Angling on the Dingle Peninsula

Dingle Peninsula is a great location for Shore, Game, and Deep Sea angling with enough marks and fish to suit everyone's tastes and at any time of the year.

There are miles of beaches for the shore angler with crashing surf for bass and rays, quiet beaches and estuaries with skate, flounder and plaice and piers and deepwater rock marks contain a variety of species including pollock, wrasse and conger eels.The shallow waters on the north of the peninsula have become known for specimen ray and monkfish, whilst Inch Strand to the South is known for big autumn bass.

For game angling, Lough Caum in Glannteenassig Forest near Castlegregory has wild brown trout and rainbow trout and the shore is almost entirely fishable.The Owenmore River is also good for game fishing, wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout with permits available in Cloghane.

For Deep Sea Angling there are a number of charter boat companies which are  fully licenced and equipped and suitable for both experienced anglers and novices. Some offer the option to have your catch prepared and cooked in a local restaurant.

girl sea angling - dingle boat tours

More Info

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, regulations and sources of bait. 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 - Permits needed from 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

Charter boat companies offer sea angling trips with an experienced skipper and all equipment is provided. See panel below for provider details.

Angling on the Dingle Peninsula