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In the interest of protecting the safety and health of our staff, their families, our guests, suppliers and our close-knit Connemara community we have taken the difficult decision to close until further notice. 

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In the interest of the health and safety of our associates and guests, we have implemented a minimum 2 night stay until September 30th

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Set in a private 700 acre estate of woodland, rivers and walks in the heart of Connemara Co. Galway

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Fishing Rates

Fishing Rates

Method: Fly Fishing Only
Season: 1st February – 30th September
Licences: All anglers are required to purchase a government licence
Age: No children under the age of 12 are permitted on the fishery

Beginners Fly Fishing Tutorials
For our guests interested in learning how to fly fish, or who are looking for a novel way to spend a morning, why not partake in a half or a full day’s fly fishing tutorial at the hotel with one of our experienced tutors? Whilst you may not become an expert fly fisherman in a morning, the tutorial intends to give the participants a good insight into the basics of fly fishing. There is a maximum of 3 people per tutorial with a minimum age of 12. It is imperative to book a fly fishing tutorials in advance to avoid disappointment. 
Participants are taught how to set up their tackle correctly, cast competently, learn which flies to use and much more. The tutorial commences on the lawn in the walled garden where initial casting techniques begin. Later in the session, the students are taken to a section of the river where they will put their skills into practice.

It is imperative to book fly fishing tutorials in advance to avoid disappointment. 

We recommend a maximum of three people per tutorial, however if there are more in your group, please contact our Activities Coordinator to determine how best to accommodate you.

 Half Day Tutorial (3 hours)   Full Day Tutorial (6 hours) 
 10am to 1pm or 2pm to 5pm   10am to 5pm
 x1 person: €160  x1 person: €190
 €70 per person thereafter €90 per person thereafter 

* Children aged from 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult on all tutorials

* Guided River & Lake Fishing
For those who have fly fished before, why not try river fishing for salmon or trout with one of our qualified guides? If you are unsure whether trout or salmon is the best option, please do not hesitate to ask one of the fishery team. Included in the price is equipment hire, wellington boots & flies. There is a maximum of 2 anglers per guide. Government licences are included.

 Guided Fishing   Half Day (3 Hours) Full Day (6 Hours) 
  10am to 1pm or 2pm to 5pm  10am to 5pm
 Guided River Fishing  x1 person: €190 x1 person: €220
  €80 per person thereafter €100 per person thereafter 
 Guided Lake Fishing x1 person: €150 x1 person: €180 
  €50 per person thereafter €70 per person thereafter

 To avoid being disappointed, please ensure that you reserve your guided fishing before you intend to fish. This can be organised through reception.

Self Guided River & Lake Fishing Packages
For those with previous fly fishing experience, we are very happy for you to fish the river without a guide. Guests are provided with fishery maps and allocated a beat by the fishery manager in the morning. Included in the price is your one-day fishing license, equipment, wellington boots & flies. 

We recommend a maximum of two anglers per beat, however if there are more in your group, please contact our Activities Coordinator to determine how best to accommodate you.


 Self Guided River Fishing  Half Day (3 Hours) Full Day (6 Hours) 
  10am to 1pm or 2pm to 5pm  10am to 5pm
 Self Guided River Fishing  €110 per person €130 per person
 (Salmon & trout)  
 Self Guided Lake Fishing €50 per person €70 per person
 (Stocked trout only)  

Fish Species and Bag Limits
Our river is home to wild Brown Trout and during the season is visited by spawning Salmon and Sea Trout. Our stocked lake is filled with Rainbow Trout. Below is a guide that suggests the best time of year for each species:
SalmonMid-May to September - 1 fish per day, catch and release encouraged.
Sea Trout June to August - Catch and release.
Brown TroutMay to Mid-September - Catch and release.
Rainbow TroutMarch to October - Catch and release.

Government Licence
Government fishing licences are required for all anglers

One Day €20
21 Day €40
District Season €56
Countrywide Season €100
Under 18 Season €10


Tackle & Equipment
Flies:
Salmon Flies: €4.50 each
Trout Flies: €2.50 each
Rod Breakage: €30