5lb 2oz trout for 7 year old Aoife on Lough Sheelin

Aoife Cassidy (aged 7)  and father, Brian, from Belfast enjoyed a great day on Lough Sheelin last April 13th. The pair had chosen to...
Richie Meacle with his best trout of the day

Sheelin trout to 5lbs as Buzzers and Olives hatch, but weather a challenge

The weather last week made fishing on Lough Sheelin both difficult and challenging for anglers – dropping evening temperatures, north east winds and showers...
Andrew Browne with his 3lbs wild trout caught at Plunketts Pt.

Trout fishing testing as temperatures tumble on Sheelin

April 6th to April 16th 2012 ‘The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series...
Two boats almost over the weir at Finea, March 21st, 2012

Lough Sheelin trout angling report

Lough Sheelin normally is a lake that is slow to ‘take off’ from an angling point of view with anglers usually gradually appearing in...
Pat with their best fish

Lough Sheelin fly anglers see action in Chambers Bay

Oliver McCormack of Ashbourne and angling pal Pat Sweeney of Santry produced a few beautiful Trout from Sheelin on the fly. Fishing in...

Trout season begins on March 1st across Westmeath.

TROUT SEASON. On March 1st local and visiting anglers will venture out on some of our splendid lakes and rivers dotted across Westmeath. If...
Winner of the Garda visitors cup Tony Grehan - 4lbs 15 ozs

Great late season fly fishing on Lough Sheelin

10 October: If Lough Sheelin was a runner you would describe it this week as giving a ‘finishing kick’. The lake fished exceptionally well over...
Jimmy Heneghan with the winning trout of 5 lb. 5.4 oz on Lough Sheelin

Jimmy Heneghan from Mayo wins a 19ft. Sheelin Boat with a trout of 5...

02 October: Brenda Montgomery reports that the level of Lough Sheelin rose dramatically from Thursday onwards and with the sudden influx of cold...
Lough Sheelin trout

Lough Sheelin a challenge for some, olives and sedges fish best

September 18th – September 25th 2011 The lake provided challenging fishing to anglers over the past week with a wide variety of mainly dry flies...

Olive hatches reported from Lough Sheelin in blustery weather conditions.

There is a good hatch of olives during the day at Bog Bay and  Goreport area of the lake.  Blustery conditions for most of...