River & Lake Fishing In Connemara

If your passion is River & Lake Fishing then you can experience the perfect angling holiday in Connemara.

Sea Trout, indigenous Brown Trout and superb Salmon fishing are available at many of the fisheries. Both lake and beat fishing is available. Ghillies can be arranged in advance and are advised in most locations. Salmon licences are required by the state and can be purchased locally. Many of the fisheries provide a tackle hire service and tuition in the art of fly-fishing by qualified instructors.

Connemara offers access to some of the best privately-owned salmon and trout fishing in Ireland, both on river and lake, and indeed several of them own complete river systems. These provide the expert fly angler with opportunities to land one of our premier game fish – Atlantic salmon.

Select from the Connemara Fisheries listed below:


Ballynahinch Castle Fishery

Ballynahinch Castle Fishery

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel and Fishery is located on one of the most beautiful fly-fishing rivers in Ireland. Atlantic salmon, wild brown trout and sea trout are all available in the magnificent setting of Connemara, County Galway. The Ballynahinch Catchment drains ...

Culfin Fishery

Culfin Fishery

The Culfin Fishery is located approximately half way between Clifden and Westport in the beautifully scenic area of Connemara. This fishery is situated 6 miles west of Leenane and is comprised of the Culfin River, Lough Muck and Lough Fee. ...

Delphi Fishery

Delphi Fishery

Delphi Fishery is located in Connemara, County Galway offers top quality salmon fishing in beautiful mountainous surroundings. There is a wide variety of fly fishing on an exceptionally pretty river, and two spectacular lakes. The Delphi system includes the Bundorragha ...

Kylemore Abbey Fishery

Kylemore Abbey Fishery

Kylemore Abbey Fishery is located between the mountains of Connemara, County Galway and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of the Kylemore, Middle and Castle lakes and five and a half miles of the Dawros River which enters the sea in ...

Lough Inagh & Derryclare Fishery

Lough Inagh & Derryclare Fishery

Lough Inagh Fishery is located in Connemara, County Galway and consists of fishing on Lough Inagh and Derryclare Lough as well as fishing on the outflowing rivers from both loughs. It holds spring salmon, grilse, sea trout and large brown ...

Screebe Fishery

Screebe Fishery

The Screebe Fishery is six miles south of Maam Cross, County Galway, at the head of Camus Bay. It consists of an inter-connected series of loughs and a short river. The fishery is famous for its stocks of pike, salmon, ...

The Erriff Fishery

The Erriff Fishery

The Erriff Fishery is one of the premier salmon fisheries in Ireland. It is located in Leenane, County Galway and comprises the Erriff River and two small loughs, Tawnyard and Derrintin. The River Erriff is renowned as a salmon fishery, ...