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Where to fish

Welcome to Boyle Angling.




Cavetown Lake , situated just four miles from Boyle on the Roscommon N61 route. Adjacent to the lake is an excellent amenity area with picnic tables and rest rooms. Disabled persons' fishing stands have been constructed to facilitate up to six anglers.

Trout fishing on Lough Arrow is free. Season 1 March-30 Sept. Bank fishing not recommended. Boats can be hired on lake shore from Dodd Boats, Ballindoon. L Arrow FPS fishes in Loughs Arrow and Augh (pike, perch, b trout in L Arrow). NWRFB permits required, season 12, 5 conc, daily 3-1.

River Boyle is a tributary of the River Shannon, it connects Loughs Gara and Lough Key. Upstream of the town are quality bream, rudd, perch, roach, eels, hybrid and brown trout. Downstream, pike are to be found. Lough Nasool, 13m north, contains rainbow trout. Tackle shops: Abbey Marine, Carrick Rd who supplies live and ground bait, Christy Wynne, Main St . More information from Boyle Tourist Office Tel (079)62145.

Lough Bo provides good shore fishing for brown trout. Fly only. Season 1 April-30 Sept.Lough na Leibe has rainbow trout stocked by Central Fisheries Board. Season 1 April-30 Sept. Fishing from shore or boat. There is a good stock of brown trout in Lough Feenagh which has boats for hire. River fishing on River Unshin and River Feorrish (above Ballyfarnon); trout. Coarse fishing on Templehouse Lake and Cloonacleigha Lake which has good pike fishing and boats for hire. Coarse and trout fishing is also available on Lough Key, 3m east of Arrow.

The Boyle Angling Club holds an annual Easter Pike Festival on Lough Key, and an Open Pike Competition in the Autumn, as well as various club competitions for adults and juniors throughout the year.



Last modified: March 25, 2001 


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