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    Rivers Laune and Killarney Lakes system


    This is a large Salmonid habitat which drains a catchment of some 320 square miles.

    The lakes and rivers of this system have very good populations of reasonably sized Brown Trout that accept a fly eagerly.

    Large Ferox Brown Trout can be caught on Lough Leane by trolling large artificial baits.

    Access is good throughout and boats and guides are available.

    Map of River Laune

    Season – Salmon from 17th January to 30th September. Sea-Trout, 17th January to 30th September. Brown Trout 15th February to 12th October.

    Contacts _ Inland Fisheries Ireland,
    Laune Salmon Anglers, Lough Leane Anglers , Clonkeen Anglers.


    Permit Prices – Beat 1 and 2

    • Season permit €240
    • Day permit Adult- Salmon €30, Trout €10
    • Day permit Juvenile/Senior – Salmon €15, Trout €10
    • Half Day permit (trout only)- Trout €6

    Permits are also available from

    • Joan O’Sullivan The Shop Beaufort Killarney Co. Kerry
      Tel. 064 6644397
    • Foleys Shop & Filling Station, Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry
      Tel. 064 6633907
    • O’ Neill’s of Killarney, 6 Plunkett St. Killarney, Co. Kerry.
      Tel.  064 6631970
    • Landers Outdoor World, Mile Height, Killarney Road, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
      Tel: 066 7126644