Spinfish Where to Fish in Southern Ireland - Loais

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Grantstown Lake

Just 4 miles from Durrow, is a course fishery run by the Durrow and District Angling Club. 20 pegs with one stand of 2 pegs designed to accommodate anglers in wheelchairs. The club also have fishing for brown trout on the Nore and the Erkina. Permits from Michael Walsh, 18 Erkindale Drive, Durrow on (057) 9736437 or Lawlors Gala Shop, The Square, Durrow on (057) 8736234. Google Map Reference 52.871425, -7.503727

Laois Angling Centre

Consists of 4 lakes stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout, carp and bream making it an excellent mixed fishery venue. Doir Bui and Cluainin have the have the coarse fish while Corrach Mor and Corrach Beg hold the trout. Full facilities including wheelchair access. Log on to: http://www.laoisanglingcentre.ie  Google Map Reference 52.985369, -7.627204

Mountmellick Angling Association has the fishing on the river Barrow from Portarlington to just before Monasterevin. Google Map Reference 53.117413, -7.326910

The Barrow

A limestone river so fly life is good, watch out for the Mayfly hatch. The club water is quite varied with plenty of fast flowing water which is ideal for early season wet fly fishing, deep flowing water for nymphing,smooth flowing glides and slow deep pools and runs which make it perfect for fishing dry flies and emergers. Contact the secretary, Eddie Blanche on his mobile, call 086 072 1297. Google Map Reference 52.393804, -6.949629