Where to Fish in Southern Ireland - Sligo

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Sligo

Ballymote and District Angling Club have day ticket water offering game and coarse fishing including Lough na Leibe which has naturally spawning raibows. Call (0) 8686 12225. Google Map Reference 54.090308,-8.517178

Easkey Lough


Lots of small trout plus sea trout in August, finnock of about .75lbs, plus a few bigger fish. There are also a small number of salmon. Fishing is free of charge. Google Map Reference 54.152181,-8.850716

Loch Gill and the River Bonnet


At 6.5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide Gill is a big water. Know more for it's salmon fishing, Gill gets a good run of spring fish from the start of the season and fishing last until May which is good timing as the trout come on from then. Good trout too in the 1lb average range. There is a May fly hatch from mid May to mid June when fishing can be very good. Best spots Holywell to Church Island and Aughanore Rock. Permits and further information from; Sligo Anglers, c/o Ricky Fabozzi, Breedgue, Knockhaver, Sligo. Tel: (071) 9168404; Barton Smith, Millenium House, Unit 3, Stephen Street, Sligo. Tel: (071) 9142356; Doherty's House of Value, Wine Street, Sligo. Tel: (071) 9171900. Google Map Reference 54.248177,-8.391892

Lough Talt


Is a 200 acre lake in the Ox Hills which holds numbers of small brown trout averaging about 3 to the pound. Easy access right next to the R294. Fishing is free. Google Map Reference 54.248177,-8.391892

 

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