Spinfish Fisheries with Access for Disabled Anglers - Kildare

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Spinfish A to Z Guide to Fisheries Accessible to Disabled Anglers

Coarse Fishing | Rivers | Stillwaters / Loughs

Accessible Fisheries in Southern Ireland

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Stillwaters / Loughs

Nurney Lakes

Nurney Lakes is a fishery and farm park great for a family day out. 2 lakes, Willow is fly only while Birch is a bait pool (worms only). Stocked with rainbows 2 to 6lbs with some specimen to 18lbs just to give you a scare.

There are indoor and out door play areas for kids, a snack bar serving hot and cold drinks and snacks and toilets with wheelchair access.

Call +353 (0) 87 2221828

Google Map 53.101378, -6.927138

Checked 14/06/19

Coarse Fishing

Athy and District Angling Club

Athy DAC have fishing on the river barrow and Grand Canal salmon, brown trout, eels, pike, perch, brean, rudd nd tench.

The waters expend from Port Dunrally, Vocarstown to Maganey Lock.

The have an excellent facility on the canal marina where they have a good coarse fishing competition scene. The water is accessible by carand with solid paths and platforms it would suit some disabled anglers. Google Map 52.989713, -6.983485

Membership is open to anyone with dicsounts for seniors and juniors. No information on day tickets however membership is so inexpensive it is worth joining to get a week or two fishing.

To book the marina for competitions call 086 3824043.

Membership from Griffin Hawe Tackle Shop in Duke Street, the Heritage Centre and the Library in Athy.

Google Map Athy town bridge 52.991999, -6.985120

Checked 23/05/19

Canals in Kildare

There is a lot of good coarse fishing on the canals in Kildare. To help I have found a link to the Irish Waterways guide to canals, try this:

Access to Canals in Kildare

The New Barrow Line, Littletown Bridge to Ballyteague has platfroms installed designed for use by disabled anglers.

Checked 14/05/19