Fishing is a great activity helping you stay alone with your thoughts, along with the emotions every time you have a catch. If you are keen on fishing and you are lucky enough to be close to River Shannon then wait no longer, this is the perfect place for you. Along the Shannon River there are many islands, bends, quiet bays, pools and backwaters – all of them perfect spots to haunt for fish.
If you are a fan of angling, Carrick is a perfect place for you.
The ShRFB is Ireland’s largest regional fisheries board. Carrick is called Angler’s Paradise for a reason. It is a very extensive coarse angling area with a galore of fishing hotspots available not only on the main river Shannon but also the many lakes in the region – within 10km radius of the town are more than 40 lakes. The area is very well serviced. The Shannon Regional Fishery Board has angling structures on many of the waters in the vincity. Some of them ensure wheelchair friendly access and facilities.
Certain waters in the area are on private land and you should seek permission to access these fisheries.