Open season

    01 April – 30 September



    3 miles east from Skibbereen, West Cork, beside the road to Leap. Located in a scenic wooded area. The lake is mainly deep (to 40 ft.) with narrow, shallow, margins. Attractive shore angling sites off by-road at eastern end of lake and boats are available for hire. The lake holds a good stock of wild, native Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout are stocked regularly to maintain a high stock density and give worth-while angling returns. Small Eels, Rudd and occasional Pike are also present. Recommended angling methods include artificial flies best fished from a boat – worms (using a float) or a small spinner.

    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

    Permits from:

    Boat hire:

    Boat hire and permits available from Mrs. E. Connolly 028 33328

    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