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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The club wish to inform people who want to join the club that the family membership of €50 is for family members under 18 yrs of age over 18 yrs are deemed as Adult membership. It is important that all anglers fishing Lough Na Leibe in 2016 renew their membership as it has been reported to club water-keepers that a number of anglers are fishing and are not members, the club membership runs from 1st January until 31st December each year.

Lough na Leibe angling rules

Bag limit of 2 Trout per angler per day.

Flyfishing, Worm fishing with float only (no legering)  and Spinning are only permitted methods of fishing.

No Maggots, Shrimps or any other baits to be used.

Absolutely no ground baiting allowed.

Only one rod permitted on the bank at any time, for Worm, Spinning or Fly fishing

Tight Lines

Ballymote & District Angling Club.

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Lough na  Leibe  is a spring fed mountain lake situated between Ballymote and Castlebaldwin. It is stocked with Rainbow and Brown Trout and is set in a beautiful, tranquil location. Lough Na Leibe offers Anglers hours of sporting fun in a club managed and well maintained Trout fishery, fishing on the lake is allowed from dawn to dusk only no night fishing.

Anglers must have a permit to fish this lake and they are available through Ballymote and District Angling Club, day ticket for adults is €25 per day and juniors under 18 is €10 per day and can be acquired at:


Henrys Gala Filling Station


Accommodation is available adjacent to this fishery, contact Mary 0876953851.


The club this year has introduced a visitors permit on a weekly basis for anglers who are visiting the area on holidays at a cost of €100 per week very good value and €50 for juniors under 18. The season is now opened and runs from 01st of Feb to 30th Nov 2014 signs are posted in relation to the fishing rules and club water-keepers monitor the lake over the season. All anglers who intend to fish Lough Na Leibe from 1st February 2014 should have their membership renewed and all Coarse Anglers who intend to fish the coarse matches starting on 13/04/2014 on Ballinascarrow lake must have their membership renewed by that date.
(c) 2009 Ballymote & District Angling Club