Where to Fish in Southern Ireland - Leitrim

The Southern Ireland Where to Fish A to Z


Bolnagard Lake

Near Ballinamore is where the Irish record for bream was taken in 1997, it weighed 12lb 3ozs. There are also roach, perch, pike and eels and roach / bream hybrids. Coarse fishing is free. Nearby you will find 3 more lochs; Corgar, Drumlonan and Corduff, all good waters with very good tench. Google Map Reference 54.061248, -7.770589

Lough McHugh

Near Mohill is a 90 acre water which has bream, rudd, roach, pike, perch and very good tench. Google Map Reference 54.875085, -8.291806

Lough Rinn

Near Mohill holds bream, roach hybrids and very good tench. Google Map Reference 53.880926, -7.847908

Lough Rowan

Between Ballinamore and Mohill is a brown trout water managed by the Rinn-Shannon and District Angling Club. Fish to 15lbs, bit special for brownies. Contact the club secretary, Val Fitzpatrick on (087) 6758592. Google Map Reference 54.002476, -7.870456

Lough Scur

Near Keshcarrigan holds good stocks of bream, roach, hybrids, pike and perch. Google Map Reference 54.025169, -7.954911

River Bonnet

Manorhamilton Angling Club have 7 miles of the Bonnet from a mile below Glenade Lough down to Gortgarrigan Bridge. The river has runs of salmon and sea trout from April with July August and September being best for sea trout. Contact John McDonnell, 2 Church Street, Manorhamilton, Tel: +353 (0)72 55217. Google Map Reference 54.304810, -8.176824


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