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  • Tags: Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

"There is one strange fact connected with this lake - no salmon come into it, though they come up to the very point where the River Derg escapes out of it…"

"In this Lough is great plenty of fish such as trouts, eels and salmon as I am told. Trouts may be had by angling in abundance from March till winter and at the head of the river between Knocnacoyne and Leanaght might a good eel fishing be had in the…

"…The story is told that in ancient times Lough Derg abounded in salmon and salmon-trout, just the same as its next neighbour, Lough Erne..."

A folklore account of St. Patrick and the salmon of Lough Derg
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