Spinfish Where to Fish in Southern Ireland - Monaghan

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Creevy Lough

Near Carrickmacross holds wild brown trout enhanced by stocking, there are also some rainbows. Contact Mr Gordon Sweetnam, Secretary, Carrickmacros and District Angling Association, c/o 57 Main St, Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan. Call (042) 966 1319. Google Map Reference 54.006408, -6.735206

The River Fane

Originates from Lough Ross on the border of Monaghan and Armagh. The river and it's tributaries have stocks of wild brown trout and salmon and sea trout runs in the summer. Sea trout fishing starts at the end of May while salmon fishing kicks off in July though to the end of the season. The sea trout fishing if best in the lower reaches of the river near McKenna's Bridge. Dundalk Salmon Anglers, Dundalk Brown Trout Anglers and the Village Anglers in Inniskeen control much of the fishing although some beats are in private hands. Contact Mr. C. Duffy, O`Hanlon Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth for the salmon Anglers; For the Village Anglers call Paddy Keenan Tel: 0872746755. For brown trout fishing contact Island Tackle, 58 Park Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth Tel: 00 353 42 9335698; The Bicycle Doctor, Bridge Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Tel: 00 353 42 9378139. Google Map Reference 53.951001, -6.384918

Lough More

A 90 acre lake with wild trout supplimented by regualr stocking with fry each year plus 2 yearold fish biannually. There are also good stocks of rudd, bream and perch. Fishing is controlled by The Lough More and Border Blackwater Angling Association. For boat hire call Sean Treanor, Glenmore, Carrickroe, Co Monaghan, Tel: 047 87212. Google Map Reference 54.911644, -8.213480

The Monaghan Blackwater

Is controlled by the Monaghan Anglers Association. It holds a good headof wild brown trout supplemented by stocking by the club, it also has good numbers of Dollaghan which run up from Loch Neagh to spawn. They recon using sea trout flies and tactics for Dollaghan, ie night fishing with flies like teal blue and silver, black pennel and Conemara Black. There is also a small run of back end salmon. Best spots are upstream of the Milltown and Rathconnell Bridges and the Silver Stream area above the joinings with the Ulster Blackwater. For permits and further information contact Contact: Mr Dick Kiernan Tel: (047) 81495. Permits from; Mr Dick Kiernan, Venture Sports, 71 Glaslough St, Monaghan Town. Call Tel: (047) 81495. Google Map Reference 54.415671, -6.789365