.22m), Thursday (0.20m) and Sunday (0.20m). The gauge average for the week was reasonable reading 0.18 ...
    • Plenty of water and no shortage of seatrout on the Owenmore, Kerry July 15, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… Plenty of rain for the last couple of days. The river was too high for fishing yesterday but we had a terrific run of sea trout with everyone on the river very happy. We have had seatrout of up to 6 lbs on ...
    • Kerry rain makes for great daytime seatrout fishing at Owenmore July 11, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… 10/07 We had a big flood for five days and the continuous showers kept the water levels up so that it was perfect for day fishing. There were some good sea trout caught and we had one salmon over 8 lbs. our first on ...
    • Exciting night fishing for sea trout at Owenmore Fishery July 3, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… The night fishing has been very exciting for the last week even though the water levels are low the fish that came up in the last small flood are providing great sport. Rain forecast for Thursday and Friday and hopefully we will get ...
    • Owenmore running low but good night fishing for seatrout June 23, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… We have rain due on Wednesday which is badly needed. The water levels are low but the night fishing was excellent. The seatrout were still travelling even with the water levels so low. The seals are very active down in the estuary. I ...
    • Good water at the Owenmore and a few sea trout caught despite gales June 11, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… 09 June: We didn’t get all the rain that we expected but the river rose about six inches. Plenty of seatrout running and the heavy showers will keep the river topped up all week. We had five trout up to 3 lbs on ...
    • Good run of sea trout at Owenmore June 6, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in co. Kerry… 05/06/2014: There are plenty of sea trout running and they are being caught on the lakes and in the river. For two or three nights when the river was low we had some great night fishing also Our biggest trout by night was ...
    • Expected rain should see Owenmore fish well May 20, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry… There is rain forecast for Saturday and Sunday which means the river will fish well into the week. The rest of the week is broken and that will keep the water level up. Plenty of seatrout moving in the river and the Estuary ...
    • 3 seatrout caught at Owenmore fishery in stiff wind, water levels to remain good May 7, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in co. Kerry… 07 May Water levels perfect for fishing in the river at the moment. 3 seatrout caught in the lake yesterday even though the fishing was difficult with the stiff westerly wind. The water levels should stay good until the end of the week ...
    • Warmer temperatures and high tides expected to bring in the sea trout on Owenmore April 29, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in co. Kerry… On Sunday, 27 April,  the river rose about a foot and will maintain this height during the week as there are showers forecast for the week. Some fresh Seatrout moved into the system but the weather is still very cold. This wind is to ...
    • Sea trout active in the Estuary and moving into the Owenmore in Kerry April 9, 2014
      Frank Maunsell reports on the conditions and prospects on the Owenmore Fishery in co. Kerry… As of Tuesday, 08 April, the seatrout have started to move into the river especially since the easterly wind has gone. Conditions are improving and there is more activity showing from the fish in the estuary, which is always a good sign. ...
    • Patience is a virtue as anglers wait for fish at Owenmore March 18, 2014
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry reports; We have had a good number of enquiries about the river so far but people will just have to be patient and wait for the fish to arrive. Big seatrout can be caught in April but the real run starts in May. We then fish right through ...
    • Owenmore in Kerry prepares for open day March 10, 2014
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry reports; The Owenmore River will be opening in April. Even though the weather has been appalling with all the wind and rain we have still managed to open up a 1000 metres of pathway which gives us access to 5 pools which were inaccessible. We hope the weather ...
    • Recent rains improve sea trout fishing on the Owenmore, Kerry September 23, 2013
      Frank Maunsell of the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry reports that the recent rain saw catches increase over the weekend… 23rd September 2013: The recent rain has freshened up the lakes and they fished well over the week end. Between the two lakes we had 12 trout between 3/4 lb and 3 lb.The wind was from the west and ...
    • Owenmore produces some excellent fishing this week August 23, 2013Owenmore produces some excellent fishing this week
      Frank Maunsell of the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry reports: We had excellent fishing on the lakes on Wednesday. There were 9 trout caught between 2 and 3 1/2 lbs. We never got the floods we were expecting – the rain went north of us. The river is low but the night ...
    • Good fishing reports from the Owenmore Fishery rivers and lakes August 21, 2013
      Frank Maunsell of the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry reports that fishing on the river and in the lakes has been good and that prospects are good after more rain last night… 21/08: We had a very good week on the river and lakes. We had one salmon plus 3 grilse and some seatrout on the river ...
    • A small flood on the Owenmore, junior angler catches 31 sea trout in a night July 30, 2013
      Frank Maunsell of the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry reports on a huge run of small sea trout with some better fish caught in the dead of night… We had a small flood at the weekend but it only lasted for a day. There was an unbelievable run of small sea trout up to 1 lb . ...
    • Owenmore Fishery in Kerry has best seatrout run for 20 years July 24, 2013
      Frank Maunsell of the Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry reports that the water levels are at their lowest for years but even so the lower pools are absolutely stuffed with seatrout… We are having the best run of seatrout for over 20 years and if we get the rain that is forecast over the next few ...
    • The Dark flies are the most successful on Owenmore Fishery at the moment June 12, 2013
      Report from Owenmore Fishery in Dingle: 12/06/2013: Night fishing was good during the dry spell but now with the rain forecast it will be suitable for day fishing again. Water levels are ideal at the moment and are expected to rise during the week. At the moment dark flies seem to be the ...
    • Salmon on the Owenmore Fishery and sea trout in lakes May 28, 2013
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry reports that conditions on the river have improved. Water levels are perfect for day fishing because of the rain and the wind has gone south west. There was one salmon caught and released on the river yesterday – it was 8 lbs and there were sea trout ...
    • Fishing better at the Owenmore Fishery, Kerry but room for improvement May 23, 2013
      Frank Maunsell from the Owenmore Fishery in Kerry reports that the water levels are still up on the river. It is suitable to fish by day, there are fish moving. We had fish caught on the river and in the lake over the week end. Fishing is still hard going because of the north westerly ...
    • Perfect water on Owenmore, Kerry but conditions difficult May 16, 2013
      16 May: There is perfect water on the river for fishing but because of the unusual cold weather for this time of year you have to work hard for your fish. We had some trout on the lake the biggest being 2 1/2 lbs. Some of the days the lake was unfishable because of the ...
    • Spate on Owenmore in Kerry, should fish from Saturday May 10, 2013
      9th May 2013 : We have a big flood in the river at the moment. It will fish from Saturday on and with the showers forecast we should have nice water well into next week. The fish that were in the estuary waiting for this water will certainly run into the ...
    • A good quantity of sea trout reported in Dingle Estuary May 7, 2013
      Even though the weather has been very cold for the past month there are sea trout running. There are lots of sea trout in the estuary and now that the weather is warming up if we get a flood there will be a big run. There are some fish in the ...
    • Good prospects for salmon anglers at the Owenmore Fishery, Kerry September 5, 2012
      Water levels perfect for fishing for the next three days. If we get this coastal mist that is forecast it will fish for the rest of the week. Good trout being caught in both lakes. Frank Maunsell Address: Brandon Bay, Dingle, County Kerry. Telephone: 066 7139408 Mobile: 087 9476309 Email: [email protected] Web: www.owenmorefishery.ie/index.php
    • Fresh grisle and seatrout running at Owenmore Fishery August 31, 2012
      Report from Owenmore Fishery, Dingle in Kerry: 28/08/12: Water a little on the high side but clear. One grisle caught today and 4 seatrout on the lake over 1 1/2 lbs. High wind for tomorrow and the water should be perfect on Thursday. Some fresh grisle and seatrout running. Contact Name: Frank Maunsell Address: Brandon Bay, Dingle, County ...
    • Owenmore Fishery, Dingle should fish well at weekend August 17, 2012Owenmore Fishery, Dingle should fish well at weekend
      Report form Owenmore Fishery in Dingle:  15/08/12: Storms in south west at moment. River in full spate. It should fish Thursday evening/Friday onwards. We have had some good seatrout up to 3 lbs weight and some grisle. Frank Maunsell Owenmore Fishery, Dingle, County Kerry. Telephone: 066 7139408 Email: // Begin user = "enquiries"; domain = "owenmorefishery.ie"; document.write(''); document.write(user + '@' + domain + ...
    • Difficult conditions at Owenmore Fishery in Kerry August 3, 2012
      August 3rd: Fishing conditions are difficult at the moment, strong winds, high water but a lot of fish running. We had 8 seatrout between 2 lbs and 2 1/2 lbs yesterday Compliments of Owenmore Fishery Dingle, Co. Kerry Email: // Begin user = "enquiries"; domain = "owenmorefishery.ie"; document.write(''); document.write(user + '@' + domain + ''); // End // [email protected] Web: http://www.owenmorefishery.ie/
    • Owenmore Fishery in Co. Kerry fishing well with 23 sea trout caught June 18, 2012
      16th June 2012: The latest news from Ovenmore fishery in Dingle, Kerry:  Between last Sunday and Friday we had 23 sea trout caught on the river and the lake ranging between 3/4 lb and 3 1/2 lbs. River is fishing well with continuous showers the river will remain fishable. We are expecting more rain on ...
    • Perfect water on the Owenmore in Kerry for sea trout April 23, 2012
      22/04/12 Water levels perfect for fishing at the moment. There were 5 seatrout caught ranging from 3/4 lb to 2 lbs weight. River conditions will continue to be ideal because of the rain forecast for next week. Hopefully temperatures will rise which will make it more suitable. There are fresh fish in ...
    • Latest fishing news from Owenmore Fisheries, Kerry April 16, 2012
      14th April 2012 Here at Owenmore, we had two seatrout landed and one salmon lost during the flood. The water levels have now dropped but there is rain forecast for next week. The temperature hopefully will rise and we should have better fishing. We had snow on the mountains here yesterday. Contact Name: Frank Maunsell Address: Brandon Bay, ...