Angling Near Loughcrew Megalithic Centre
Thinking of a Fishing holiday in Meath? Loughcrew Megalithic accommodation can serve as an ideal base for exploring fishing hot spots.
Fishing In Meath - River Boyne
Fishing in the River Boyne is ideal, as large stocks of wild brown trout are found in it's tributaries. The Angling Associations controls most of this game while some are maintained by private fishery owners. You must obtain a permit from this association and use the correct fishing methods to fish here. Most associations support a policy of catch and release.
Lakes in Westmeath - Lough Lene
Season: 1st of March – 30th of September
Collinstown, Fore, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
This good sized lake fishery is just a short drive from Loughcrew Megalithic Centre. The lake is managed by a local association and there is plenty of wild brown as well as stock brown. You can also find various sedges including green peter and murrough. Great hatches of duckfly, mayfly can also be found.
Day permits, season tickets and boat hire are available through Tommy Fagan at +353 (0)44 9661359.
Rivers in Ireland - On the Blackwater, Kells.
The Blackwater is fed by Lough Ramor in County Cavan and is the largest tributary of the River Boyne. On the waters controlled by Kells Angling Club you can find the best of the brown trout. These are the stretches from Mabes Bridge to the Nine-Eyed Bridge.
A new record brown trout for the river which weighed in at over 9lbs 11ozs was produced in 2004.
Fishing in Cavan - Lough Sheelin
OPEN SEASON: March 1st - October 12th
Lough Sheelin is a the largest lake in Cavan and has an area of 4000 acres. The Lough is mostly in Cavan but parts are in Meath and Westmeath and is part of the River Inny system. This large lake can produce and maintain a large stock of large wild, pink fleshed trout. The average weight in recent years is about 3lbs with regular catches over 7lbs.