With spectacular, tranquil landscapes and waters that support a huge population of wild fish, Leitrim truly is an anglers’ paradise.

Coarse fish species in the area include bream, roach, rudd, hybrids, tench, pike and perch and game fish include wild atlantic salmon, sea trout and brown trout. Both beginners and experienced anglers can benefit from the services of a friendly local expert, who will be able to advise on the best bait, locations, tackle and even local fishing lore.

Fishing License Information

The fisheries in Leitrim are constantly monitored and maintained by Inland Fisheries Ireland so that a high degree of excellence is assured at all times with respect to water quality, angling requirement and fish stocks.

You do not need a licence to do coarse angling in Leitrim. Game angling does requires a licence which can be purchased online from

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