The Lakes Tour
The Lakes Tour
Glencar → Colgagh → Gill → Bo → Arrow → Labe → Acree.
Glencar Lake is situated in a beautiful, picturesque valley on the Sligo/Leitrim border. The lake has a resident stock of small brown trout and gets a good run of sea trout and salmon. Fishing is managed by Sligo Anglers Association contact 353(0)862189879 Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Permits are available at Barton Smith, Sligo contact 353(0)719142356. Boats are available on the lake through prior arrangement contact 353(0)862189879.
Lough Arrow is one of the outstanding brown trout fisheries in Ireland. It is famous for the quality of its trout which average 0.7kg, although fish up to 3.5kg are a possibility due to the rich feeding in this very productive limestone water. The lough lies 24 kilometres south east of Sligo town and 6.5 kilometres north of Boyle, Co Roscommon. There is public access for boats at Brick Pier on the eastern shore, Ballinafad Pier on the southern shore and Rinn Ban Pier on the western shore. The lake is well serviced with guides ghillies, and boats available for hire from several sources. An up to date, detailed angling guide for the lough including map, ghillie and boat hire details, is available from Inland Fisheries Ireland-Ballina.
Lough Na Leibe (or L Labe ) is a spring fed mountain lake situated between Ballymote and Castlebaldwin. It is stocked with rainbow trout and is set in a beautiful, tranquil Location. A permit is required from Ballymote and District Angling Club, available from McDermott’s Bar and Restaurant Castlebaldwin 353(0)719165132. The lake is managed by Ballymote and District Angling Club.