For Coarse and Pike Angling visitors to Sligo will be spoiled for choice.
The Ballymote area offers a good variety of coarse and pike fishing on a number of lakes and the Owenmore River.
The Cluid Stretch is a very accessible location situated 2 miles outside Ballymote on the Ballinacarrow road. It holds bream, rudd, hybrids and perch. Bags of bream up to 100 lbs have been recorded on this stretch.
This lake has large stocks of bream, rudd and hybrids. It also holds some carp. The lake has excellent facilities including a car park, angling stands and stiles.
This is a small lake 2 miles north of Ballymote.It holds large stocks of bream, rudd, hybrids, specimen tench, perch and pike.
Situated 4 miles west of Ballymote opposite Templehouse Lake is Cloonacleigha Lake. The lake covers almost 30 acres. There is a slipway for launching boats.
Is best fished from the Kilbrattan shore.Permission has been granted by Mr Roderick Perceval, to fish for the lakes excellent stock of bream and its pike and rudd. Contact: + 353 (0) 719183329
Beautiful Lough Gill is best known as a salmon and trout fishery but it holds sizable stocks of pike and perch and a good stock of bream. A few pike competitions are fished there annually with fishing mainly from boats whereas bream fishing would be carried out from the suitable shoreline locations.
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