Fishing has been one of the most popular activities on earth since the dawn of man and it is still beloved in Killarney to this day. The various lakes and rivers across Killarney are home to many species of fish including salmon, trout, herring, and tench amongst others.


There are multiple businesses in Killarney that can provide you with all the equipment needed for fishing such as high quality reels and bait. A license is also required and can be obtained from O’Neils of Killarney who deal with all the licences and permits for fishing in Killarney.


Guided or unguided fishing tours are available and there are many expert fishermen happy to provide assistance to help make your experience optimal.


For those of you looking to fish from a boat John Buckley organises fishing trips on all the rivers and lakes in the Kerry region for both salmon and trout from beginners to seasoned anglers. It is possible to book both half day and full day trips. Depending on your experience, you can choose from a leisurely day on a boat or wading in our small or bigger rivers. John supplies tackle for those that need it and arrange pick up and drop off from your accommodation.

Cronin’s Tours offer all inclusive packages around the Lakes of Killarney whether you are a beginner fisher or a seasoned pro.

Get out your fishing rods and make a day of it in Killarney in the fresh waters of Killarney National Park.