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Rathcon Farm

Rathcon FarmAddress: Grangecon, Co. Wicklow

Hours: 9AM – Dusk

Proprietor: Dermot Page

Phone: (086) 829-2309

Web: www.rathcon.com

eMail: dermot@rathcon.com

Description: 8.5 Acre Peat Base Lake

Fish: Rainbow Trout – Up to 10lb

Fishing: Fly Fishing Only

Policies: Reservations Required, Catch & Release (Day Fishers Keep One Fish), No Wading

Cost: €30 Full Day / €20 Half Day

Season: Open All Year Round

Facilities: Parking, Lodge, Bathrooms

Rating: 5 out of 5

Comments: There is a no wading policy, but the majority of the lake is accessible from the banks. The location can be difficult to find, but anglers the reward is worth it. The fish are excellent and typically hard fighting. Call in advance, as the lake is sometimes closed for private parties.

Best Flies:

All Season Streamers

Mid to Late Season Grey Sedge
Damsel Nymph

Late Season Royal Wulff
Daddy Long Legs