16 March 2021: Anglers are advised that under the current Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions the Cork stocked trout lakes due to reopen 1st April will remain closed until further notice.

    The Kerry lakes, due to reopen 1st May will remain closed if current restrictions continue.

    Open season

    01 April – 30 September



    An attractive, convenient, 25 acre, clear water lake, 3 miles east from Bantry. A unique location, because two roads fringe 75% of the lake’s margin, creating exceptional shore angling facilities. Boats are available if required. An excellent stock of Rainbow Trout and some Brown Trout are present, and the lake is restocked regularly with adult Rainbow Trout to maintain a high stock density, and to give satisfactory angling returns. Occasional Pike, Perch, Eels and Rudd are also present. Successful angling methods include worms with a float artificial flies or small spinners.

    Permit Prices

    • Season permit Adult – €120
    • Season permit Juvenile/Senior – €50
    • Day permit Adult- €15
    • Day permit Juvenile/Senior – €10
    • Boat permit (2 anglers) – €10
    • Boat permit (3 anglers) – €12


    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