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County Mayo is an administrative county in the Republic of Ireland, and one of the thirty-two traditional counties of the island of Ireland, located in the province of Connacht. Mayo is the third largest of Ireland’s 32 counties in area and 15th largest in terms of population. The county was named after the village of Mayo, which is now generally known as Mayo Abbey. The county has a population of 123,839. The county's main towns are Castlebar and Ballina, respectively located in the centre and in the northeast of the county.

The river Moy in the northeast of the county is renowned for its salmon fishing.

Salmon Fisheries
Irish rivers have healthy runs of salmon and sea trout and conservation measures which were recently introduced will ensure these stocks continue to flourish. Rivers such as the Munster Blackwater, Laune, Erriff, Moy, Drowes and Finn provide very good salmon fishing for both visiting and indigenous anglers...

Ballina - Ballina Angling Centre

Unit 55 Ridge Pool Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo - Tel: (096) 21850 - Email:

Ballina - John Walkin's Fishing Tackle Shop

Market Square, Ballina, Co. Mayo - Tel: (096) 22442 or (087) 2959225 Fax: (096) 22442

Ballina - Ridge Pool Tackle Shop

Cathedral Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo - Tel: (096) 72656

Ballinrobe - Billy Bourke's Outdoor Pursuits

Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo - Tel: (092) 41262

Ballinrobe - Dermot O'Connor's Fishing Tackle Shop

Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo - Tel: (092) 41083 Fax: (096) 21850

Castlebar - Christy Murphy Angling Centre

Linenhall Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo - Tel: (087) 2994217

Castlebar - Field and Stream

Main Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo - Tel: (094) 21030

Cong - Cong Angling Centre

Cong, Co, Mayo - Tel: (094) 9546848 or 087 9096086 - Email:

Cong - Fred O'Connor

Cong, Co. Mayo - Tel: (092) 46008 Fax: (092) 46771

Foxford - Gannon's Tackle Shop

Providence Road, Foxford, Co. Mayo - Tel: +353 (0)86 2659066

Foxford - PJ Tiernan

Foxford, Co. Mayo - Tel: (094) 9256731 Fax: (094) 9256731 - Email: - Today they run an Angling advice centre and Gillie service from the house where they were born...

Swinford - Seamus Boland

Bridge Street, Swinford, Co. Mayo - Tel: 094 9251149 Fax: 094 9251149 - Email:

Westport - A Shore Thing

The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo - Tel: +353 (0)98 28447 or +353 (0)87 0585752

Westport - Hewetson's

Bridge Street, Westport, Co. Mayo - Tel: (098) 26018 Fax: (098) 27075

Westport - Westport Marine Supplies Ltd.

Shop Street, Westport, Co. Mayo - Tel: (098) 28800

Ballin Lough

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Ballin Lough is a rich limestone lake of 22 hectares located 2 miles North of Westport, which has earned a reputation as a fine rainbow trout fishery...

Carrowkeribly Lough

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Between Ballina and Foxford...

Castlereagh Lakes

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The Castlereagh Lakes (3), beside Irishtown, in Co Mayo, have first-class fishing stands, stiles and footbridges and two of the 28 stands have facilities for disabled anglers. The lakes have good bream from skimmers to over 5Ib as well as rudd to over 1Ib and perch, pike and eel. Roach are very plentiful, some to 1Ib...

Cloondroon Lake

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Small peaty lake. Weedy bottom in summer with some emerging weed close to the shore....

Coarse fishing venues in Mayo


Eatons Lake

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...mid size lake very deep up to 75ft in places access difficult due to overgrown rushes...

Lake Clare - Claremorris

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Lough Beltra

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Lough Beltra (Loch Bhéal Trá) is one of Ireland’s most beautiful lakes set in wild countryside and surrounded by mountains on all sides. A rugged picturesque setting that offers first class salmon angling from the opening day on March 20th right through to the seasons close on the last day of September. For anglers there is little to match a day on Beltra in pursuit of wild Irish salmon and sea trout - it can make a lasting impression...

Lough Conn

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The vast majority of trout caught on Lough Conn are taken on wet flies when trout are moving near the surface during the seasonal fly hatches but, even in the valley periods, between hatches, it is nearly always possible to attract the attention of a trout to a team of well presented wet flies....

Lough Cullin

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Trout fishing on Lough Cullin generally starts around 17th March with the trout feeding voraciously on freshwater shrimp, snails and hoglice. Given some mild weather, large Chironomids, colloquially known as Duckfly, appear...

East Mayo Anglers Association

The East Mayo Anglers' Association have over 6.5 miles of prime fishing water. Our fishery starts up river at Oldcastle, Meelick Swinford and runs down river to the boundary with the Clongee Fishery, outside Foxford....

Foxford Salmon Anglers Association

Michael Tiernan 
Riverside, Foxford, Co Mayo

Glenisland Anglers Co-op

Glenisland Anglers Co-operative, Kilgarve, Glenisland, Co Mayo, Ireland Phone: +353 94 9021302 Email: - The Glenisland Anglers Co-operative was set up to provide anglers access to salmon and sea-trout fishing on the East side of lough Beltra....

Mayo Shore Angling Club

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Mayo Shore Angling Club was established to promote the sport of sea shore angling in Ireland. We are based in Mayo but welcome members from all over Ireland. We welcome members with reduced mobility...

Angling Accommodation - Ballinrobe

How many times have you booked a fishing holiday, only to find when you get there, that your accommodation is miles away from the lake and fishing ends at 6pm, just when the evening rise is about to start...

Corrib View Lodge

Our Guesthouse is newly built and has a total of 8 bedrooms ensuite, all rooms have Televisions, phones and Tea/Coffee making facilities. Michelle will ensure you never go hungry with her selection of breakfast menus, be it a full Irish or continental. She is also always on hand to help you select from her delicious evening menu which has lots of home cooked goodies in store...

Keel River Lodge - Ballinrobe
Keel River Lodge is a luxury self-catering house (Accommodation - 1800sq ft) on the shores of Lough Carra, Ballinrobe, Ireland. Keel River Lodge is located 4km from Ballinrobe on the N84 to Castlebar...

Loughbawn - Partry

Peter & Patricia Roberts - Loughbawn, Kilkeeran, Partry, County Mayo - Tel: + 353 (0) 94 954 3046 - E-mail: - An ideal centre from which to fish Loughs Carra (4,000 acres) and Mask (20,000 acres), world renowned wild brown trout lakes (season March - Sept). Stocks of both lakes are mostly maintained by natural spawning in the feeder streams. Fishery Officers remove eggs from some selected hen fish, fertilise them and raise them to the unfed fry stage in a nearby hatchery, for release into stretches of stream where spawning is sparse...

Maloney’s Lodge - Foxford

Of course, being so close the River Moy makes Maloney’s Lodge the ideal place to be based for your fishing holiday. The location puts you right in the heart of prime salmon and trout territory, allowing you easy access to all that Foxford has to offer to make your fishing experience one of the best in the country....

Mulranny Park Hotel - Westport

Clew Bay offers all-weather fishing amongst its 365 drumlin islands. Options include reef fishing off Clare Island & Achill Island for Mackeral, Pollack, Whiting, Coalfish, Haddock, Puting, Red, Cod, Turbot, Conger, John Dory and many more species. Go sharking fishing in August and September off Achill & Clare Islands...

Alan Pearson - Pontoon Flyfishing School

The Flyfishing School, Pontoon Bridge Hotel, Pontoon, County Mayo - Telephone:+353 94 9256120 - Our courses are designed around the requirements of the individual, whether he/she be a complete novice or relatively experienced....

David Slack

Woodbine House, Church Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 96 71178 - Flycasting Tuition for salmon and trout anglers...

Jim Murray

Jim is a CERT qualified angling guide providing angling and tuition for brown trout on Loughs Conn and Cullin and Salmon fishing on the River Moy...

Paddy McDonnell

Flycasting Instruction - Fly casting is a vital element of our overall fishing strategy that is combined with techniques, tactics and knowledge born of experience. The important fly casts to know are the ones that present our flies stealthily and accurately where we want them, in the manner we want, counteracting any adverse conditions of weather and coping with the many varied obstructions we sometimes have to contend with...

Robert Gillespie

Leckee, Castlebar Road, Foxford, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 94 9256874 Mobile: +353 (0)86 0536833 - Email: - GAIA APGAI (Salmon, Trout & Sea Trout) FFF (Master & THCI) REFFIS (Registered Instructor, School and Guide) Robert has an acknowledged wealth of information on salmon flies...

Achill - Cuan na Cuine

Tony Burke - Angling Charters, Cashel, Achill, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 98 47257 or +353 86 8407497 Fax: +353 98 47257

Belmullet - Doloree

Belmullet Dive Centre, Cosgroves, Blind Harbour Belmullet, Co Mayo - Telephone: +353 97 81335 or +353 86 8365983 - Over thirty-nine varieties of fish known to inhabit the waters around Belmullet, the sea-angler is rewarded with the best all-round sea angling waters in Ireland...

Belmullet - Rachel Michelle

Lavelles Garage, Aughleam, Blacksod, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 97 85669 or +353 87 2471776

Blacksod - Fionnuala

Angling Charters, Tirrane, Clogher, Blacksod, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 97 85741 or +353 86 6736711 Fax: +353 97 85741 - Brú Chlann Lir offers the perfect getaway for anglers, with two charter boats the Noirin Ban and Fionnula.The local area boasts over 40 species of fish and a huge choice of waters from sheltered creeks to Achill Head where the ocean meets craggy reefs, broken ground and sand...

Clare Island - Restorick II

Bluefin Adventure, Clare Island, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 (0)86 2423199

Killala - Deltic

Angling Charters, 3 Seaview, Killala, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 96 32573

Newport - Innishoo

Coastal Zone Services Ltd., Knockbreaga, Newport, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 87 2255440

Newport - Shamrock I - Clew Bay Angling

Mary Gavin Hughes, Clynish View, Derradda, Newport, Co Mayo - Email: Tel: 086 8062282 - Clew Bay is also the place you will find renowned Charter Skipper "Mary Gavin Hughes" , who grew up on the sea and is a 4th generation sea angler following in the wake of her forefathers all sea faring men, from whom she learned the hallmarks of her trade from a young age...

Westport - Lady Helen

Angling Charters, Rossmoney, Westport, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 98 26514 or +353 87 7647789

Westport - The White Seahorse

The White Seahorse is a registered Angling Boat which has all safety equipment on board. A 36ft, 300 horse power Bullet custom built boat with a cruising speed of 18 knots is skippered by experienced local man Austin Gill. All fishing rods etc are supplied....

Corrib View Lodge & Angling Services

The famous Lough Corrib, abundant with Salmon and wild brown trout, and just 15 minutes up the road, Lough Mask, another spectacular wild brown Trout Lake. There are also many exceptional rivers in the area, the Clare and Robe rivers offer some excellent Salmon or evening Dry Fly fishing...

Mayo Fishing

If you are looking for guidance on fishing in County Mayo contact one of the service providers below...

Tiernan Brothers Angling Centre

The Tiernan brothers were born beside the river Moy the best salmon river in Ireland. They have never strayed too far from it's banks. Fishing is and has always been their abiding passion...

Sea angling in the Sligo - Mayo area

The Sligo - Mayo coast boasts some of the most exciting sea fishing in Ireland. More than 400 miles (700 km) of coast gives every conceivable variety of ground, from superb strands, through broad estuaries to rocky shores with offshore reefs. And that’s just the mainland. Islands abound and, beyond them, the deeper waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The 50-fathom line is within easy reach of most of the ports...

David Dinsmore

Knockfarnaught, Lahardaun, Ballina, Co Mayo - Telephone: +353 96 51933 or +353 871255563 - - Guided fishing arranged for brown trout and salmon on the western lakes in particular Lough Conn....

David Hall - Hall's Angling Centre

David Hall has fished for the Irish Angling Team at home and abroad. The angler can avail of his indepth knowledge of the rivers and lakes of the surrounding area...

Declan Hughes

Coolegrane, Foxford, Co. Mayo , Co Mayo - Telephone:+353 (0)87 764 9571 - Guided fishing arranged on private and day permit waters...

Frank Costelloe

A holder of the Marine & Countryside Guide Certificate, Frank is one of Lough Corrib's famous boat men and guides. Ashford, Cong, Co Mayo - Telephone: +353 94 9546348

Harry Feeney - The Foxford Lodge

The Foxford Lodge, Pontoon road, Foxford, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 94 9257777 Fax: +353 94 9257965 Mobile: +353 87 2501858 - E-mail: - Fishing for Atlantic Salmon, Seatrout, Brown Trout, Pike, Perch, Cod, Mackerel...

Judd Ruane

Judd Ruane, Nephin View, Creggs Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo. Tel: +353 87 6736969 - We specialise in seatrout fishing and the Moy estuary is our hunting ground. We cater for all levels… from complete beginner to the experienced angler and all tackle is provided if required...

Ken Hall

Foxford, Co Mayo - Telephone: +353 86 8846920 - E-mail: - Ken specialises in lough style flyfishing on Loughs Conn and Cullin....

Kenny Sloan

7 Riverside, Foxford, co. Mayo - Tel: +353 (0)87 9670310 or +353 (0)94 9256501 - I live in foxford on the banks of the River Moy, and have been guiding full time for 9 yrs...

Kevin Sheridan

Tuam Road, Kilmaine,Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 93 33435 - Kevin gives flycasting tuition for salmon and trout anglers. Guided fishing trips Lough Mask and Lough Carra....

Malcolm McPherson

I have many years experience as an angling guide on the Moy estuary and I have an intimate knowledge of this area and the excellent sea trout angling available here...

Michael Tiernan

Michael has been Ghillie/Guiding on the fisheries of the River Moy and Boated professionally on Loughs Conn/Cullin for over 15 years...

Padraig Kelly

Cloghans, Ballina, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 96 22250 - Padraig is a salmon and trout fishing guide in the North West Region. He specialises in the angling on Lough Conn and the surrounding area...

Robert Gillespie

The Moy system however is very much an all methods Fishery in many places due to its character. All those into catch and release only fishing, or fly-fishing only, will find that a lot of the following may be suitable not for you. You will though still find plenty of quality sport on the Moy system in places...

Sean O'Donoghue

Partry House, Partry, Co. Mayo - Telephone: +353 94 9543004 - Sean is a flyfishing guide on Lough Carra and Lough Mask...

Thomas Bourke

No 1 Streamstown, Westport, Co Mayo - Telephone:+44 77 65836735 or +353 98 27103 or +353 86 8331586 - A holder of the Advanced Marine & Country Guides Certificate (Game Angling), proprietor of the Owenwee Fishery outside Westport. Guiding, boats and engines arranged for game anglers locally and on loughs Conn, Carra and Mask; mountain lake fishing also catered for...

Fly Fishing on Lough Carrowmore

Fly fishing for salmon and sea trout on lough carrowmore in bangor erris counnty mayo ireland using a kodak playsport...

Fishing Lodge Self Catering Ballinrobe Mayo Ireland

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