Lough Allua


Co. Cork, Ireland

Fishery Information

Lough Allua is a freshwater lake located in County Cork, Ireland. It has an area of 1.36 km² and is situated beside Inchigeelagh. The lake is known for its diverse fish population, including pike, salmon, Arctic char, and trout.

What size do the fish go to?

Lough Allua ranks amongst the top pike waters, regularly producing pike weighing 20 to 30 lbs. Other species such as perch, roach, rudd, eel (currently closed), tench, and occasionally rainbow and brown trout can also be caught.

What tactics work well?

For pike angling, various techniques can be employed including using lures, bait, or fly fishing. Coarse anglers have a range of options, including swimfeeder methods, pole fishing, and float fishing. Irish coarse fish respond well to all international techniques.

What facilities are on site?

At Lough Allua, residents and non-residents can avail themselves of six 17ft lake boats, with or without engines, for a daily fee. Life jackets are available in various sizes, and fishing tackle can be hired for a daily fee in combination with boat or cottage rental. There is also a small tackle shop offering a range of quality tackle, lures, baits, and depth charts of the lake. Fishing guides are available for booking, providing assistance and guidance for various species and methods.

Is parking available?

It would be advisable to contact the fishery directly to inquire about parking arrangements.

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