Angling on the Dingle Peninsula
Shore, Game, and Deep Sea angling are all available on the Dingle Peninsula.
For those interested in game angling, Lough Caum in Glannteenassig Forest near Castlegregory is a beautiful place. The lake boasts a large stock of wild brown trout and is stocked with rainbow trout. The shore is almost entirely fishable. Permits are required and boats are available. The Owenmore River is also good for game fishing, with permits available in Cloghane.
Permits are available at Keane's Supermarket, Tralee Road, Castlegregory; at Bowler's Bar, Castlegregory Village; and at Fitzgerald's Shop, Castlegregory Village.
Owenmore River has wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout from Permits needed. February 1 to October 12. Gillie and permits available at Bridge Cottage, Cloghane. Tel: 066-7138244.
Boats for lake fishing are available at Keane's Supermarket, Tralee Road, Castlegregory, 066-7139186.
For the shore angler, the perfect spot is never hard to find. Miles of famous storm beaches with crashing surfs for the sportsman after bass and painted rays, quiet beaches and estuaries offering skate, flounder and plaice; and piers and deepwater rock marks containing a variety of species including pollock, wrasse and conger eels. The Dingle Peninsula has it all, enough marks and fish to suit everyone's tastes and at any time of the year.
Inland Fisheries Ireland / Iascach Intíre Éireann have produced a "Fishing in Ireland" website, which includes a guide to the Dingle Peninsula detailing shore and sea angling locations and sources of bait.