Mountshannon is located on the western shores of Lough Derg. Mountshannon scenic village is a perfect location for the angler who wants to explore the idyllic waters of Lough Derg – Ireland’s largest pleasure lake. This is a good base for the Pike and Coarse Angler. Excellent Pike fishing around the shores locally is possible and boats are available for hire. Mountshannon is also within easy access of many east Clare rivers.

Boating on Mountshannon

East Clare
East Clare rivers has been well developed over the years, they are situated in unspoilt, peaceful countryside. Each water has its own wild, natural charm and special features that make a day long visit seem like only a short while. The area is most popular for pike and coarse fishing with abundant stocks of pike, bream, tench, rudd, roach and perch in most waters. Wild brown trout fishing is available in some of the remote hillside loughs. Most waters are very accessible with car parking close by, and purpose-built fishing stands have been erected on some lakes to provide greater ease of access and comfortable fishing.

Lough Bridget
Lough Bridget (or Silvergrove), a short distance from Tulla, its 90 acres fitted out with 30 fishing stands immediately off the lakeside car park. A number of these stands have been especially adapted for wheelchair access. Specimen tench have been recorded at Bridget and there is very good fishing for bream, roach , pike and perch. Doon Lake is another gem, alongside the road near the village of Broadford, very accessible and with lots of natural bank fishing space. There is good fishing for bream, roach and pike. Between Tulla and Feakle, there are quiet a few lakes the most well know are Clondanagh Lake, Clondomey Lake, Rosslara Lake and Dromore Lake.

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