Carrowmore Lake is situated in the parishes of Kiltane and Kilcommon Erris, County Mayo between the villages of Bangor Erris and Barnatra at the southern end of Broadhaven Bay. The freshwater lake is over 4 miles (6 km) long and almost 3 miles (5 km) wide at its widest point.
It has become one of Irelands most popular salmon lakes for early season spring fish and grilse.
The fly collection in this section contains just some of the patterns that are succesful on Carrowmore throughout the fishing year..We will be updating this section with more information on the lake and the flies used there as we go through the 2018 season.
This Bumble was designed by Andy Latimer and has been one of his most successful top dropper flies on Lough Carrowmore Co Mayo, where it has accounted for numerous spring salmon.
It is a beautifully tied pattern with all the ingredients of a good bumble,quality palmered body hackles and classic colouring of claret,black,blue and red with a crest tail.Fish it for lake salmon and trout anywhere.
This pattern is a variant of Kingsmill Moore's famous Claret Bumble. Muddler heads of deer hair,in this case dyed claret are tied on flies to give them a greater buoyancy.The large muddler head also causes more disturbance when fished in the surface film.This popular trout fly variant has become a firm favourite on lough Carrowmore in County Mayo where it has been very successful for spring salmon.
This fly was first designed by Stan headley for Lough Melvin.
It is a great top dropper fly on a team of wets at Mayflytime.It is now fished all over Ireland and has acquired a number of variants eg Green Octopus and some with muddler heads,Also works well for salmon on lakes.
This pattern is a variant of Kingsmill Moore's famous Claret Bumble. Muddler heads of deer hair,in this case dyed blue are tied on flies to give them a greater buoyancy. The large muddler head also causes more disturbance when fished in the surface film.
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