Caragh Lake is a large scenic lake in County Kerry within  Killarney National Park – a short drive from Killorglin, just off the main Ring of Kerry route. The lake itself is 4 miles (6 km) long, set among broom and heather-covered hills with majestic mountains in the background. There is a drive around the lake that will allow you to experience first hand the true beauty of this rural area. It has limited access to launch a boat from however boats can be hired locally from the fisheries manager Mike O’Shea. The lake support good stocks of small brown trout, sea trout and salmon – a permit for which is required for salmon and sea trout. The scenery is breath taking as you are completely surrounded by woodlands and mountains. The upper Caragh fishery is also worth a visit details and rates are also available from Mike O Shea – fishery manager. Mike can be contacted on 087-2213835 or you can e-mail him on

If you would like more information about this lake, please feel free to contact me.

Damien Willis +35386012546


Lough Fishing Buddies Visit Caragh Lake
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