Despite the cold and gusty northerly winds which prevailed for most of the week, anglers on Carrowmore Lake still enjoyed good spring salmon fishing. A total of 21 salmon were reported by anglers of which over 50% were released.


Thirteen year old Tom Bell will definitely remember his day on Carrowmore Lake as he caught his first ever salmon on fly! John Campbell had the best fish of the week, a fine 10 lbs salmon which he released, while Shane Maloney’s, first visit to Carrowmore Lake also resulted in a fine springer. Other successful anglers included R.Mayock, P.O’Mara, J. O’Neill & C.Blake.


Please note that Carrowmore Lake is a Brown Tag Fishery this year! For fishing on Carrowmore Lake contact Seamus Henry on +353 (0)97 83487 or visit