Ballina is known as the “Salmon Capital of Ireland” and the ideal destination for passionate anglers. Belleek stands of the bank of the River Moy, only a few minutes away, which is one of the best Salmon rivers in the world. Many tackle shops in town will provide equipment for any requirements, and we are also more than happy to give you advice. Fishing lessons and boat trips are available as well, just ask for assistance.
Carrig Country House and Restaurant is sitting right on Caragh lake....
The north east counties of Cavan, Monaghan and Tyrone are host to many fine pike angling venues. Why not combine the unique experience of a stay on the Castle Leslie Estate with excellent fishing in one of Ireland's best-preserved lakes and day trips to a variety of quality angling venues in the vicinity. Managed with care by the Leslie family for generations, the beautiful Glaslough or Green Lake is considered by many to be one of the best-preserved lakes in Ireland.
Experience superb Trout Fishing on Lough Corrib, one of the premier Wild Brown Trout lakes in Europe. At Currarevagh Guesthouse we are privileged to have this wonderful amenity on our doorstep, with direct access to the lake through our grounds. More than simply an Irish Fishing Hotel, we provide luxury accommodation as well as a range of facilities especially suited for the fly fisherman or angler fishing Lough Corrib.
Enniscoe Estate s ideally placed in the renowned Fly Fishing and Game Angling waters of the West of Ireland. The Enniscoe House offers fishermen and anglers the highest standards of guest accommodation or why not try one of the self-catering apartments. Cloonamoyne Fishery, on the shores of Lough Conn, provides a discerning angling service for both the dedicated angler and the absolute beginner. Lough Conn is renowned for its brown trout fishing with the main season running from April to September. In addition to trout fishing, there is usually a run of Spring salmon and later, a run of grilse. Arrangements can be made for fishing on other local lakes and rivers where salmon and sea trout are the main quarry. At Cloonamoyne Fishery one can hire boats, engines and the services of experienced gillies, and avail of the facilities at the purpose built fishing lodge on the shores of Lough Conn. Transport to and from fishing available and accommodation can be arranged either at Enniscoe or with local accommodation providers.
With two fishing lakes there are plenty of pike, trout and perch to be caught. Why not fly fish in your own private trout lake or bag yourself a huge pike on Hilton Lough (catch and release policy
Lough Abisdealy is a tranquil lake on the estate with a surface of 50 acres and depths of up to 20 metres. Pike and Rudd are in abundance as well as Roach. As a private lake Lough Abisdealy has not been over-exposed with only a limited numbers of anglers allowed to fish. So, even the most inexperienced angler is bound to catch something!
The river Blackwater has been noted for a good run of salmon over the years, traditionally with spring fish arriving in February and March, grilse in June and July and a late run of autumn salmon in August and September. There is also an excellent brown trout population in the Longueville stretch, making for fantastic sport throughout the fishing season. The season opens at Longueville House on 1st February and it closes on 30th September annually. Longueville has one and a half miles of beautiful fishing on the Blackwater adjoining the estate, approx. 50 miles upstream from the river estuary at Cappoquin.
Newport House is situated overlooking the estuary of the Newport River where flows into Clew Bay and is within easy reach of some of Ireland's most beautiful lakes, mountains and coasts.Newport House is famous as a fishing centre and holds the fishing rights to the internationally renowned Newport River (fly fishing only) with 8 miles of river (both banks) and Lough Beltra West - 3 miles by 1 mile.
Longford has some of the best coarse and game fishing, and the keen fisherman is spoilt for choice, with over thirty lakes, rivers and canals available.These include the River Shannon, the Inny River, the Camlin River, Lough Gowna and Lough Ree.There are numerous locations capable of being enjoyed from the shore, giving excellent opportunity to catch pike, bream, roach, tench and perch.
There is an amazing range of fishing for the experienced and novice angler in and around Ballyshannon. The fisheries include rivers, lakes, the Erne estuary, the rocky shore, beaches and of course the deep sea. The angler is spoilt with choice with many different species and techniques of fishing. There are local ghillies (Fishing Guides) or Charter Boats that can be booked for Freshwater or Sea Fishing. You can of course also bring your own gear or you can buy gear and licenses in the local tackle shops. No license is needed for sea fishing. Sea Boat fishing trips for species like Mackerel, Pollock, Wrasse, Cod, Ling, Gurnard, Blue Shark and many others can be booked directly through the contacts below or we can organise and book it for you. The skippers usually offer half, full day or evening trips and the Bait and Tackle is included.