Waterway

Location:

Lough Allen can be located on the outskirts of the small town of Drumshanbo on the Drumkerrin road.

County: Leitrim, Roscommon
Fish: Coarse ()
Description:
Catch:Pike, Brown Trout, Bream & Roach.

Lough Allen is a large, deep lake and is one of Ireland\'s leading Pike waters. Fishing is best by trolling, and Pike can be located in the bays when they can be fished from the bank in the early months. Brown trout can be caught here and Bream can be found in the shallow end of the lake and are usually caught near the Drumkerrin road. The river Shannon from the lake to 300m under the sluice gates is good for Bream and Roach.

Season:

All year around.

Methods:

All legal methods. No live bait with pike fishing.

Cost: Coarse fishing is free.
Fish: Pike ()
Description:
Catch:Pike, Brown Trout, Bream & Roach.

Lough Allen is a large, deep lake and is one of Ireland\'s leading Pike waters. Fishing is best by trolling, and Pike can be located in the bays when they can be fished from the bank in the early months. Brown trout can be caught here and Bream can be found in the shallow end of the lake and are usually caught near the Drumkerrin road. The river Shannon from the lake to 300m under the sluice gates is good for Bream and Roach.

Season:

All year around.

Methods:

All legal methods. No live bait with Pike fishing.

Cost: Coarse fishing is free.
Fish: Trout ()
Description:
Catch:Brown Trout.

The Allen is 8 miles long by 3 miles wide, with the water level controlled by the sluice gates. Good stocks of Brown trout can be caught here averaging about 1 lb, with the best of them being caught in April, August and September. Boat fishing can be done in this lake.

Season:

Trout season is between February 01st- September 30th.

Methods:

Fly and spin.

Cost: Information on costs together with boat hire can be obtained from Mr Brian Mc Gourty, Carrick Road, Drumshanbo.

Premier Electrics