The Great Pike Waters of Ireland
The Ballymote area offers a good variety of coarse fishing on the Owenmore River, and on the Ballinascarrow, Cloonacleigha and Andrea loughs.
The Cluid Stretch is a very accessibe 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.
The Competition Stretch is 3 miles from Ballymote. It holds large sized bream, hybrids, rudd, pike and perch. It is at its best from June onwards. Big bags of fish have been recorded here. The stretch is famous for its competition facilities and good fishing.
Ballinascarrow Lake is just one mile east of Ballymote. This lake has large stocks of bream, rudd and hybrids. 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. This lake is very accessible with angling stands along the shore road.
Situated 4 miles west of Ballymote oppposite Templehouse Lake is Cloonacleigha Lake. The lake covers almost 30 acres. There is a slipway for launching boats. Pike over 20lbs are common in this lake.
Templehouse Lake is 4 miles north of Ballymote. This lake is best fished from the Kilbrattan shore. Permission has been granted by Mr. Roderick Perceval to fish for the lakes excellents stock of bream and its pike and rudd. Boats and motors are available to rent from
Mr Perceval, Templehouse
Tel: 071 9183329
Lough Augh, Black Lough and White Lough
Lough Augh, Black Lough and White Lough all hold stocks of pike. Lough Augh is situated about one mile east of Lough Arrow. Black Lough and White Lough are about two miles further east.
Glenade Lake, Belhavel Lake and Corrigeencor have good stocks of mainly pike and some coarse fish.
NORTH WESTERN REGION PIKE GUIDES & GHILLIES
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