Ardaire Springs Angling Centre


Arderra, Co. Kilkenny, X91 XTY7, Ireland

Fishery Information

Ardaire Springs Angling Centre is located near Mooncoin, County Kilkenny, and offers over 4 acres of lakes stocked with Rainbow and Brown trout ranging from 2lb to 20lb. Known for quality large trout, the centre is home to some of the best stocked trout fishing in Ireland, with many trout weighing over 10lbs. The limestone spring water and abundant natural insect life create a thriving environment for the fish. The fishery is open all year round from 10.00 am to sunset, inclusive of weekends and bank holidays.

What size do the fish go to?

The fish sizes at Ardaire Springs range from 2lbs to 20lbs, with many of the trout weighing over 10lbs.

What tactics work well?

Specific tactics for this location are not explicitly mentioned in the source. However, effective flies at this location include damsel fly variations, cats whisker, boobies, blobs, buzzers, and dry daddy long legs. Both flyfishing and bait fishing are permitted.

What facilities are on site?

Ardaire Springs provides a wide range of facilities for a pleasant day’s fishing. These include an on-site tackle shop, a restaurant, a BBQ/picnic area with a covered canopy, and ample car parking. Free tea and coffee are offered to all anglers, and soft drinks are available for purchase. Moreover, the centre caters to family and group fishing activities – clubs, corporate events, associations, and school tours. It even offers a mobile home with self-catering accommodation and cooking facilities.

Is parking available?

Yes, ample car parking is available on site.

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