County Leitrim is widely acknowledged as an anglers paradise and has hosted numerous national and international angling competitions. The many unpolluted lakes and rivers in County Leitrim support a huge population of wild fish. Coarse fish species include Bream, Roach, Rudd, Hybrids, Tench, Pike, Perch and Eels. Game fish species include wild Atlantic Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. The county also has a reputation for friendliness and hospitality and the visiting angler can be assured of special attention in comfortable accommodations.
Contact: North West Regional Fisheries Board, Ardnaree House, Ballina
Tel: +353 (0)96 22788
Fax: +353 (0)96 70543
The Cloone area has a number of good waters such as Adoon, Keeldra and Kiltyfea lakes. Lake Adoon has Bream, Perch, Pike and Roach. Keeldra and Kiltyfea lakes both contain Pike and Perch and Kiltyfea also has Bream, Rudd and Hybrids.
The nearby town of Ballinamore is internationally renowned for its abundance of coarse angling waters. Being in the centre of Leitrim's lakeland district there are a minimum of 40 lakes within a 10km radius of the town. Most of the waters can be fished from the shore, however for those who wish to explore further, boats are available locally for hire, for the angler who like canal fishing, Ballinamore now has the new beautifully restored Canal, a magnificent fishing venture of Bream, Raoch, Tench Perch, Eel, and Pike. Specialised fishing maps, bait and tackle together with "Local Knowledge" are available in the town.
Mohill town map http://www.johnthemap.co.uk/pages/leitrim/mohill.html
Map of lake is area http://www.shannon-fishery-board.ie/uppershannon-coarsemap.htm