tackle, ghillies and boat hire

Anglers are legally required to be in possession of a salmon or sea trout licence. Licences can be purchased from the Waterville Angling Centre, online at www.salmonlicences.ie or from any Inland Fisheries Ireland office.

On purchasing a licence an angler receive a copy of the Salmon Angling Regulations which provides information on bag limits, gill tags and how to return your completed logbook and un-used tags.


Rods and Tackle

Spring Salmon: 13 to 15 ft Rod, Floating or Sink Tip Line, Leader 12lbs

Summer Salmon/ Sea Trout: Single Handed Rod 10ft to 11ft6. Leader 6 to 8lbs. Preferred Lines, Floating, Intermediate and Sink Tip.

Successful patterns for Salmon include: Hairy Mary, Blue Charm, Thunder & Lightning, Cascade, Logie, Blue Doctor, Shrimp Fly Paterns, Stoats Tail, Silver Stoat and Garry Dog. Sizes 6 to 14.

Successful patterns for Sea Trout include:The Bibio is regarded as the most essential sea trout pattern. Other flies include; Claret Bumble, Claret & Jay, Claret & Blue, Claret and Mallard , Fiery Brown, Black Pennel, Wickham's Fancy, Watson's Fancy, Connemara Black, Golden Olive, Peter Ross, Alexander, Bog Fly, Straw Grouse, Bloody Butcher and Golden Olive Bumble, Jungle Bunny. Sizes 8 to 14.

Tackle can be purchased at
Waterville Angling Centre
Contact Kevin and Chris Brain
Telephone: 066 9474433
Mobile: 087 6766986
Web: kbfishingireland.com
Email: info@kbfishingireland.com

Permits for the Cummeragh and Inny catchment
Official fishing license distributor
Stockists of all your angling supplies


Ghillies and Boat Hire

Boats are available for hire on Derriana, Cloonaghlin, Na Mona and Na Huise. Permits to fish these lakes may be purchased at Watervillle Angling Centre.

The cost of boat hire with outboard engine on is €100 per day. The cost to members of the Waterville Fisheries Development Group is €55 per day. To find out how to become a member click here.

We are happy to recommend the following ghillies and there contact details for boat hire on Lough Currane who support the Waterville Fisheries Development Group.

The cost of a ghillie with boat is €140 per day. The cost of boat hire on lough currane is €55 per day.

Name Contact Information Boat Hire

Appleby,
Vincent
 
Tel: 066 9475248
Mobile: 087 2074882
Web: www.salmonandseatrout.com
Email: salmonandseatrout@eircom.net
No

Baker,
Rodger
 
Tel: 066 9478009
Web: www.cloghvoola.com
Email: info@cloghvoola.com
No

Brain,
Kevin
 
Tel: 066 9474433
Mobile: 087 6766986
Web: www.kbfishingireland.com
Email: info@kbfishing.com
No
Donnelly,
Frank
Tel: 066 9474303
Mobile: 087 4160200
Web: www.lakelandshouse.com
Email: lakelands@eircom.net
Yes

Donnelly,
Sylvestor
 

Tel: 066 9474327
Mobile: 087 7642527
 
Yes

Dwyer,
Mike
 
Tel: 066 9474081
Mobile: 087 6666873
Email: mikegdwyer@gmail.com
No

Murphy,
John
 
Tel: 066 9475257
Mobile: 086 3991074
Email: john@loughcurrane.com
No

McGillicuddy,
Dominic
 
Tel: 066 947 4023
Mobile: 087 2051515
Email:dominicmcgillicuddy@eircom.net
No

O’Shea,
Neil
 
Tel: 066 9474527
Mobile: 087 9942792
Web: www.oshealoughcurrane.com
Email: oshealoughcurrane@eircom.net
Yes

O’Shea,
Tom
 
Tel: 066 9474973
Mobile: 087 9228659
Email: tomfishing@eircom.net
Yes

O’Suillivan,
Michael
 
Tel: 066 9474800
Mobile: 087 2202355
Email: watervilleboats@gmail.com
Yes

O’Suillivan,
Vincent
 
Tel: 066 94747661
Mobile: 087 2863983
Web: www.vincentsfishing.com
Email: flyfisherman@O2.ie
No

Priestly,
Bob
 
Tel: 066 9474726
Mobile: 087 9228662
No

Scully,
Junior
 
Tel: 066 9474270 No

Wharton,
Terence (Jnr)
 
Mobile: 087 2100064 No

Wharton,
Terence (Snr)
 
Mobile: 087 0638231 No