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Lough Derg Fish Species


Lough Derg Fish Species

Here are the most common species in Lough Derg:

PIKE
lat:Esox lucius ie:Liús fr:Brochet de:Hecht nl:Snoek
pike

Size: up to 120cm
Weight: up to 20kg
Spawning time: Feb-Apr
Bait: Jerkbaits, dead bait, Jigging, fly, trolling baits

PERCH

PERCH

lat:Perca fluviatilis ie:Péirse fr:Perche de:Barsch nl:Baars
Size: up to 50cm
Weight: up to 2kg
Spawning time: April-May
Bait: Spinners, small Wobblers, jigging, trolling.

BREAM
Bream

lat:Abramis brama ie:Bréan fr:Breme de:Blei, Brasse, Brachsen nl:Brasem
Size: up to 60cm
Weight: up to 5kg
Spawning time: April-May
Bait: Maggots, sweetcorn, worms….

ROACH
ROACH

lat:Rutilus rutilus ie:Róiste fr:Gardon de:Rotauge nl:Blankvoorn
Size: up to 35cm
Weight: up to 1.5kg
Spawning time: April-May
Bait: Maggots, sweetcorn, worms….

RUDD
RUDD

lat:Scardinius erythrophthalmus ie:Talóg fr:Rotengle de:Rotfeder nl:Ruisvoorn
Size: up to 30cm
Weight: up to 1.5kg
Spawning time: April-May
Bait: Maggots, sweetcorn, worms….

EEL
EEL

lat:Anguilla anguilla ie:Eascann fr:Anguille de:Aal nl:Aal
Size: up to 110cm
Weight: up to 2.5kg
Spawning time: unknown
Bait: Worms in summer nights

TROUT (BROWN TROUT)
TROUT

lat:Salmo trutta fario ie:Breac donn fr:Truite de:Bachforelle nl:Beekforel
Size: up to 65cm
Weight: up to 9kg
Spawning time: Nov-Dec
Bait: Dry fly, wet fly, spinners, Trolling