We are spoiled for choice, as far as the North West is concerned and in particular the South Donegal Bay area.
Salmon fishing at The River Drowes, famous for its success in producing the first salmon caught of the year. Season starts on January 1st, March and April are recorded as the best month for catching Spring Salmon and from May onwards the Grisle. Only 300 meters from Portbeg Holiday Homes.
Lough Melvin, Co Leitrim
With a stock of free rising trout. Salmon fishing: there is a privately owned area of Lough Melvin where the Fly only rule is enforced, this is a private stretch of lake and is fished by permit only. The rest of the vast lake is public and free and locals generally troll for salmon. Common Brown Trout, Gillaroo Trout, Sonaghan Trout.
Located 3km from Portbeg Holiday Homes. The Duff fishes from the end of April through to end of season (end of September).
There are approx of 30 different species of fish in the area. Other species available include; Mackeral, Pollock, Pouting, Conger, Shark, Wrasse, Ling, Ray, Coalfish, Fluke, Flounder and Plaice.
Those who prefer shore fishing will find miles of excellent locations from Bundoran, right around to Rossnowlagh beach.
(Approx2 miles from Bundoran) The estuary has good Sea Trout fishing , however angling on the erne is determined by the tides. Average size of sea trout caught on the estuary is .75 lb. Sea Trout can be caught from late March onwards. Spinning is a productive means of catching Sea Trout on the estuary, they will also take sand-ells and the fly.
Carty’s Land and Sea Sports
West End, Bundoran, North West, Ireland