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River Liffey - one mile both banks.

The River Liffey has a natural stock of wild Brown Trout up to 7lb and boasts of great hatches of fly throughout the season resulting in very large bags of fish especially during the mayfly time of May through to July and afterwards on sedges.


Three of the lakes on the golf courses at The K Club Kildare are stocked with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Pike.

  • The Rainbow Trout average is 2 1/2lb with some up to 12lb.
  • The Brown Trout average is 2lb with some up to 8lb.
  • The Pike Fishing average is 8lb to 16 lb.

Fishing is by fly or spinning only.

Seasons Dates for Lakes Fishing
Brown Trout March 1st to September 30th
Rainbow Trout All year round
Pike All year round

Coarse Fish

There are three lakes stocked with coarse fish consisting of Carp, Bream, Tench, Rudd, Roach, Perch and also Hybrids with several specimen fish being taken each year.

Fishing - All legitimate methods apply
Season - All year round

  • The River is Fly-fishing only
  • Spinning or Fly-fishing on the lakes

LATEST: Fly Fishing Article

Take a moment to read about Travel Journalist Linda Jackson's recent introduction to fly fishing at The K Club.
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Fishing Rates

Hotel Guest €55.00 per person
Non Resident €60.00 per person
Junior €40.00 per person
Ghillie (1 Ghillee required for up to 3 fishers) €50.00 per ghillie
Includes: 1/2 Day fishing (ie 3 Hours)
Including equipment, bait, tackle & Clothing


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