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Bangor Erris Angling
Bangor Erris Angling club was established in 1970. The Club waters, including a stretch of the Owenmore River – which runs through the town of Bangor Erris – and also Carrowmore Lake – located just outside the town of Bangor Erris...
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Welcome to
Bangor Erris Angling
The fishery is very unique because it offers fantastic angling opportunities for both advanced and beginner anglers
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Welcome to
Bangor Erris Angling
Salmon fishing on the fly is very popular in bangor erris because anglers have a very good chance of catching a fish at any time throughout the season
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Welcome to
Bangor Erris Angling
It is a beautiful picturesque town located on the banks of the River Owenmore
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Carrowmore Lake has continued to yield some great Spring Salmon on the Fly despite a lot of bright weather over the past week.

About Bangor Erris

Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo is located on route N59 and is 40km west of Ballina and 50km north of Westport. Bangor Erris Angling club was established in 1970.
Bangor Erris is the gateway to the Erris Peninsula linking Belmullet with Ballina and Westport. It is a beautiful picturesque town located on the banks of the River Owenmore. The town has a central location and along with the superb world renowned wild salmon and sea-trout and brown fishing the area has to offer there also are many other attractive tourist activities for anyone wishing to visit North Mayo. Bangor Erris nestles at the foot of the Bangor Trail, a 22 mile mountain pass across the Nephin Beg Mountain Range to Newport, and there are many beautiful walks including the ‘Bangor Trail’ and the ‘Western Way’.

Carrowmore Lake

Carrowmore lake is located 2km North of Bangor Erris and has an approximate area of 1000 hectares of fishing water which ranges in depth from 1 to 6 metres.
The lake is frequented by very healthy stocks of Spring Salmon, Grilse, Sea Trout and also has a substantial number of resident Brown Trout.

Owenmore River

The Owenmore River is a spate river which runs alongside and then past the town of Bangor Erris. The river boasts some of the finest most fly waters in the region and the river is easily accessible from the nearby networks of roads.
The season on the river begins on the 1st of February and runs to the 30th of September. The river, like the lake, is frequented by many spring Salmon, Grilse, and a later run of Summer or harvest Salmon and also has some returning Sea Trout. The Bangor Erris club waters contains approximately 36 maintained holding pools.

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Bangor Erris Fishing Season


1st Jan to 30th September

Sea Trout

1st feb to 13th September

Brown Trout

1st May to 12th October


Mayo Weather
County Mayo, Ireland
8:03 am, July 21, 2024
light rain
Wind: 5 mph
Pressure: 1009 mb
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:33 am
Sunset: 9:52 pm

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