Spinfish Fisheries with Access for Disabled Anglers - Louth

The Southern Ireland Where to Fish A to Z

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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River Fane

The river Fane flows from Lough Ross in Northern Ireland and eventually enters the sea at Blackrock in County Louth. It has some every good trout fishing with good hatches of fly.

Dundalk and District Brown Trout and Salmon Angling Asssociation

have fishing on the Fane from the bridge over the R171 near Knockbridge; Google Map Ref 53.968474, -6.495078

Google Street View River Fane

Google Street View River Fane Knockbridge

Up to near this point on the Border on the R179; Google Map 53.879496, -6.349049

Google Street View River Fane

River Fane Upper Limit

Brown trout fishing is reconed to be very good on this stretch. The Fane is also classified C & R for salmon and sea trout this year.

The Association also has fishing on the Castletown River and tributaries from the estuary at Dundalk up to the border with N Ireland. Good brown trout, salmon and sea trout classified as Catch and Release.

In addition they have the River Flurry from the Castletown River estuary to the border with N Ireland. Good brown trout but closed for salmon and sea trout at present.

Membership is realy inexpensive for so much water and there are even discounts for seniors and juniors. Day tickets and family tickets available:

Owen Watters Shop on the N53 at Annavakey Cross.

Terry Kelly Paint Shop, Ramparts, Dundalk

Fatima Stores, Fatima Park, Dundalk

Lakeside Angling Fishing Shop, Main Street, Dundalk.

Dundalk Salmon Anglers Association

have fishing on the River Fane from Dundalk Bay up to Knockbridge. The best of the salmon and sea trout fishing is in the middle reaches of the river from Stephenstown Bridge to Iniskeen.

Although there are some fish in the summer the best of the fishing is back end, September and October. Sea trout enter the river May / June, best spot is at Mckennas Bridge.

There is good access for disabled anglers at Stephenstown Bridge with vehicle access, disabled parking and concrete stands.

Google Satellite Stephenstown Bridge

Google Satelitte Stephenstown Bridge river Fane

For membership information and day tickets go to: Dundalk Salmon Anglers Association

Checked 19/07/19

The Rivers Dee and Glyde.

The Dee and Glyde Fishing Development Association

The Association control fishing on these two rivers which have shown a recovery and now classified as Catch and Release fishery (The Dee is closed up to May 11th but C & R thereafter). The Association has been active in working on improvemnts to these river which suffered in the 1940s by being dredged to drain the land for agriculture.

The Dee rises in Co Cavan and flows 30 miles to the sea at Annagassan. A fertile river, the Dee has good fly life including Mayflies, olives and sedges.

The Glyde is slightly longer at 35 miles. Day tickets are available from tackle shops in Dundalk and Drogheda.

There is an accessible stretch of the Dee at Ardee next to a nice bit of water with ramp access to the Riverside Walk.

Google Street View Adree

Google Map Reference 53.879496, -6.349049


Stillwaters / Loughs

Sorry cannot find any game fishing still waters listed in Louth

Coarse Fishing

Stephenstown Ponds

Run by the Stephenstown Pond project the area around the fonds has been developed into a lively social enterprise with a cafe, conference centre and secure parking. oh and fishing.

Google Street View Stephensontown Ponds

Google Street View Stephenstown Ponds

An attractive location, tree fringed with some water lily beds. There are custom built fishing stands one designed for disabled anglers.

The lake has good stocks of carp plus roach and perch. Permits from reception, call 0429379019.

Google Ref Reception 53.965121, -6.459958

Checked 20/07/19